Annual Report 2017-2018


Chair: Segen Estefan

The SUT Rio Branch has promoted two seminars and supported the Brazil-Japan joint courses in Ocean Engineering.

Offshore Wind Power Seminar: Prospective Scenarios & Main Drivers and Barriers

Held at Petrobras Research Center on 22 March 2018. Jointly organised by SUT Rio Branch, Petrobras and COPPE – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro with an audience of 400 people.

  • Offshore wind Industry overview – UK market & worldwide
    Atkins Global
  • Installation and maintenance of offshore wind turbines – Evolution performance
    Royal Boskalis Westminster
  • Offshore wind power – Technology achievements: state-of-the-art and beyond
    Prof. Feargal Brennan – Cranfield University
  • Petrobras Initiatives on offshore wind power
    Petrobras Research Center

Renewable Ocean Energy

Held at COPPE – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro on 7 June 2018. Organised by SUT – Rio Branch with an audience of 60 people.
Present Stage of Ocean Renewable Energy in the World and Activities in Brazil
Presenter: Dr. Milad Shadman

Brazil-Japan Academic Cooperation in Ocean Engineering

The SUT Rio Branch has provided support for courses involving Brazil and Japan Universities to promote joint distance learning courses (45 hours each) in the following subjects: Risers and Pipelines, Ocean Renewable Energy, Fluid-Structure Dynamics, Economics of Marine Natural Resources, and Systems and Control Technology.