Dr Tahsin Tezdogan


Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering

Personal statement

Dr Tahsin Tezdogan is currently a Reader in Fluid-Structure Interactions in the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering (NAOME) at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Dr Tezdogan received his PhD degree in 2015 from Strathclyde from the same department, with his PhD thesis entitled, 'Potential Flow and CFD-Based Hydrodynamic Analyses of Mono- and Multi-Hull Vessels’. Dr Tezdogan has a broad range of research interests, including CFD simulations of ship motions and resistance, the added resistance of ships due to waves, and the investigation of ship behaviour and performance in channels/canals. He worked on a number of internationally collaborated Newton Fund and Global Challenges projects. Currently, Dr Tezdogan is working on the EU-funded VENTuRE, MarLEM and GATERS projects as an investigator. To date, Dr Tezdogan has published more than 45 papers in highly ranked journals and has presented his research at several international conferences and workshops. In addition to this, Dr Tezdogan has acted as guest editors for an Ocean Engineering Special Issue on ‘CFD Applications in Ship and Offshore Structures’ and for an Applied Ocean Research Special Issue on 'Resistance, seakeeping and manoeuvrability of ships in restricted waters'. In April 2017 he was appointed as a Deputy Editor for Ocean Engineering journal. In September 2017, Dr Tezdogan was appointed to an ITTC Specialist Committee on Combined CFD/EFD Methods for a duration of four years. More recently he has been appointed to ITTC's Quality Systems Group for three years. He is also a member of RINA and IMarEST. Dr Tezdogan has been a Professional Affairs and Education Committee (PAEC) member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) since 30 May 2019. Dr Tezdogan has also been selected as a Reviewer or an Evaluator for some EU- Horizon 2020 and Newton Fund calls.


A high-fidelity CFD-based model for the prediction of ship manoeuvrability in currents
Kim Daejeong, Tezdogan Tahsin, Incecik Atilla
Ocean Engineering (2022)
Hydrodynamic analysis of ship manoeuvrability in shallow water using high-fidelity URANS computations
Kim Daejeong, Tezdogan Tahsin, Incecik Atilla
Applied Ocean Research Vol 123 (2022)
Ship-scale CFD benchmark study of a pre-swirl duct on KVLCC2
Andresson Jennie, Shiri Alex Abolfazl, Bensow Rickard E, Yixing Jin, Chengsheng Wu, Gengyao Qiu, Deng Ganbo, Queutey Patrick, Xing-Kaeding Yan, Horn Peter, Lücke Thomas, Kobayashi Hiroshi, Ohashi Kunihide, Sakamoto Nobuaki, Yang Fan, Gao Yuling, Windén Björn, Meyerson Max G, Maki Kevin J, Turnock Steven, Hudson Dominic, Banks Joseph, Terziev Momchil, Tezdogan Tahsin, Vesting Florian, Hino Takanori, Werner Sofia
Applied Ocean Research Vol 123 (2022)
CFD-based hydrodynamic analyses of ship course keeping control and turning performance in irregular waves
Kim Daejeong, Tezdogan Tahsin
Ocean Engineering Vol 248 (2022)
A numerical analysis of dynamic slosh dampening utilising perforated partitions in partially-filled rectangular tanks
Borg Mitchell G, DeMarco Muscat-Fenech Claire, Tezdogan Tahsin, Sant Tonio, Mizzi Simon, Demirel Yigit Kemal
Journal of Marine Science and Engineering Vol 10 (2022)
Scale effects and full-scale ship hydrodynamics : a review
Terziev Momchil, Tezdogan Tahsin, Incecik Atilla
Ocean Engineering Vol 245 (2022)

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Professional activities

10th International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (Event)
Appointed as a Visiting Professor at Shanghai Maritime University
6th International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water
Member of programme committee
External Examiner for a PhD thesis at Newcastle University
External Examiner for a PhD thesis at the University of Tasmania
Teaching Governance in NAOME

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International Labour Organisation - Skills for Prosperity Project in Indonesia - PPNS
Kurt, Rafet (Principal Investigator) Atlar, Mehmet (Co-investigator) Boon, Stuart (Co-investigator) Brennan, Feargal (Co-investigator) Demirel, Yigit Kemal (Co-investigator) Giagloglou, Eva (Co-investigator) Gunbeyaz, Sefer Anil (Co-investigator) Ion, William (Co-investigator) RAMIREZ MARENGO, Maria (Co-investigator) Riches, Phil (Co-investigator) Tezdogan, Tahsin (Co-investigator) Turan, Osman (Co-investigator)
27-Jan-2021 - 30-Jan-2022
GATE Rudder System as a Retrofit for the Next Generation Propulsion and Steering of Ships (GATERS) H2020 Mobility for Growth
Atlar, Mehmet (Principal Investigator) Oterkus, Erkan (Co-investigator) Shi, Weichao (Co-investigator) Tezdogan, Tahsin (Co-investigator) Turan, Osman (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2021 - 31-Jan-2024
Development of smart antifouling strategies towards energy-efficient fishing boats in Turkey
Demirel, Yigit Kemal (Principal Investigator) Tezdogan, Tahsin (Co-investigator) Turan, Osman (Co-investigator) Akartunali, Kerem (Co-investigator) Song, Soonseok (Researcher)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2021
An Innovative Floating Hybrid PV & Hydrokinetic Power Pontoon for Use on the River Nile in Egypt
Tezdogan, Tahsin (Principal Investigator) Demirel, Yigit Kemal (Co-investigator) Incecik, Atilla (Co-investigator) Akartunali, Kerem (Co-investigator) Strachan, Scott (Co-investigator) Baum, Thomas (Co-investigator) Gray-Stephens, Angus (Researcher) Terziev, Momchil (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2021
Tezdogan, Tahsin (Principal Investigator) Kurt, Rafet (Co-investigator) Turan, Osman (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2021
Manoeuvrability of a berthing ship in heavy weather conditions International Exchanges 2019 Cost Share (NSFC) China
Incecik, Atilla (Principal Investigator) Dai, David (Co-investigator) Tezdogan, Tahsin (Co-investigator) Yuan, Zhiming (Co-investigator)
31-Jan-2020 - 30-Jan-2022

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Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering
Henry Dyer Building

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