Recent Research Projects Completed

Recently completed PhD projects

(2013) Dr. Sascha Pristrom, "Development of a model to suppress piracy and other maritime crimes using scientific reasoning", (Wang, Yang, Wall)
(2013) Dr. Andrew John, "Proactive risk assessment of maritime infrastructure systems: resilience engineering perspective", funded by LJMU & EU (Wang, Yang, Riahi)
(2013) Dr. Daniel MaNamara, "Monte Carlo simulation in maritime applications", funded by LJMU & EPSRC (Cunningham, Wang, Jenkinson, Allanson)
(2013) Dr. Ben Matellini, "A risk-based fire and rescue management system", funded by EPSRC (Supervisors: Wang, Wall, Jenkinson)
(2012) Dr. Khalifa Mohamed Abujaafar, "Quantitative human reliability assessment in Marine Engineering Operations", funded by Libyan Government (Supervisors: Yang, Bonsall, Wang).
(2012) Dr. N.S.F. Abdul Rahman, "Decision making models for liner steaming speed", funded by Malaysian Government (Supervisors: Wang, Bonsall, Yang).
(2011) Dr. Kambiz Mokhtari, "Advanced risk management in offshore terminals and marine ports" (Supervisors: Ren, Roberts, Wang).
(2011) Dr. Eche Chukwuka, "Risk-based design, maintenance and inspection of marine and offshore structures with reference to fatigue analysis", partially funded by EPSRC & EU (Supervisors: Wang, Yang, Metcalfe)
(2011) Dr. Thadeus Nwaoha, "Advanced risk and maintenance analysis modelling in LNG carrier operations" (Supervisors: Yang, Wang, Bonsall)
(2011) Dago Gohomene, "A decision making system for port selection" (Supervisors: Yang, Bonsall, Wang)
(2010) Dr. Ramin Riahi, "Enabling security and risk-bed operation of container line supply chains under high uncertainties", funded by EPSRC (Supervisors: Wang, Bonsall, Jenkinson)
(2010) Dr. Andy Cunningham, "Use of simulation techniques in marine applications", funded by EPSRC DTA (Supervisors: Wang, Allanson, Wall)
(2010) Miss Roisin Smyth, "Risk assessment training appraisal", funded by a KTP grant (Supervisors: Wall, Wang, Barnes)
(2010) Dr. Eugene Pam, "Risk assessment of ballast water treatment" (Supervisors: Wall, Wang)
(2010) Dr. S. M. Lavasani, "Offshore pipeline risk assessment" (Supervisors: Wang, Finlay, Yang)
(2010) Dr.K. Subramariam "Ship human error modelling" (Supervisors: Yang, Bonsall, Wang)
(2010) Dr. S. T. (Steven) Chen, Risk-based accident investigation" (Wall, Davies, Wang)
(2009) Dr. Hristos Karahalios, "Appraisal of maritime regulations" (Supervisors: Wang, Williams, Yang).
(2009) Dr. John Andrew Lee, "Technical Management of VLCC Hull Structures Based on Safety Case Principles" (Supervisors: Wang, Bonsall, Jenkinson, Yang).
(2009) Dr. Bryan Jones, "Maintenance modelling of manufacturing systems", partially funded by LJMU (Supervisors: Wang, Jenkinson)
(2008) Dr. D. Godaliyadde, Risk assessment and its application to Ship Hull Vibrations" (Supervisors: Wang, Phylip-Jones, Batako).
(2008) Dr. I. El-Nakib, "Establishing an efficient logistics system for developing Egyptian exports to the African countries", funded by Arab Academy (Supervisors: Roberts, Porter, Colquhoun).
(2007) Dr. Zaili Yang, "Risk assessment and decision making of container supply chains" (Supervisors: Wang, Bonsall).
(2007) Dr. Shuen-Tai (Jerry) Ung, “The development of safety and security assessment techniques and their application to port operations” (Supervisors: Wang, Bonsall, Williams).
(2007) Dr. M. Kiani Moghadam, “The impact of automation on the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the quayside and container yard cranes and the selection decision for the yard operating systems”, (Supervisors: Wang, Bonsall, Wall).
(2007) Dr. Abbas Harati Mokhtari, “Impact of New Technologies on Safety of Marine Navigation”, funded by the Iranian Government" (Supervisors: Wall, Wang, Brooks).
(2007) Dr. E. Maistralis, “Formal safety assessment of marine applications (Supervisors: Wang, Bonsall)
(2006) Dr. A. G. (Will) Eleye-Datubo , “Integrating risk-based assessment modelling of safety-critical marine and offshore applications”, funded by LJMU & EPSRC (Supervisors: Wang, Wall, Saajedi).
(2006) Dr. S. W. Kim, “Formal fire safety assessment of ships” (Supervisors: Wang, Wall).
(2006) Dr. P. Hughes, “The tide tables” (Supervisors: Wall, Woodworth).
(2004) Dr. Lois, "Cruising shipping studies" (Supervisors: Wang, Wall).
(2001) Dr. A. Pillay, "Formal ship safety assessment of fishing vessels", funded by LJMU & ORS (Supervisors: Wang, Wall).
(2001) Dr. S. Bonsall, "Efficiency of container terminals" (Supervisors: Wall et al).
(2000) Dr. H. S. Sii, "Formal marine and offshore safety assessment" (Supervisors: Ruxton, Wang).
(2000) Dr. M-B. Moreton, "Human factors on the ships bridge"(Supervisors: Wall, et al).
(1998) Dr. S. M. Tucker, "Rule based decision support for marine, collision avoidance in an integrated bridge environment" (Supervisors: Smeaton, et al).
(1997) Dr. A. S. A. Kader, "Cost modelling for inland waterway transport systems" (Supervisors: Smeaton, et al).
(1996) Dr. A. J. Alrdidge, "The development of an intelligent electronic chart as a decision support system for marine pilots" (Supervisors: Smeaton, et al).

