Professor Feargal Brennan
Position:
Professor of Offshore Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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Professor Feargal Brennan is Professor of Offshore Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and is currently the Director of the University of Strathclyde Offshore Engineering Institute and is the James Blyth Chair of Offshore Engineering at the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering.

His research interests are in structural integrity of offshore structures for wind, wave and tidal power, mainly funded by industry (e.g. the Structural Life-Cycle Industry Collaboration - SLIC). He has been directly responsible for winning and delivery of >£20m in engineering research funding (£11.6m as Principal Investigator). He is a Co-Investigator of both Supergen Marine and Supergen Wind hubs and the centre for Advanced Materials for Renewable Energy Generation.  He is a member of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult Research Advisory Board amongst many external appointments.

Feargal is our Sector and Area Champion for Offshore Wind and leads on Work Package 5: Floating ORE Structures.