Dr Richard Cooke

Contact details

Group: 
Ocean Technology and Engineering
Email: 
rdco at noc.ac.uk
Location: 
Liverpool
Telephone: 
+44 (0)151 795 4805

Profile

Biography

Qualifications

Beng(Hons), MSc(Eng), PhD(Eng), Ceng.

Main Responsibilities

  • Field Engineer, providing technology support to NOC scientific fieldwork projects.
  • Instrumentation Engineer providing maintenance and operation of various NOC science instrumentation.
  • Research and Development Engineer providing design and development of new scientific instrumentation.

Fieldwork Participation

  • Field Engineer, POL, INDIA project, Faro, Portugal, 2002.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL, ONR Mine Burial Project, Santa Cruz, March 2003.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL, River Dee Estuary field experiments, 2003–2009 .
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL, River Severn field experiments, 2003–2004.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL, Coastal Observatory project, 2002–2009 .
  • Research and Development Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Field Engineer, POL, Trace metal measurement probe collaborative development work with Prof. Stan Vandenberg and Dr Conrad Chapman of University of Liverpool, DEOS. Dissolved metal concentration monitoring system for ocean applications developed, 2005–2007.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL, LEACOAST2 project 2006–2007, in collaboration with University of Liverpool and University of East Anglia.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL, EU funded Hydralab-SANDS experiment at UPC Barcelona flume facility, 2008, in collaboration with UPC Barcelona and L.E.G.I. (Grenoble University), France.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL, FLOCSAM experiment, River Taymar Estuary, UK, 2009 with University of Plymouth and University of East Anglia.
  • Principal Investigator, Field and Instrumentation Engineer, POL/NOC, prototype 3-axis Acoustic Doppler Velocity Profiler river estuary field trials, 2009–2011.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, WISE estuary sediment dynamics project, 2011.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, EU funded Hydralab-RippleVortex bedform dyamics experiments project at UPC Barcelona flume facility, 2012, in collaboration with UPC Barcelona and L.E.G.I. (Grenoble University), France.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, COHBED estuary bedform dynamcs project in the River Dee estuary, 2013, in collaboration with University of Bangor, et al.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, EU funded Hydralab SandT-Pro/SINBAD project at UPC Barcelona flume facility, 2013, in collaboration with UPC Barcelona, L.E.G.I. (Grenoble University) and University of Aberdeen.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, INSTRON tidal turbine bedform dynamics project at T.E.S. flume facility, University of Hull, 2013 and 2014, in collaboration with University of Hull, et al.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, Shelf-Seas BioGeoChem project, Celtic Sea, 2014, in collaboration with Plymouth Marine Lab, et al.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, MegaPEX coastal sediments dynamics project off the Dutch coastline near The Hague, Netherlands, 2014, in collaboration with Delft University of Technology, Washington State University, et al.
  • Field and Instrumentation Engineer, NOC, Shelf-Seas BioGeoChem project, Celtic Sea, 2015, in collaboraton with Plymouth Marine Lab, et al.