Our Researchers

Dr. Francis Obeng
Instructor (Research)
Research Areas:
Fishing Vessel Safety, Human factors, Offshore Safety, and Probabilistic Risk Assessment

Dr. Francis Obeng is a Researcher with interest focusing on Maritime Human Factors, Decision Analysis & Risk Management. Current ongoing research is in the areas of Fishing Vessel Safety, Human factors, Offshore safety, and Probabilistic Risk Assessment. He is also, interested in Ship & Offshore Structures, and Clean Energy research.

Francis is an Instructor (Research) with the Ocean Safety Research Unit at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland, as well as an Adjunct-Lecturer with the Marine Engineering Department of the Regional Maritime University in Accra-Ghana. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering (Ocean & Naval) from Memorial University, (2023), as well as an MSc. in Ship & Offshore Structures from University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, 2012), and a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana, 2004). Francis has close to two (2) decades of experience in teaching and conducting research at college/university level, and open to opportunities in engineering and management expertise consulting, to use his specialty to help solve real world problems.

More on background and list of publications please visit www.linkedin.com/in/francis-emmanuel-obeng-31ab654b