Programme - Invited Speaker

Marine & Ocean
Research and Development Activities in Offshore Renewable Energy in the UK
University of Strathclyde
Atilla Incecik is Professor of Offshore Engineering and Associate Principal and the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. 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. Over forty years Professor Incecik has been involved with teaching, research and knowledge exchange in dynamic load and response prediction tools for ships, offshore platforms and marine renewable energy devices. Professor Incecik is currently visiting Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, Advisory Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Chair Professor (Part-time) at Zhejiang University, China. Professor Incecik is Editor-in-Chief of Ocean Engineering Journal.
Challenges for Application of Risk Based Design Approaches for Arctic and Antarctic Operations
Aalto University, Finland
Pentti Kujala is a professor of marine technology (safety) at the Aalto University, School of Engineering. He is the head of the Marine Technology research group and since May 2017 he has been also Vice Dean of Research for the School of Engineering. He has about 35 years of research experience related to design of marine structures and ships for open water and for ice. He is chairing a center of Excellence for Arctic shipping and operations (CEARCTIC) funded by Lloyd’s Register Foundation 2013-2018. He has been working before e.g. at Lloyd´s Register of Shipping in London, VTT in Finland and Aker Yards in Finland. He got the degree of doctor of technology in Naval Architecture at Helsinki University of Technology on 1994. The main research interests have been devoted to the risk analysis of marine operations both in open water and in ice and development of innovative structural solutions for various types of ships.
Trends in the Experimental Design Assistance for Arctic Maritime Technology
HSVA, Germany
Nils Reimer is heading the Arctic Technology Department at the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA). He has worked in ice model testing focusing on the design assistance and experimental research of arctic operation of ships and offshore structures. His work also included ship routing in ice, wave-ice-interaction and impact of changing ice conditions to Arctic shipping. Nils Reimer holds a degree in Naval Architecture with focus on ship dynamics, structural design and offshore engineering.
PROF. CHO, Dae-seung
D.S. Cho is a professor in the Dept. of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering (NAOE) at Pusan National Univ. He received his Ph.D. from the NAOE at Seoul National Univ. in 1991 and thereafter worked in HHI as a ship noise and vibration researcher for 6 years. His research and teaching interests include low noise and vibration design and control of ships and offshore structures, environmental noise, radar cross section, blind source separation. Now, he is the director of GCRC-SOP and the President of the Society of Naval Architects of Korea (SNAK).
An attainable speed calculation using empirical formula in oblique condition of ice field
INHA Technical College, Korea
Hyun Soo Kim is Professor and working for Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Inha Technical College. He earned a Bachelor & Master degree in engineering at Inha University and studied for the Doctoral degree at Pusan National University in Korea. He has been worked at R&D center of Samsung Heavy Industries Company Ltd (SHI) as a researcher from 1993 for 15 years. He moved to Inha Technical College after quit SHI in 2008. His major research field is ice mechanic.
Modular concept in the design of environmentally friendly passenger vessels: Techno-economic aspects
University of Zagreb, Croatia
Nikola Vladimir is assistant professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb (UNIZAG). He obtained MSc degree in Naval Architecture in 2007 at UNIZAG, and PhD in the field of Hydroelasticity of ship structures in 2011, at the same University. His research background is related to vibration of thin walled-structures, dynamic analysis ship structures (hydroelastic, engine & propeller induced, etc.), vibration phenomena in ship propulsion system (main engine, shafting, propeller…), as well as all other dynamic loading and response issues inherent to ships and offshore units. His current research interests also include ship design procedures, ship energy efficiency, environmental eligibility, etc. He published over 100 papers in journals and specialized conference proceedings.
Ro-Ro and Ferry operational stability – A review of historical disasters
MR. PEIRIS, Wijendra
Lloyds Register, United Kingdom
Wijendra Peiris is the LR SERS manager based in the Global Technology Centre in Southampton. He obtained a MSC in Naval Architecture from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and has experience of over 20 years in ship inspections, surveys, new construction, design and consultancy. Last 10 years he has been at LR and since 2012 managing SERS and is responsible for its technical leadership and provision of technical expertise and advice to clients. He has led the response teams in over 100 emergencies and exercises.
