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UCL Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Sciences



Marine research group

UCL Mechanical Engineering’s marine research group focuses on:

  • Naval Architecture
  • Marine engineering, including off shore energy technologies
  • High performance computations applied to challenges in the marine sector
  • Monitoring and integrity of large scale structure
  • Power systems within the marine sector

The marine research group is actively supporting the marine and naval sector through research and consultancy activities. The material, structural, hydrodynamical and energy aspects of design are strongly represented within the group.

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Academics working in this area

Giles Thomas

BMT Chair of Maritime Engineering

Nick Bradbeer

MSc Marine Engineering and MSc Naval Architecture Deputy Programme Director, Honorary Associate Professor (Naval Architecture)

Yuanchang Liu

Lecturer in Propulsion

David Andrews

Professor of Engineering Design

Helen Czerski


Christian Klettner

Teaching Fellow

Catriona Savage

Professor of Naval Architecture

Jeom Kee Paik

Professor of Marine Technology

Rachel Jean Pawling

Lecturer in Ship Design

Ema Muk-Pavic

Lecturer in Commercial Ship Design | Principal Teaching Fellow

Mehdi Baghdadi

MSc Power Systems Engineering Deputy Programme Director, and Lecturer

Alistair Greig

Director of Studies, Professor of Marine Engineering

PJ Tan

Associate Professor

Richard Bucknall

Professor of Marine Systems & Director of Research

Eral Bele

Senior Teaching Fellow and Departmental Tutor

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