Presentation by Professor Neil Bose
Meeting Room, QVMAG at Inveresk
Sunday, 25th November 2012 Commencing 2.30 pm until
Free for Members, small charge for general public.
About the Speaker
Professor Bose is the Acting Principal of the AMC and Professor of Maritime Hydrodynamics. From 2009 to 2011 he was Director of the AMC National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics. He gained his B.Sc. in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering and his Ph.D. from the University of Glasgow. Professor Bose came to the AMC in May 2007 as Manager of the Australian Maritime Hydrodynamics Research Centre. His research interests include marine propulsion, autonomous underwater vehicles, ocean environmental monitoring and ocean renewable energy. He has an international reputation in marine powering performance and his book Marine Propulsion Prediction and Propulsion was published by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, USA.
Brief Abstract of the Talk
Professor Bose will present an overview of ocean wave and tidal energy systems, focussing on tests and analysis being done at the AMC, University of Tasmania. This research in conjunction with several industry groups has culminated in a three-year Australian Research Council Linkage project with Oceanlinx, which is designing and constructing a 1MW power plant for Port MacDonnell, South Australia.