A Numerical Study on Multi-body Wave Energy Converter with Latching Controlled Hydraulic PTO System
PROF. KOO, Weon cheol
Inha University, Korea
Weon-Cheol Koo received the B.S. degree from the Department of Oceanography, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1996, the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the department of ocean engineering at Texas A&M University, Texas, USA in 1999, and 2003, respectively. He is currently a professor and head of department of Naval architecture and Ocean engineering at Inha University.
NRC's experience on physical modeling, numerical modeling and full scale measurement in ice covered waters
DR. WANG, Jungyong john
National Research Council Canada, Canada
Dr. Wang is the Research Officer at the National Research Council Canada. Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. from Memorial University (MUN) in 2007. He has been extensively involved in various model testing programs including ships and structures in ice and propeller ice interactions. He has also performed various numerical simulations using the Finite Element Method (FEM, LS-DYNA). In addition to his research activities, he is an adjunct professor at MUN and a member of ITTC since 2012 and 2015.
UK-Korea collaboration channels, funding and market opportunities – a view from the British Embassy Seoul
MR. DAVIES, Gareth
British Embassy Seoul
As the Head of Science and Innovation at the British Embassy Seoul, Gareth leads the management, development and enhancement of UK-Republic of Korea science and technology R&D relationships. His responsibilities include the support and promotion of bilateral government and public funding body initiatives and the generation of new cross-border academic and academia-industry research partnerships across the science and engineering spectrum. Jan 2012 to Present: Head of Science and Innovation, British Embassy Seoul; Jun 2009 to Dec 2012: EUREKA and Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Project Manager, Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology, Seoul; Dec 2008 to Jun 2009: Freelance Technical Editor and Publications Project Manager, Seoul; Mar 2007 to Nov 2008: Project Manager, Random House English Associate Manager, Content Development, Random House Korea, Seoul; Jul 2002 to Feb 2007: Copyright Manager, Cheong Moon Gak Publishing Company, Seoul; Oct 2000 to May 2002: Customer Service Administrator & Rights Assistant, Elsevier Science, Oxford.
Challenges in the Application of the Direct Calculation Approach in the Design of Marine and Offshore Structures
Bureau Veritas, France
Šime Malenica has Naval Architecture degree (1990) from University of Zagreb and PhD degree in Hydrodynamics (1994) from Paris VI University. After his PhD graduation he joined Bureau Veritas where he is still employed. He has been head of the hydro structure section team in the Research Department for a long time and in 2008 he became the Deputy Director of the Research Department. His main fields of research concerns the different aspects of hydro-structure interactions (linear, non-linear, frequency domain, time domain, quasi static and hydroelastic, local and global, ships and offshore…) and he is leading several national and international Research projects on those topics. His research activities include both theoretical and practical aspects of ship and off-shore hydrodynamics and he published more than 130 papers both in scientific journals and at the specialized conferences. He is also Associate Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture in Zagreb (Croatia). From 2016 he is the corresponding member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
Global R&D Collaborative Programmes in Korea
MR. PARK, Cheon kyo
Jan. 2017 to Present: Director, KIAT Europe office; Jan. 2011 to Dec. 2016: Principal Researcher, KIAT (Korea Institute for Advancement); Mar. 2008 to Dec. 2010: Specialist, MKE (Ministry of Knowledge Economy); Jul. 2003 to Feb. 2008: Senior Researcher, IITA (Institute for Information Technology Advancement); Jul. 2000 to Jun. 2003: Researcher, ETRI (Electronic Telecommunication Research Institute); Aug. 1999 to Jun. 2000: Instructor, Daeduk University.
A perspective on the implications of the Opening of Arctic Sea Routes
MR. TUSTIN, Robert
Lloyd's Register, United Kingdom
Rob Tustin has worked for 34 years as a surveyor for Lloyd’s Register including 20 years deployed in South Korea as a field surveyor, plan approval manager and for final 11 years until 2015 as Technical Manager, New Construction for Lloyd’s Register in North East Asia. Rob Tustin is now based in the UK as a Technical Consultant for ship new construction. He has extensive recent experience of Classification and Regulatory aspects at the pre-tender and pre-contract specification development stages for Polar ship new construction projects.