Marine Renewables: Structural & Environmental Monitoring during Installation & Operation

  • Date 15 Mar 2018
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Marine Renewables: Structural & Environmental Monitoring during Installation & Operation

15 Mar 2018, 15:10 - 16:15

South Gallery Room 7 & 8

Chaired by: Dr Zoe Roberts, Senior Metocean Analyst, Vattenfall Wind Power (UK) and Simon Cheeseman, Wave & Tidal Sector Specialist, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

Monitoring of structures is crucial for the safe and successful installation and operation of marine renewable technologies. This session will explore monitoring tools and techniques through the use of towed vehicles, computer vision, radar and docking ROVs.

New Mode of Deployment of Acoustic Technology for Offshore Wind Installation Monitoring
Bernie Morrison, CEO, PanGeo Subsea

Computer Vision Survey of Offshore Structures
Diego Carvalho, Vision Engineer, Fugro Intersite

Ocean Insights for Offshore Wind Farms
Gunnar Prytz, CTO & Dr. Rune Gangeskar, Principle Scientist, Miros

Software to Support ROV Docking Inspection Vehicles for Offshore Wind
Donald Pickering, CEO, BluHaptics

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Programme subject to change


  • Simon Cheeseman


    Wave & Tidal Sector Specialist

    Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult

    Simon Cheeseman is an experienced Marine Engineer having worked in both the commercial and public sectors. Simon joined the Offshore Renewable...

  • Dr Zoe Roberts


    Senior Metocean Analyst

    Vattenfall Wind Power (UK)

    Dr Zoe Roberts, Senior Metocean Analyst at Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd, is responsible for the safe, accurate and efficient delivery of all aspects of...

  • Moya Cahill



    PanGeo Subsea

    Ms. Cahill is a professional engineer holding a Bachelor of Engineering in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from Memorial University of...

  • Diego Carvalho


    R&D Vision Engineer


    Dr Carvalho works at Fugro as R&D engineer since 2014. The team which he is part at Fugro develops products to perform touchless assessment of...

  • Gunnar Prytz


    Chief Technology Officer


    Gunnar Prytz holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. He had several roles...

  • Donald Pickering




    Don Pickering is the CEO of BluHaptics, a Seattle-based robotics software company, focused on subsea, space and terrestrial applications. BluHaptics...