Afdeling Maritieme Techniek Universiteit Gent
Shallow Water

Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water

The Knowledge Centre Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water aims to consolidate, extend and disseminate knowledge on the behaviour of ships in shallow and confined water. This website gives an overview of our facilities, research activities and publications.


PhD Scholarship

Ghent University offers a PhD scholarship in the framework of a new fundamental scientific research project, entitled 'Development of a CFD tool and associated experimental validation techniques for fluid mud bottoms disturbed by moving objects', funded by the Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders (FWO, grant number G0D5319), The job duties include nautical studies which consist of the follow up of towing tank tests, the derivation of mathematical models and the execution of ship manoeuvring simulation studies. To apply, please consult the announcement.

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