Atilla Incecik


  • United Kingdom

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Professor Atilla Incecik is Associate Principal & Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.

Prior to his appointment as Associate Principal & Executive Dean, he was Associate Deputy Principal (International). Before that, Professor Incecik was Acting Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Head of Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering at the University, and the Lloyd’s Register Chair of Offshore Engineering and Founding Head of School of Marine Science and Technology at Newcastle University.

Professor Incecik has been responsible for the development of design and analysis tools and model testing of marine and offshore engineering systems during his research activities both in industry and academia.

His current research includes development of dynamic load and response prediction tools for ships, offshore platforms and marine renewable energy devices.

Professor Incecik is Research Manager of Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE).

He is a member of committees of a number of international professional bodies, an honorary professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Harbin Institute of Technology, and a visiting professor at Zhejiang University. Professor Incecik is Editor-in-Chief of Ocean Engineering Journal.

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Projects 2008 2021

Test facilities
Naval architecture

Research Output 2001 2019

Numerical studies on non-linearity of added resistance and ship motions of KVLCC2 in short and long waves

Hizir, O. G., Kim, M., Turan, O., Day, A., Incecik, A. & Lee, Y., 31 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering. 11, 1, p. 143-153 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Computer simulation
Computational fluid dynamics
Computer systems

Steady hydrodynamic interaction between human swimmers

Yuan, Z-M., Li, M., Ji, C-Y., Li, L., Jia, L. & Incecik, A., 23 Jan 2019, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 16, 150, 12 p., 20180768.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Swimming Pools
Drag reduction


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

Author: Liu, Y., 1 Feb 2017

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

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

A hydrodynamic analysis of deep-water moorings

Author: Lin, Z., 1 Oct 2014

Supervisor: Incecik, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Activities 1987 2017

Faculty Robotics and Automation Users Group Discussion

Gareth Pierce (Organiser), Alan Oakley (Participant), Dimitris Drikakis (Participant), Deepak Uttamchandani (Participant), William Ion (Participant), Xiu Yan (Participant), Erfu Yang (Participant), Massimiliano Vasile (Participant), Malcolm Macdonald (Participant), P J Rowe (Participant), Marcus Perry (Participant), Charles Norman MacLeod (Participant), Gordon Dobie (Participant), Daniel McMahon (Participant), Stephen Marshall (Participant), Mark Post (Participant), Lykourgos Petropoulakis (Participant), Carmelo Mineo (Participant), Gaetano Di Caterina (Participant), David Harle (Participant), Walter Michie (Participant), Robert Stewart (Participant), Janine de fence (Participant), Stephen McArthur (Participant), Alexander Galloway (Participant), Daryl Landeg (Participant), Atilla Incecik (Participant), Campbell Booth (Participant), Andrew Heyes (Participant), Alexander Duffy (Participant), Zoe Shipton (Participant), Anthony Gachagan (Participant), Remi Christophe Zante (Participant), Tony Rodden (Participant), Rahul Summan (Participant), Graham Wren (Participant)
10 Oct 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Workshop on Offshore Wind and Wave Energy for Turkey

Tahsin Tezdogan (Organiser), Atilla Incecik (Organiser), Elif Oguz (Organiser), Yigit Kemal Demirel (Participant), Alexander Day (Keynote/plenary speaker), Qing Xiao (Keynote/plenary speaker), Alessandro Marino (Participant), Wendi Liu (Participant)
11 Sep 201714 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesTo be assigned


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