Prof Ian Masters

Professor

Person imageProf Ian Masters
  • Engineering, computer modelling, design and development of wave and tidal renewable energy technology
  • Member, Management Committee, EPSRC UK Centre for Marine Energy Research (UKCMER)
  • Member, Research Advisory Board, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
  • Member, National Committee, BSI PEL/114 Marine Energy

Research

  • The world first 10MW tidal stream array by Siemens / Marine Current Turbines on Anglesey, North Wales.
  • The world first 320MW tidal lagoon at Swansea Bay by Swansea based Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) plc.
  • Wales’ first tidal stream demonstrator deployment in Pembrokeshire by Tidal Energy Limited.
  • The development of Wales’ first wave energy array at Pembrokeshire, West Wales by Marine Energy Limited.
  • The development of Wales’ first demonstrator nursery test site in Milford Haven Estuary;
  • The design, fabrication and testing of a highly innovative prototype wave energy device by Swansea based Marine Power Systems Ltd.
  • Feasibility studies of three community scale tidal impoundment schemes at Carew Mill Pembrokeshire, Tenby Harbour and Saundersfoot Harbour.
  • The 7GW Severn tidal barrage scheme, designed to provide 5% of the UK’s electrical energy.
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