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Zakirul Bhuiyan Senior Lecturer and Research & Innovation Coordinator at Solent University


Captain Zakirul Bhuiyan has over 30 years of maritime industry experience including command on large commercial vessels. He has been working as Senior Lecturer and ‘Research and Innovation Coordinator’ at School of Maritime Science and Engineering of Southampton Solent University, since 2006. As a ‘Principal Investigator’, Zakirul has been leading and involved into the EU funded ‘MariEMS’ (Maritime Energy Management Training Strategic Partnership), STM (Sea Traffic Management) Validation project and the UK Innovate unmanned ship Project ‘MAXCMAS’(MAchine eXecutable Collision regulations at sea for Marine Autonomous System). Being a ‘Senior Fellow’ of the UK Higher Education Academy and ‘Fellow’ of the Nautical Institute and Royal Institute of Navigation, he has established good networks in the wider maritime community.

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