Richard PembertonOn completing his Ph.D. on System Identification in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Richard joined GBR Challenge America’s Cup yacht racing team (design analyst). Working as a designer or technical consultant to sailors and yacht racing teams in many major competitions, (Volvo Ocean Race, Vendee Globe race, and Olympics). A consultant Naval Architect at Wolfson Unit for Marine Technology and Industrial Aerodynamics and now at the University of Plymouth leading on e-vessels and e-charging.
Charging infrastructure for sub 24m vessels
At Plymouth, a commitment to Clean Maritime permeates across a wide portfolio of research, from maritime cyber security, marine autonomy and advanced engineering to biological and environmental sciences, the arts, ORE and Big Data. This is Underpinned by strong government and sector collaboration. Taking a transdisciplinary approach to address challenges, Plymouth has been involved in some UK and World "Firsts" for e-vessels and e-charging. This presentation will share knowledge including lessons learned. In particular, what infrastructure has been installed to date, and which lessons have been learned.