Professor Deborah Greaves OBE
Head of School of Engineering | School of Computing Electronics and Mathematics, University of Plymouth
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Deborah Greaves is Head of the School of Engineering and of the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics, Professor of Ocean Engineering and Director of the COAST Laboratory at the University of Plymouth with previous appointments at Oxford, UCL and the University of Bath.

Her research interests include marine and offshore renewable energy, and physical and numerical modeling of wave-structure interaction.  She has led many national and international research projects concerning offshore renewable energy (ORE) in collaboration with industrial and academic partners and in 2017 was appointed by EPSRC as the new ORE Supergen Leader, directing the UK research programme in ORE. She recently published with Wiley an edited book on Wave and Tidal Energy (2018) and in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 2018, she was awarded an OBE for services to Marine Renewable Energy, Equalities, and Higher Education

As well as leading the Management Group, Prof. Greaves is sector and area champion for Wave energy and lead co-director for Work Packages 6 (Management) and 7 (Flexible Funding).