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Ryan Beemer

Dr Ryan Beemer

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Offshore Foundation Systems, Centre for

Contact details
Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems
The University of Western Australia (M053)
35 Stirling Highway
+61 8 6488 2782
Ph.D. - Texas A&M University, 2016
M.S. - Texas A&M University, 2011
B.S. - Washington State University, 2008
Key research
Anchors and caissons/monopiles for renewable offshore energy systems
Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) sensors in geotechnical engineering
Geotechnical centrifuge and 1-g physical modelling
Translucent clay simulates
Biogenic offshore calcareous sediments
Conference Proceedings

Beemer, R. D.,Murali, M., Biscontin, G., Aubeny, C. (2016). “Rotational Behavior of Squat Monopiles in Soft Clay from Centrifuge Testing.” GeoChicago 2016, ASCE, Chicago

Beemer, R. D., Shaughnessy, E., Ewert, K. R., Boardman, N., Biscontin, G., Aubeny, C., Grajales F. J., (2016). “The Use of Sodium Phosphate to Improve a Translucent Clay Simulate.” GeoChicago 2016, ASCE, Chicago

Grajales, F. J., Beemer, R. D., Muali, M., Aubeny, C., Biscontin, G.(2015) “Response of Short Monopiles for Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations: Virgin and Post-Cylic Loading.” GeoQuebec. Quebec City

Murali, M., Grajales, F., Beemer, R. D., Biscontin, G., Aubeny, C. (2015). “Centrifuge and Numerical Modeling of Monopiles for Offshore Wind Towers Installed in Clay.” OMAE2015, 41332, ASME, St. John's, NL

Beemer, R. D.,Murali, M., Biscontin, G., Aubeny, C. (2015). “Theory on Measuring Orientation with MEMS Accelerometers in a Centrifuge.” IFCEE 2015, ASCE, San Antonio, TX

Beemer, R. D., Aubeny, C. (2012). “Digital Image Processing of Drag Embedment Anchors in Translucent Silicate Gel.” GeoManitoba, Canadian Geotechnical Society, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Beemer, R., Aubeny, C., Randall, R., Drake, A. (2012). “Predictive Model for Drag Embedment Anchor Performance in Clay Seabed.” Proc., 17th Offshore Symposium, SNAME, Houston

Aubeny, C. P., Beemer, R. D., Zimmerman, E. (2009). “Soil Impact on Non-Stationary Anchor Performance.” Proc., Offshore Technology Conf. OTC 20081, Houston.


Beemer, R. D. (2016). “Experimental Studies of Squat Gravity Caissons and Monopiles for Offshore Applications.” PhD Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.

Beemer, R. D. Pajouh, M. A., Rodriguez, (2015) “Lessons Learned from Geo-Legends: Dr. J. Michael Duncan.” GeoStrata, November-December.

Aubeny, C.P., Gilbert, R., Randall, R., Zimmerman, E., McCarthy, K., Chen, C., Drake, A. Yeh, P., Chi, C. Beemer, R. (2011). “The Performance of Drag Embedment Anchors (DEA).” OTRC Project Report 32558-A6960. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Beemer, R. D. (2011). “Analytical and Experimental Studies of Drag Embedment Anchors and Suction Caissons.” MS Thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
A.M. American Society of Civil Engineers
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