The Oceans Institute unites experts across a wide range of disciplines, from our core focus areas in marine biology and ecology, physical oceanography and ocean engineering, through to the health and social sciences, including marine environmental law, resource economics, history and archaeology.
Here are just a few of our experts.
Professor Anas GhadouaniTeaching, Research
Anas Ghadouani is a Professor of Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia where he leads a very successful research group (Aquatic, Ecology and Ecosystem Studies).Read more
Dr Scott Draper’s research focuses on offshore fluid mechanics for both the oil and gas and ocean renewable energy industries. Using field data, laboratory testing and numerical modelling, Dr Draper undertakes innovative study in the ocean engineering field.Read more
Charitha PattiaratchiTeaching, Research
Charitha Pattiaratchi is a professor of coastal oceanography and works within UWA’s Oceans Graduate School.Read more
Dr Britta Bienen
Dr Britta Bienen is an Associate Professor at the UWA Oceans Graduate School and Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems. She is an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow, International Standards Organisation committee member and Lloyd’s Register Foundation Associate Professor.Read more
Professor Christophe Gaudin
Head of the Oceans Graduate School, and Director of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems and the Wave Energy Research Centre.Read more
To find out more about current research focus areas at the Oceans Institute, contact the following research leaders.
|Energy from the oceans||
|Maritime security, safety and defence||
|Fisheries, food security, and aquaculture||
|Marine ecology, conservation and management||
|Coasts and communities||
|Marine plastics||Prof Julia Reisserfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Seascapes||Prof Peter Vethemail@example.com|
|Sustainable marine economy||Robert Pembertonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Looking for someone else?
Refer to the UWA Staff Profile and Research Repository to find other researchers.
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