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Locations: NYK Lecture Hall of Merchant Marine College in Shanghai Maritime University
Topics and bio of Speakers for international workshop :
Title: Smart Ships
By Dr Fai Cheng, B.Sc., Ph.D., C.Eng., C.Mar.Eng., EurEng., FRINA, FIMarEST
Dr Cheng is the Head of Research and Technology of Lloyd’s Register, responsible for long term research, technology innovation and the development of future scenarios. Primary activities include collaborative research and the development of relationships with research communities world-wide. Dr Cheng joined Lloyd’s Register in 1984 and he has held various senior executive roles in the last fourteen years.
He sits on a number of influential UK, EU and industry committees providing advices on research directions and funding priorities. Dr Cheng is Fellows of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and of the Institute of Marine Engineers Scientist and Technologies.
He is visiting Professors to the Wuhan University of Technology China, UK, to the Southampton University UK and the University of Strathclyde UK.
Title: Design and Analysis of Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms for Deep Waters
By Prof Atilla Incecik, BSc, PhD, CEng, MRINA, MSNAME, MSNAJ
Prof. Atilla Incecik is Professor of Offshore Engineering and Associate Deputy Principal (International). Prior to his appointment at Strathclyde University Professor Incecik was Lloyd’s Register Chair of Offshore Engineering and Founding Head of School of Marine Science and Technology at Newcastle University.
Professor Incecik has been responsible for the development of design and analysis tools and model testing of marine and offshore engineering systems during his research activities both in industry and academia. His current research includes development of dynamic load and response prediction tools for the design and installation of floating offshore platforms and marine renewable energy devices; investigation of sources and interaction of potential and viscous origin forces to determine low frequency motions of moored offshore vessels; investigation of low cycle fatigue loading on floating production, storage and offloading systems and low carbon shipping.
Professor Incecik is the Research Manager of Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE) He is a member of committees of a number of international professional bodies. Professor Incecik is Editor-in-Chief of Ocean Engineering.
Title: Dual Fuel Engine Development and LNG Bunkering Challenges
By Prof Peilin Zhou, BSc, MSc, PhD, CEng, FIMarEST
Prof Zhou is Professor of Marine Engineering in the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering at Strathclyde University, Glasgow. His expertise areas include marine engine emissions’ control, ship ballast water treatment, alternative fuels for diesel engines (emulsified fuel and bio-diesel fuel), fuel cell onboard application, life-cycle analysis. He has published over 120 research papers on international referred journals and conferences. He is a fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, also a member of a number of professional bodies.