UCL-Venturas sent to India to help with COVID-19 surge
The UCL-Ventura breathing aid is part of over 600 devices including ventilators and oxygen concentrators being sent to the country, which is experiencing its biggest…Read more
Nick joined the department in 2003 to undertake an MSc in Naval Architecture, following a MEng in Mechanical Engineering at Durham. He then spent two years working as a desk officer for the Royal Navy’s technical safety assurance body for submarines, before returning to the department to complete his PhD. He is a member of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors, with experience of working on both surface ships and submarines.
Nick’s main areas of research are survivability and operational modelling of surface warships, with a particular interest in cost-effective means of improving the resistance of ships to explosions. Other areas of interest include unconventional ship and submarine design, and the application of virtual reality to naval architecture.
Final year UCL Mechanical Engineering student Charinda Lishan Perera was invited to present a paper at the World Maritime Technology Conference in Providence, Rhode Island…Read more