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Mr Oscar Festa

Mr Oscar Festa

Research interests

  • Mooring systems for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs)
  • Load reduction devices (LRDs) for FOWT mooring systems
  • Optimisation of compliant mooring systems

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Mr. Oscar Festa is a postgraduate research student within the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton. His research focuses on optimisation of stationkeeping systems for floating offshore wind turbines. 

He is supervised by Professor Susan Gourvenec, Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Emerging Technologies in Intelligent & Resilient Ocean Engineering (IROE), and Professors Adam Sobey, who leads the Data Centric Engineering Group of The Alan Turing Institute.