Recently completed postdoctoral research projects

(2011-2012) Dr Trung Thanh Nguyen, "Container handling optimisation and 3D simulator of port operations" (PI and CoIs: Yang, Wang, Bonsall)
(2010-2011) Dr Byron Jones, "Port cargo handling" (PI and CoIs: Yang, Wang, Bonsall)
(2008-2011) Dr Ramin Riahi, "Containe supply chain security analysis" (PI and CoIs: Wang, Jenkinson, Bonsall)
(2004-2007) Dr J. Ren, "Risk-based offshore operations" (PI and CoIs: Wang, Jenkinson)
(2006-2007) Dr Z. Yang, "Advanced risk assessment tools" (PI and CoIs: Wang, Bonsall)
(2005-2006) Dr S. W. Kim, "Ship fire risk assessment" (PI and CoIs: Wang,)
(2005-2006) Dr. A. G. (Will) Eleye-Datubo, "Maritime risk assessment" (PI and CoIs: Wang)
(2000-2004) Dr. H. S. Sii, "Use of approximate reasoning in offshore design" (PI and CoIs: Wang, Ruxton)
(1998-2000) Dr. M. An, "A risk-based offshore design system" (PI and CoIs: Wang, Ruxton)

Recently completd international visiting projects

(2012) Prof. Lei Huang, from Qingdao Ocean Shipping Mariners College, "Navigational Meteorology and Oceanography" (Hosting academic: Wall)
(2012) Dr. Yongtao Xi, from Shanghai Maritime University, "Human error analysis in ship operations" (Hosting academics: Yang, Wang)
(2011) Dr. Kadir Cicek, from Tech. Univ of Istabul, "A decision-making approach in ship fleet management" (Hosting academic: Ren)
(2010), Mr. J. Yin, Hong Kong Polytechnical University, "Shipping management and security studies" (Hosting academis: Wang, Yang, Bonsall)
(2008), Dr. M. Celik from Tech. Univ of Istabul, "Risk-based decision making" (Hosting academis: Wang, Yang, Bonsall)
(2005-2006), Prof. X. Xie from Dalian Maritime Univ, "Decision making under uncertainties" (Hosting academis: Wang, Bonsall)
(2003-2004), Prof. M. Huang, "Formal safety assessment of in-landing shipping" (Hosting academis: Wang, Bonsall)
(2003), Prof. Q. Fang from Shanghai Maritime Univ, "FSA and its application to simulation based training" (Hosting academis: Wang, Wall, Bonsall)
(1999-2000), Y. Liu from Dalian Navy College, "Human error stuy in navigation" (Hosting academis: Wall, Wang)

Other recently completed research projects

(2003), “An investigation of the latest development in marine and offshore safety assessment”, conducted at the University of California, Berkeley and sponsored by the UK EPSRC (Investigator: Wang)
(2002-2008), “Saferelnet: safety and reliability thematic network”, funded by the EU. EU network project (Investigator: Wang)


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