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I am currently a postdoctoral researcher, specialising on ship hydrodynamics. Much of my work so far has been focused on the numerical modelling (virtual re-creation) of fluid flow around ships in a variety of conditions using Computational Fluid Dynamics. I am particularly interested in studying scale effects which cause discrepancies in performance between a model and prototype vessel, as well as shallow water effects on ship hydrodynamics. But I am also active in other sub-disciplines of Computational Fluid Dynamics, such as discretisation uncertainty estimation, ship aero-hydrodynamics, and the more practical aspects of turbulence modelling.

I was awarded a PhD in July 2020 for my thesis Analysis of ship performance in deep and shallow waters using CFD, which I completed at the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, where I obtained a Master's degree in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering in May 2018. Within the Department, I teach Theory and Practice of Marine CFD, and support teaching activities on modules related to ship hydrodynamics, seakeeping, and ship operability in waves. At University level, I am part of the Open Access and FAIR (Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability) Data (OAFD) subgroup.

If you have any questions, or would like to get in touch, please do not hesitate to contact me using the details at the top of this page. You can find more information through the webpages also listed at the top of this page, including alternative ways of contacting me.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

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  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Naval Architecture, Ocean And Marine Engineering

1 Sep 201830 Jul 2020

Award Date: 30 Jul 2020

Master of Engineering, Naval Architecture, Ocean And Marine Engineering


Award Date: 1 Jun 2018


  • Ship numerical hydrodynamics
  • ship scale effects
  • shallow water flows
  • numerical uncertainty
  • ship performance
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics


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