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Aura CDT Students

Cohort 1

  • Sophie Al-Mudallal
    Sophie Al-Mudallal

    Researching impacts of seabed vibration on sediment structure and infaunal organisms at the University of Hull

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  • Jordan Burgess
    Jordan Burgess

    Researching the impact of windfarm associated noise on commercially important benthic invertebrates at the University of Hull

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  • Rachael Keslake
    Rachael Keslake

    Researching the incorporation of energy storage into offshore wind farms for load levelling and energy security at the University of Sheffield

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  • Hannah Marsden
    Hannah Marsden

    Researching textile waste as advanced carbon materials for wind turbine blade manufacturing at the University of Hull

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  • Niall Tracey
    Niall Tracey

    Researching novel acoustic methods for directly monitoring seabed sediment transport, geohazards & scour at Durham University

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Cohort 2

  • Sarah Bee
    Sarah Bee

    Researching advanced data analysis and robust statistics for structural health monitoring of wind turbines at the University of Sheffield

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  • Victoria Bessonova
    Victoria Bessonova

    Researching the future of global offshore natural capital with climate change with ORE Catapult at the University of Hull

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  • Maisy Bradbury
    Maisy Bradbury

    Researching scour protection and the test tank of secrets at the University of Hull

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  • Harry Burton
    Harry Burton

    Researching Low Power High Performance Neuromorphic Circuits for Remote Sensing and Monitoring in the Offshore Wind Sector at the University of Hull

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  • Ethan Clark
    Ethan Clark

    Assessing the viability of multi-use Macroalgae Aquaculture within Offshore Wind Farms at Newcastle University

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  • Ellie-Mae Cook
    Ellie-Mae Cook

    Researching cumulative and in-combination effects of offshore infrastructure on ecological resources at the University of Hull

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  • Sarah Dickson
    Sarah Dickson

    Assessing echolocating cetacean (porpoise and dolphin) occurrence and behaviour in offshore development sites using a novel passive acoustic monitoring system at Newcastle University

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  • Paul Hambly
    Paul Hambly

    Researching Advance condition monitoring solutions for offshore wind generators at the University of Sheffield

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  • Gemma Hoyes
    Gemma Hoyes

    Researching Satellite detection and mapping of sandbank crests: supporting location of offshore wind developments and conservation areas at Newcastle University

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  • Siti Khadijah Hamzah
    Siti Khadijah Hamzah

    Modelling and optimisation for a coordinated interconnected multi-terminal DC transmission infrastructure for integration of offshore wind energy at Durham University

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  • Aryan Moody
    Aryan Moody

    Researching grey-box models for life-time assessment of composite wind turbine components at the University of Sheffield

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  • Oliver Morgan-Clague
    Oliver Morgan-Clague

    Researching numerical modelling of wind turbine blade manufacture with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy at the University of Hull

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  • Woolganathan Naidoo
    Woolganathan Naidoo

    Researching economic and socio-cultural implications of offshore wind on fishing communities at the University of Hull

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  • Ben Pickett
    Ben Pickett

    Researching Palaeo records of Tsunami risk to Offshore Renewable Energy Infrastructure at the University of Hull

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  • Emily Settle
    Emily Settle

    Researching "Digital twins Era for Coordinating Energy Network inTegration (DECENT)" at Durham University

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  • Lisa Somerville
    Lisa Somerville

    Evaluating the impact of motion travel on cognitive ability of offshore workers with ORE Catapult at the University of Hull

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  • Daniel Whitt
    Daniel Whitt

    Researching Wind Sourced Energy Storage at the University of Hull

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Cohort 3

  • Dax Blackhorse-Hull
    Dax Blackhorse-Hull

    Integration of wave and offshore wind energies at the University of Durham

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  • Adam Brassington
    Adam Brassington

    Ultrasonic guided waves blade monitoring at the University of Sheffield

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  • Will Burton
    Will Burton

    Understanding the emergent macro-scale impacts caused by the rapid expansion of Offshore Wind within The North Sea System at the University of Durham

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  • Jordan Fuentes-Holden
    Jordan Fuentes-Holden

    Development of a novel active wind farm control method by using a smart wind-turbine equipped with morphing blade technology at the University of Durham

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  • Nilotpal Dhar
    Nilotpal Dhar

    Enhanced mixing of stratified waters by offshore wind infrastructure with ORE Catapult at the University of Hull

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  • Ellie Goodfellow
    Ellie Goodfellow

    Studying PG Dip Offshore Wind Energy and the Environment

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  • David Goodman
    David Goodman

