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Doctor Joseph Banks

Dr Joseph Banks


Research interests

  • Performance sport engineering;
  • Experimental methods for fluid structure interaction problems;
  • Performance of sailing vessels and wind assited ships;

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Dr Joseph Banks is a Lecturer in Ship Science/Maritime Engineering at the University of Southampton. He specialises in experimental and computational fluid dynamics with particular interests in high performance sport, fluid structure interactions and the performance of sailing and wind-assitsted ships. 


Admissions Team for Maritime Engineering degree programs

Editorial Board member for Journal of Sailing Technology

Secretary of the 28th International Towing Tank Conference (ITTC) specialist committee ‘Energy Saving Methods’

Member of the 29&30th International Towing Tank Conference (ITTC) specialist committees ‘Combined CFD/EFD methods’