Lunch & Learn No.84 | 26th March 2021, 11-12:00 via Zoom

Topic: Zero Emissions Maritime Transport - Design Issues of a Battery Driven Fast Catamaran

Speaker: Professor Apostolos Papanikolaou
(National Technical University of Athens – Ship Design Laboratory)


Dr. Ing. Habil. Apostolos D. Papanikolaou is em. Professor NTUA and Vis. Professor of the University of Strathclyde. He studied Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at the Technical University of Berlin. He headed more than 75 funded research projects and is author/co-author of over 650 scientific publications dealing with the design optimization of conventional and unconventional vessels, the hydrodynamics of ships in calm water and in seaways, the holistic ship design, the risk-based design, the logistics-based ship design, the stability and safety of ships and maritime regulatory developments at IMO. He received various international prize awards, among them the Rina Safer Ship Award in 1999, the Lloyds List 2009 Greek Shipping award on technical innovation in tanker design, the Dr. K. Davidson medal/award of SNAME for outstanding achievement in ship research in 2010 and the European Champions Award for Senior Researchers in Waterborne Transport in 2014. He is Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), the German Soc. of Naval Architecture (STG) and Distinguished Foreign Fellow of the Japanese Society and Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers (JASNAOE).