Naval Architecture, Ocean And Marine Engineering

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is a highly active research department, with world-leading expertise in a number of research areas. Our main research interests lie in:

  • Ship Stability and Safety
  • Marine Hydrodynamics
  • Marine Structures
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Marine Renewable Energy and Alternative fuels 

NAME staff participate in a wide range of research projects and networks funded by the EPSRC, EU, and the UK government.NAME makes a significant contribution to National, European and International policy-making in Marine Technology research and its application through the participation of members of staff in research bodies. 

These research bodies include:

  • Foresight Transport Panel
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) College
  • EU Research & Development Co-ordination Group
  • WEGEMT (an association of 43 EU Universities involved in Marine Technology and Related Sciences).

As well as some major international bodies:

  • International Standards Organisation (ISO)
  • International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  • Offshore Structures Code
  • International Towing Tank Conference (ITTC)
  • International Ship Structures Committee (ISSC)

NAME attracts researchers and visiting academics from a wide range of prestigious institutions worldwide. Strong collaborative research links with UK and overseas Universities provide the basis for continuous interchange between research staff and students. Recent visitors include more than 20 academics from renowned Universities all around the world.

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    Research Output

    A comparative analysis of EEDI versus lifetime CO2 emissions

    Trivyza, N. L., Rentizelas, A. & Theotokatos, G., 20 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 8, 1, 21 p., 61.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Downloads (Pure)

    A fast algorithm for onboard progressive flooding simulation

    Braidotti, L. & Mauro, F., 22 May 2020, In : Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 8, 5, 21 p., 369.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A fluid-structure interaction solver for the study on a passively deformed fish fin with non-uniformly distributed stiffness

    Luo, Y., Xiao, Q., Shi, G., Wen, L., Chen, D. & Pan, G., 31 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Fluids and Structures. 92, 24 p., 102778.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    1st Prize - Research Conference

    Ahmed Babaleye (Recipient), 19 Jun 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    1st Prize - Research Conference

    S Siti Fariya (Recipient), 18 Jun 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    9th International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering

    Weichao Shi (Member of programme committee)

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

    Fluids (Journal)

    Momchil Terziev (Peer reviewer)
    8 Jul 2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review

    External examiner for an MSc thesis at Middle East Technical University, Ankara

    Tahsin Tezdogan (External Examiner)
    29 Jun 2020

    Activity: Examination typesExamination


    Guidelines and standards which improve design and safety of marine structures subject to steep wave impact

    Nigel Barltrop (Participant), Dracos Vassalos (Participant), Osman Turan (Participant), Shan Huang (Participant), Sandy Day (Participant), Atilla Incecik (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Quality of life and safety


    Improved efficiency and design practice in European maritime industry

    Ian Whitfield (Participant), Alex Duffy (Participant), Zhichao Wu (Participant), Dracos Vassalos (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalEconomic and commerce, Professional practice, training and standards


    Improving maritime safety through the implementation of new international rules and standards.

    Dracos Vassalos (Participant), Dimitrios Konovessis (Participant), Andrzej Jasionowski (Participant), Osman Turan (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalQuality of life and safety, Policy and legislation, Professional practice, training and standards


    Student theses

    A CFD study of fluid-structure interaction problems for floating offshore wind turbines

    Author: Liu, Y., 12 Jun 2018

    Supervisor: Xiao, Q. (Supervisor) & Incecik, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    A dynamic energy modelling approach to low energy ship design

    Author: Sfakianakis, D., 4 Sep 2015

    Supervisor: Vassalos, D. (Supervisor) & Clarke, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

    A holistic approach to damage survivability assessment of large passenger ships

    Author: Atzampos, G., 1 Oct 2019

    Supervisor: Boulougouris, E. (Supervisor) & Vassalos, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis