Professor Atilla Incecik is Associate Principal & Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering.
Prior to his appointment as Associate Principal & Executive Dean, he was Associate Deputy Principal (International). Before that, Professor Incecik was Acting Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Head of Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering at the University, and the Lloyd’s Register Chair of Offshore Engineering and Founding Head of School of Marine Science and Technology at Newcastle University.
Professor Incecik has been responsible for the development of design and analysis tools and model testing of marine and offshore engineering systems during his research activities both in industry and academia.
His current research includes development of dynamic load and response prediction tools for ships, offshore platforms and marine renewable energy devices.
Professor Incecik is Research Manager of Industrial Doctoral Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy (IDCORE).
He is a member of committees of a number of international professional bodies, an honorary professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Harbin Institute of Technology, and a visiting professor at Zhejiang University. Professor Incecik is Editor-in-Chief of Ocean Engineering Journal.