Wind & Marine Energy Systems futureWind&Marine

The Conference

Date & Time: Thursday 1st March 2018, 09:00 - 17:00

Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre

The annual conference organised by the Wind and Marine Energy Systems CDT, showcasing the latest research by PhD students within the centre. futureWind&Marine enables industry and academia to engage and develop research directions in the wind and marine energy sectors.

This year's event promises to improve on the success of previous years and will include:

  • Presentations from all 8 final year students
  • NEW Talk from a former CDT student 
  • NEW Talks from current CDT students highlighting the activities that go on outside of their PhD research
  • NEW Foyer exhibition of current research and CDT activites


Final year CDT students who will be presenting their research

Rohaida Binti Hussain - New control system for aero-elastic tailoring of wind turbines

Edward Hart - Applications of machine learning in wind turbine control

Ben McGilton - All electric drive for marine energy converters 

Owain Roberts - A whole system approach to techno-economic assessment for the marine energy sector

Tim Rubert - Life extension for wind turbine structures and foundations

James Steer - The stability of surface and internal waves on sheared currents 

Chandra Pun - Reduction in direct drive generator cost through active control of the airgap

Giorgio Zorzi - Improved yield from wind turbines through online anomaly detection and compensation


Past Events