The organising committee members for Oceans '17 MTS/IEEE Aberdeen are:

Honorary Chairs

Sir Ian Diamond
Professor Sir Ian Diamond of the University of Aberdeen.
Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski
Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski of the Robert Gordon University.

Mr. Neil Gordon of Subsea UK.

General Chairs:  

Professor John Watson
Professor John Watson of the University of Aberdeen.
Mr. Brian Horsburgh
Mr Brian Horsburgh of Conventional Wisdom Consultancy.

Technical Programme Chairs

Dr. Radhakrishna Prabhu
Dr. Radhakrishna Prabhu of the Robert Gordon University.
Dr. Thangeval Thevar
Dr Thangeval Thevar of the University of Aberdeen.
Dr Alan Jamieson
Dr. Alan Jamieson of Newcastle University.

Tutorial Programme Chair

Dr Ila Glennie
Ms. Ila Glennie of BP.

Exhibit and Industrial Liaison Chairs 

Mr. Mike Winstanley
Mr. Mike Winstanley.
Mr. Peter Bennett of Kongsberg Ltd.
Mr Peter Bennett of Kongsberg Ltd.
Ms Trish Banks
Ms Trish Banks of Subsea UK

Workshop and Special Sessions Chair:

Dr. Thangeval Thevar
Dr Thangeval Thevar of the University of Aberdeen.

Public Relations and Publicity:

Ms Trish Banks of Subsea UK (photograph above).
Mr Brian Horsburgh of Conventional Wisdom Consultancy (photograph above).
Mr. David Liddle of DLiddle Co. Ltd. (photograph above).
Ms Faye Campbell of the University of Aberdeen. (photograph below).

Posters/Student Liaison

Faye Campbell
Ms Faye Campbell of HGF Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys.

Web site:


Dr. David Hendry of the University of Aberdeen.

Social Programme

Mr. Brian Horsburgh (photograph above).

Professional Conference Organiser


Ms. Nicola Pearce of the University of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre


Mr Patrick Lynn

IEEE OES/MTS Liaison

Dr. Bill Kirkwood of IEEE/OES.
Mr Drew Michel of MTS (Marine Technology Society).

General Members

David Liddle
Mr. David Liddle of DLiddle Co. Ltd.

Gold Patron

Oceans OES
Marine Technology Society

 Gold Patron

Subsea UK

SUPPORTERS

University of Aberdeen
The Robert Godon University
AECC
Visit Aberdeen
Kongsberg

Associated Societies

Society for Underwater Technology   The Challenger Society for Marine Sciences Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology

Institute of Physics