Collaboration & Sponsorship


Prof Decheng WAN

Chair Professor of Chang Jiang Scholars
Vice Dean of School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering
School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Collaborate with our group in renewable energy research

Group webpage: Prof Decheng Wan’s Research Team

Prof Hao LIU

Professor of Biomechanical Engineering
Director at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Chiba University International Cooperative Research Center, China
Gradual School of Engineering, Chiba University, Japan

Collaborate with our group in biomimetic research

Group webpage: Biomechanical Engineering Laboratory

Prof Frederic BOYER

Department of Control and Industrial Engineering (DAP)
Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France

Collaborate with our group in biomimetic research

Group webpage: Link

Professor Moustafa Abdel-Maksoud

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory (M8)

Group webpage: Link

Professor Marilena Greco

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Department of Marine Technology

Collaborate with our group in Marine Hydrodynamics and AUV

Group webpage: Link

Professor Ismet Gursul

University of Bath
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Collaborate with our group in Aerodynamics and bioinspired FSI

Group webpage: Link

Dr. Li WEN

Associate Professor of Biomechanical Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Beihang University, China

Collaborate with our group in biomimetic research

Group webpage: Biomechanics and Soft Robotics Lab

Dr. Qiang ZHU

Associate Professor of Structural Engineering
Department of Structural Engineering, The University of California, San Diego, USA

Collaborate with our group in biomimetic research

Group webpage: Fluid Effects on Structural Systems Research Group

Dr. Amy Robertson

Senior Engineer and Reasercher V-Mechanical Engineering
National Wind Technology Centre at National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Colorado, USA

Collaborate with our group in offshore wind energy research

Group webpage: NREL personal page

Dr. Enhao Wang

Tsinghua University

Collaborate with our group in VIV and offshore engineering

Group webpage: Personal page


preCICE (Precise Code Interaction Coupling Environment) is a coupling library for partitioned multi-physics simulations, including, but not restricted to fluid-structure interaction and conjugate heat transfer simulations.

Collaborate with our group in biomimetic research

Group webpage: preCICE website


Institute of High Performance Computing

A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC) was established in August 1998 to provide leadership in computational modelling, simulation and AI to solve major scientific, industrial and societal challenges. It seeks to promote and spearhead scientific advances and technological innovations through multidisciplinary R&D, and to develop impactful applications to further economic growth and improve lives.

See more at: Institute of High Performance Computing

Wave Energy Scotland

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) is driving the search for innovative solutions to the technical challenges facing the wave energy sector. Through our competitive procurement programme, we support a range of projects focused on the key systems and sub-systems of Wave Energy Converters. The aim is to produce reliable technology which will result in cost effective wave energy generation.

See more at: Wave Energy Scotland

Wave Venture

Wave Venture is a specialist offshore marine renewables consultancy and software provider. With over a century of collective experience, our team has developed a unique set of capabilities and understanding in offshore energy technology research and development.

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EDF Energy is an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, with operations spanning electricity generation and the sale of gas and electricity to homes and businesses throughout the United Kingdom.EDF Energy are using “It’s not easy being green” as their slogan to target a new greener eco-friendly image.

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Leaders in Subsea Energy Conversion, Storage and Delivery. From its inception in 2013, EC-OG has built a reputation for excellent customer service through the delivery of professional engineering services. Being at the forefront of subsea technology, the team at EC-OG are currently working on the commercialisation of the innovative Subsea Power Hub. As an alternative to expensive electrical cables, we provide offshore autonomous electrical power products and solutions.

See more at: EC-OG

China Scholarship Council (CSC)

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) is the Chinese Ministry of Education’s non-profit organization that provides Student financial aid to Chinese citizens and foreigners to study abroad or to study in China, respectively.

See more at: CSC

The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub

Supergen ORE is an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funded consortium. They provide research leadership to connect academia, industry, policy and public stakeholders, inspire innovation and maximise societal value in offshore wind, wave and tidal energy.

See more at: Supergen ORE