Professor David White
- Professor of Infrastructure Geotechnics, University of Southampton.
Professor David White, at the University of Southampton, has held academic positions at the Universities of Cambridge and Western Australia and works primarily in offshore energy.
His work has attracted >£25M of funding, split between industry and competitive grants, leading to 8 best paper awards. The work has changed engineering practice for offshore infrastructure and mooring systems, with impact on industry design codes (API/ISO) and recommended practices (DNV), including recognition through 9 industry awards. His prior leadership roles include Founding Director of the Australian Research Council Hub for Offshore Floating Facilities as well as UWA’s Shell Chair of Offshore Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
David is our Sector and Area Champion for Policy and leads on the Supergen ORE Hub for two of our Work Packages: 2 - Sites and Conditions and 10 - Communications and Engagement.