Hydrography, Geophysics and Geotechnics Track: Session 1

Hydrography, Geophysics and Geotechnics Track: Session 1

Meet the speakers

Mike Clare
Marine Geoscience Researcher,
National Oceanography Centre

Dr Mike Clare leads the Geohazards and Marine Sedimentology Research Group at the National Oceanography Centre, UK. He formerly worked for ten years as a geohazard consultant to offshore industries for ten years, having led Fugro’s UK Engineering Geology and Geohazard Team. He is also currently the Marine Environmental Advisor to the International Cable Protection Committee.

David White
Professor,
University of Southampton

David White is Professor of Infrastructure Geotechnics at the University of Southampton, based at the UKCRIC National Infrastructure Laboratory. His research is primarily concerned with offshore energy facilities, ranging across cable, pipeline, foundation and anchoring systems as well as seabed characterisation. He worked at the Universities of Cambridge and Western Australia before joining Southampton in 2017. He serves on the SUT OSIG Committee, as well as various ISO and DNV code-writing panels, linking industry and academia. Dave has authored >300 publications and 6 book chapters, supported >25 PhD students to completion and is currently nurturing Southampton’s new Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility.

Santiago Quinteros
Senior Geotechnical Engineer,
NGI

Santiago Quinteros is a senior geotechnical engineer at NGI in Oslo, Norway. He works for the department of advanced modelling and as doctoral researcher at Imperial College London. He obtained his bachelor’s in civil engineering in Switzerland and moved to Vancouver, Canada for his masters in geotechnical engineering. He has broad experience working both for industry and research in topics related to: offshore engineering, field investigations, development of new technology and sensors, foundation design, earthquake geotechnical engineering, and advance laboratory testing. He has international working experience in several countries, e.g. Germany, Lichtenstein, Italy, Poland, Denmark, Ecuador, Russia, Norway, Switzerland, etc

Steve Hall
CEO,
Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)

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