Valentin Heller

Dr. Valentin Heller
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Nottingham
The Coates Building
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)11 574 860 49
E-mail: valentin.heller(at)
Personal URL: link

Key Publications of Valentin Heller (up to ten) :
Heller, V. (2017). Self-similarity and Reynolds number invariance in Froude modelling. Journal of Hydraulic Research 55(3), 293-309.
Heller, V., ed. (2016). Tsunami science and engineering. Printed Edition of the Special Issue Published in Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, MDPI, Basel.
Heller, V., Bruggemann, M., Spinneken, J., Rogers, B. (2016). Composite modelling of subaerial landslide-tsunamis in different water body geometries and novel insight into slide and wave kinematics. Coastal Engineering 109(3), 20-41.
Heller, V., Spinneken, J. (2015). On the effect of the water body geometry on landslide-tsunamis: Physical insight from laboratory tests and 2D to 3D wave parameter transformation. Coastal Engineering 104(10), 113-134.
Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2014). A universal parameter to predict landslide-tsunamis? Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 2(2), 400-412.
Heller, V., Spinneken, J. (2013). Improved landslide-tsunami predictions: Effects of block model parameters and slide model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Ocean 118(3), 1489-1507.
Chaplin, J.R., Heller, V., Farley, F.J.M., Hearn, G.E., Rainey, R.C.T. (2011). Laboratory testing the Anaconda. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 370, 403-424.
Heller, V. (2011). Scale effects in physical hydraulic engineering models. Journal of Hydraulic Research 49(3), 293-306.
Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2011). Wave types in landslide generated impulse waves. Ocean Engineering 38(4), 630-640.
Heller, V., Hager, W.H. (2010). Impulse product parameter in landslide generated impulse waves. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering 136(3), 145-155.

Expertise of Valentin Heller:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Applied Sciences / Technologies / Engineering
Topic CryospherePolar Ice Sheets/ Sea Ice
Topic Risk & Disaster ManagementRisk Assessment / Forecasting
Spatial ZonesCoastal Zone
Open Ocean
Time FrameRecent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Literature Study

Specialties of Valentin Heller:
Natural Hazards (Subaerial landslide generated impulse waves, Landslide-tsunamis, Effects of impulse waves in reservoirs); Hydraulic Structures (Scale effects, Ski jumps, Experimental modeling); Renewable Energy (Wave energy conversion, Distensible wave energy converters, Elements of hydropower plants)

Last update: 11/27/17
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2019)

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