About Prof Richard Bucknall
Currently Professor of Marine and Power Systems Engineering and the department’s Director of Research , Professor Bucknall specialises in marine engineering, autonomy and propulsion engineering. His currently runs three technology research groups working in the fields of low carbon shipping, hybrid propulsion using fuel cells, and navigation solutions to autonomous surface vessel. His current sponsors include EPSRC, InnovateUK, and ONR (USA) and he works with global companies and organisations including UK MOD, Rolls Royce and BMT.
He is an active member of several organisations including IET, IEEE, IMarEST and SNAME. He is co-editor of the Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology. He currently serves as an external examiner at Southampton University.