technology

Technology


Topic Leaders:

Dr Alan Murphy
Topic leader
Lecturer in Marine Engineering
Keywords: Propulsion; manoeuvring; underwater systems; autonomy and robotics; chemical emissions; safety and security; education
Related Facilities: Research vessel, Blyth and Jones Marine laboratory, Stephenson Building

Mr Jeff Neasham
Senior Lecturer
Keywords: Subsea communications; autonomous vehicles; sonar; sensors; condition monitoring; through metal communication
Related Facilities: SEAlab, Merz Court


Members:

Dr Nick Aldred
Research Associate
Keywords: Development of bio-inspired technologies; antifouling marine coatings
Related Facilities: Marine science laboratories, Ridley Building

Professor Matt Bentley
Professor of Marine Biology
Keywords: Impacts of renewable energy generation on marine organisms
Related Facilities: Research vessel, Blyth, Dove Marine laboratory, Cullercoats and Research Aquaria, Ridley Building

Dr Jonathan Downes
Senior Research Associate
Keywords: Marine structures; risk based design; risk analysis; probabilistic methods; naval architecture; FEA analysis; lightweight design; damaged ships; ultimate strength; progressive collapse

Mr Hossein Enshaei
Research Assistant
Keywords: Ballast water; invasive species; regulation and classification
Related Facilities: Flowcam and Ballast water treatment system at Dove Marine laboratory, Cullercoats

Dr Casey Hubert
Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow
Keywords: Enhanced, cleaner geoenergy recovery; offshore oil and gas exploration via environmentally benign sampling
Related Facilities: Microbiology laboratories, Devonshire/Cassie/Drummond Buildings

Dr Jonathan Lee
Lecturer
Keywords: Foam column fractionation; reactive extraction

Professor John Mangan
Professor of Marine Transport and Logistics
Keywords: Marine transport; global logistics; sustainable logistics

Professor Ehsan Mesbahi
Professor of Marine Informatics
Keywords: ballast water treatment systems; ship performance monitoring; ship wash

Dr Steven Newman
Research Associate
Keywords: Impact of climate change

Professor Nick Polunin
Professor of Marine Environmental Science
Keywords: Scuba diving; fish sampling techniques
Related Facilities: Stable isotope preparation lab, Ridley Building and Statistical analysis, Devonshire Building

Professor Bayan Sharif
Professor of Digital Communications
Keywords: Subsea communications; autonomous vehicles; sonar; sensors; condition monitoring; through metal communication
Related Facilities: SEAlab, Merz Court

Dr Christopher Sweeting
Research Associate
Keywords: Scuba diving; fish sampling techniques
Related Facilities: Stable isotope preparation lab, Ridley Building, Research vessel, Blyth and Statistical analysis, Devonshire Building

Dr Charalampos Tsimenidis
Senior Lecturer
Keywords: Subsea communications; autonomous vehicles; sonar; sensors; condition monitoring; through metal communication
Related Facilities: SEAlab, Merz Court

Dr James Wightman-Smith
Research Associate
Keywords: Research vessel project
Related Facilities: Cavitation tunnel, Boiler House and Towing tank, Armstrong Building

Dr Michael Woodward
Lecturer
Keywords: Ship manoeuvring performance; maritime training

Dr Peter Wright
Senior Lecturer
Keywords: Ship design; optimisation of monohulls and catamarans; composite to steel joints