Deborah Greaves

  • Head of School, Director of the Supergen ORE Hub - University of Plymouth

Research interests

I am Head of the School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, Professor of Ocean Engineering and Director of the COAST Laboratory at the University of Plymouth with previous appointments at Oxford, UCL and the University of Bath.

My research interests include marine and offshore renewable energy, and physical and numerical modelling of wave-structure interaction. 

I have led many national and international research projects concerning offshore renewable energy (ORE) in collaboration with industrial and academic partners and am Director of the EPSRC £9 million Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub. 

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, 2018, I was awarded an OBE for services to Marine Renewable Energy, Equalities, and Higher Education and in 2020, I was elected to be a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.