    In-Service Inference of Distributed Blade Loading at the University of Sheffield

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  • Enora Lecordier
    Enora Lecordier

    Assessing the potential for colocation of aquaculture with offshore wind energy farms using remote sensing at the University of Hull

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  • Luke Neal
    Luke Neal

    The effects of government policy on industrial development and employment relations in North Sea offshore wind at the University of Sheffield

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  • Ewan Norris
    Ewan Norris

    Blade Factory Digital Twin for Recording and Analysing Production Parameters at the University of Sheffield

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  • Callum Rothon
    Callum Rothon

    Wind Turbine Blade Inspection using Machine Learning for Diagnosis of Structural Faults at the University of Hull

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  • Isha Saxena
    Isha Saxena

    Data-driven Infrastructure Planning for Offshore Wind Farms

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  • Simon Smith
    Simon Smith

    Population-based offshore wind farm fleet health monitoring and performance prediction at the University of Sheffield

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  • Eamonn Tuton
    Eamonn Tuton

    Digital Twin Logistics of Operations and Maintenance for Offshore Wind Farms at the University of Hull

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  • Anna Weatherburn
    Anna Weatherburn

    Multiscale Design of Fracture & Fatigue Resistant Bio-mimetic Composite Materials for Wind Energy Applications at the University of Durham

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  • Jenna Zunder
    Jenna Zunder

    Application of wake steering to offshore wind farms at the University of Durham

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Cohort 4

  • Michael Anya
    Michael Anya

    Innovative decommissioning for offshore foundation systems at Durham University

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  • Geng Chen
    Geng Chen

    Hybrid modelling of loads and structural response on a floating offshore wind turbine at Durham University

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  • Ifunanya Stella Ezeoye
    Ifunanya Stella Ezeoye

    Evaluating the Performance and Sustainability of Natural Fibre-Based Composites in Wind Turbine Components at the University of Hull

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  • Aliyu Ibrahim-Nagidi
    Aliyu Ibrahim-Nagidi

    Integrating offshore wind with Direct Air Carbon Capture and Storage for a net zero Humber at the University of Hull

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  • Reuben Tinsdeall
    Reuben Tinsdeall

    Digital twin output functions for monitoring wind turbines at the University of Sheffield

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  • Nicholas Wilson
    Nicholas Wilson

    Electricity Storage through Electrochemically Compressed Hydrogen at the University of Hull

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  • Jian (Miguel) Ye
    Jian (Miguel) Ye

    Next Generation High Temperature Superconducting Generators for Floating Wind Turbines at the University of Sheffield

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Cohort 5

  • Charlotte Atkinson
    Charlotte Atkinson

    Researching physics and engineering of the offshore environment – vibrations and the design of wind turbine systems.

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  • Zoe Bainbridge
    Zoe Bainbridge

    Researching Impact of Offshore Windfarm Development on Marine Benthos: Interaction with Ecosystem Level Stressors

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  • Louis Donaldson
    Louis Donaldson

    Researching OPtimization EXplainability (OPEX) for Maintenance Scheduling of Offshore Wind Farms

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  • Teri Farthing
    Teri Farthing

    Researching the impact of marine growth on deep sea cables

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  • Di Huang
    Di Huang

    Researching offshore wind infrastructure in stratified seas: Interactions between waves and wakes

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  • Akash Kumar
    Akash Kumar

    Researching human-informed Artificial Intelligence for improved wind turbine health monitoring

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  • Frances Longbottom
    Frances Longbottom

    Researching Sustainable, Low-Cost Upcycling of Wind Turbine Transition Pieces

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  • Soheil Navvabi
    Soheil Navvabi

    Researching optimisation of the Internal Structure of Wind Turbine Blades

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  • Raveena Singi Reddy
    Raveena Singi Reddy

    Researching the impact of estuary dynamics on offshore wind infrastructure

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  • Sarah-Jane Tonks
    Sarah-Jane Tonks

    Researching effect of blade surface contamination on wind turbine energy production

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  • Seph Sanderson
    Seph Sanderson

    Researching the interaction between internal waves and offshore wind structures

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  • Benjamin Whitcombe
    Benjamin Whitcombe

    Researching primary production and carbon export across the Flamborough frontal system: Interaction with offshore wind energy

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  • Isobel Wood
    Isobel Wood

    Researching biorenewable honey comb adsorbates from wind turbine wood waste for high capacity carbon capture

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or contact auracdt@hull.ac.uk