Sean LoughneyLecturer at Liverpool John Moores University
Dr. Sean Loughney began his post as a Lecturer in Maritime Management in April 2019, within the Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute. He received his PhD in Offshore Engineering, from LJMU in February 2018 and his MEng (1st class hons) in Mechanical and Marine Engineering in 2014, also from LJMU. He received the Gordon Robertson Prize 2014 for his performance during his master’s studies and the Deans Prize for Best PhD Thesis 2018, both in LJMU’s Faculty of Engineering and Technology.
Dr. Loughney is currently Principal Investigator on an IAMU project related to Maritime Risk Evaluation and Safety Optimization in Narrow Straits. He is also a Co-Investigator on an Interreg project Adaptation and implementation of floating wind energy conversion technology for the Atlantic region (ARCWIND) with a focus on optimum wind farm site selection and Maintenance planning/array health prognosis and diagnosis. Dr. Loughney has also co-authored two HSE Books/Reports in 2020 related to marine & offshore safety and management.
As well as his teaching responsibilities Dr. Loughney's research interests include the design, operation, and safety of maritime engineering systems such as: ships, oil & gas installations, and offshore renewable energy structures. As well as marine asset integrity monitoring and management.