Richard Manasseh

Associate Professor/Acting Director, Centre for Ocean Engineering, Science
Swinburne University of Technology

Richard Manasseh is a mechanical engineer with a PhD in applied mathematics, specialising in fluid dynamics. At a fundamental level, his research focuses on wave modes and oscillators in fluids and their interactions.  He has applied his research in several domains, achieving a h-index of 23 based on over 1600 citations. He has been working on ocean-wave power for five years.  He is a specialist in laboratory experiments with significant field and industrial plant experience. He became a full-time academic in 2010 after a 15-year career in industrial R&D.  He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia, Vice-President of the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society and immediate past President. His current role is Chair of Swinburne University of Technology's Department of Mechanical and Product Design Engineering.