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Dr Myo Zin Aung is a Research Associate at the Maritime Safety Research Centre (MSRC) of the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering (NAOME) at the University of Strathclyde since October 2021. He obtained his BEng (Naval Architecture) degree in 2016 from Myanmar Maritime University and continued his studies as a Japanese Government Scholarship (MEXT) student at Osaka University and received MEng (Global Architecture) and PhD degrees in 2018 and 2021 respectively. His doctoral research was focused on ship manoeuvring and control under extreme weather conditions to establish minimum propulsion power requirements under the EEDI regulations.

His research interest includes mathematical modelling of ship motions, environmental forces and propulsion plants, ship trajectory optimization and optimal control, ship design and optimization, computational fluid dynamic (CFD), machine learning and so on. Since he joined MSRC, he has been contributing to different research projects including SafePASS, HyShip, CMDC-NEPTUNE, TrAM, ShipFC and EcoShipyard.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Engineering, Osaka University

1 Oct 201830 Sept 2021

Award Date: 24 Sept 2021

Master of Engineering, Osaka University

1 Oct 201630 Sept 2018

Award Date: 24 Sept 2018

Bachelor of Engineering, Myanmar Maritime University

1 Dec 201014 Feb 2016

Award Date: 14 Feb 2016


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