Dr Maryam Haroutunian
Lecturer in Marine Technology
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 6104
- Address: Marine, Offshore and Subsea Technology Group
School of Engineering
Newcastle upon Tyne
Roles and Responsibilities
- Predicting the seakeeping of marine vessels in real-time and near future
- Novel approaches to design optimisation with emphasis on underwater vehicles
- Bio-inspiration to improve the performance of marine vehicles
- Hydrodynamics, propulsion and control of underwater robots
- Use of smart materials in underwater vehicles
- Marine Coatings
- Investigating Progressive Collapse of damaged ships
- Investigating whipping response of ships
- Bio-inspiration to improve the performance of UUVs: Sponsored by the EPSRC
Areas of expertise
- Ship hydrodynamics
- Underwater vehicle design
- Hydrodynamics and control
I was also the Secretary of the ISSC Committee V.5 Naval Vessel Design
- Naval Architecture (MAR1012) – Teaching Naval Architecture and Module leader
- Ship Hydrodynamics (MAR2019) – Seakeeping and Manoeuvring
- Further Naval Architecture (MAR2017) – Teaching General Arrangement and Resistance and Module Leader
- High Speed and advanced craft (MAR8038) – SWATH seakeeping
- Fundamentals of Naval Architectures (MAR8072) - Resistance
- IT and Communications (SFY0008)
- Applications of Engineering (MAR1011)- Module leader
- Ship Hydrodynamics (MAR2019) - Resistance
- Resistance and Propulsion II (MAR3117) – Singapore campus (Block teaching)
- Laboratory Supervisor for Marine Mechanics (MAR1009)
- Casual Lecturer in Naval Architecture at South Tyneside College
- PhD in Marine Technology, Newcastle University, 2014
- MSc Naval Architecture, Newcastle University, 2009
- BSc Marine Engineering, AmirKabir University (Tehran Polytechnic), 2007
Rhinoceros, AutoCAD, LABVIEW, MATLAB, MAXSURF, AUTOSHIP, Solidworks, ABAQUS, LS-DYNA, StarCCM
Other Roles and duties
- Deputy undergraduate admissions officer for Marine Technology at the school of Engineering - Newcastle University
- Stage 1 stage tutor for Marine Technology
- Athena Swan Marine Technology Champion at Newcastle University since 2016
- Reviewer for Elsevier Ocean Engineering journal
- Reviewer for RINA’s Naval Architect journal
- Session Organizer for OMAE2018 and Reviewer for OMAE2017
- Reader for L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women In Science Fellowships – 2017
Previous Positions and Roles
- Teaching Fellow in the School of Marine Science and Technology – Newcastle University
- Research Assistant in Marine Structures in the School of Marine Science and Technology – Newcastle University
- Student Representative in Newcastle University SAGE Faculty Researcher Development Board and Researcher Development Co-ordination Group
- SAgE student representative in Newcastle University for PGR Sub-Committee of UTLSEC
- Charted Engineer (CEng)
- Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (MRINA)
- Member of the Society of Underwater Technology (SUT)
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Awards and honours
- Selected to showcase my research in the House of Commons as part of the SET For Britain 2014
- Awarded NUIPS scholarship for MSc studies, Newcastle Unibersity, 2008
- English, Persian, French, Italian & Armenian
- Phillips AB, Haroutunian M, Murphy AJ, Boyd SW, Blake JIR, Griffiths G. Understanding the power requirements of autonomous underwater systems, Part I: An analytical model for optimum swimming speeds and cost of transport. Ocean Engineering 2015, ePub ahead of Print.
- Haroutunian M, Murphy AJ. Mission based Optimum System Selector for Bio-inspired Unmanned Untethered Underwater Vehicles. In: Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV2012). 2012, Southampton, UK.
- Phillips AB, Haroutunian M, Man KS, Murphy AJ, Boyd SW, Blake JIR, Griffiths G. Nature in Engineering for Monitoring the Oceans: Comparison of the energetic costs of marine animals and AUVs. In: Roberts, G.N., Sutton, R, ed. Further Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles. Piscataway, New Jersey, USA: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2012, pp.373-405.
- Murphy AJ, Haroutunian M. Nature in Engineering for Monitoring the Oceans: using inspiration from nature to improve the capability of Underwater vehicles to monitor the ocean space. In: 4th International Conference on Marine Science and Technology for Environmental Sustainability, ENSUS2011. 2011, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
- Murphy AJ, Haroutunian M. Using Bio-Inspiration to Improve Capabilities of Underwater Vehicles. In: 17th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST). 2011, Portsmouth, Massachusetts, USA.
- Lee Y, Haroutunian M, Trodden DG. 3D Wave Reconstruction Through Image Processing. In: 5th International Conference on Advanced Model Measurement Technology for The Maritime Industry (AMT’17). 2017, Glasgow, UK.
- Li C, Atlar M, Haroutunian M, Anderson C, Turkmen S. An experimental investigation into the effect of Cu2O particle size on antifouling roughness and hydrodynamic characteristics by using a turbulent flow channel. In: 5th International Conference on Advanced Model Measurement Technology for The Maritime Industry (AMT’17). 2017, Glasgow, UK: University of Strathclyde.
- Trodden DG, Haroutunian M. Effects of Ship Manoeuvring Motion on NOX Formation. Ocean Engineering 2018, 150, 234–242.
- Doyle C, Lee Y, Haroutunian M, Trodden DG. Wave Modelling and Forecasting with Artificial Neural Networks. In: 5th International Conference on Advanced Model Measurement Technology for The Maritime Industry (AMT’17). 2017, Glasgow, UK: University of Strathclyde.
- Li C, Atlar M, Haroutunian M, Anderson C, Turkmen S. An experimental investigation into the effect of Cu2O particle size on antifouling roughness and hydrodynamic characteristics by using a turbulent flow channel. Ocean Engineering 2018, (ePub ahead of Print).