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Researcher: Woodward, MD (Associate Professor Michael Woodward)

Fields of Research

Naval architecture
Maritime engineering
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Microtechnology
Flexible manufacturing systems
Ocean engineering
Civil geotechnical engineering
Physical oceanography

Research Objectives

Water transport
Expanding knowledge in engineering
International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
Environmentally sustainable manufacturing activities
Oil and gas extraction
Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Renewable energy
Clinical health
Energy storage (excl. hydrogen and batteries)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Accounting for ship manoeuvring motion during propeller selection to reduce CO2 emissions; Ocean Engineering
Application of the IMO maneuvering criteria for pod-driven ships; Journal of Ship Research
Augmented reality lights for compromised visibility navigation; Journal of Marine Science and Engineering
Comparison of stopping modes for pod-driven ships by simulation based on model testing; Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment
Evaluation of inter-facility uncertainty for ship manoeuvring performance prediction; Ocean Engineering
Final report of the Quality Systems Group; The 28th International Towing Tank Conference (ITTC)
On the safe pilotage of ship's with propulsion that can azimuth for steering; Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects Part A: International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Operability of fast podded RoPax vessels in rough seas; Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment
Pods - Guidance for the practicing Naval Architect; Proceedings of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology Part B: Journal of Marine Design and Operations
Uncertainty analysis procedure for the ship inclining experiment; Ocean Engineering

Research Projects

Berthed ship-passing ship interaction study

Research Candidate Supervision