Coastal Seminars 2017 – Mr Bill Cooper

The fourth seminar of this series will be given by

Mr Bill Cooper

who will deliver an afternoon coastal seminar, on

30 years in marine consultancy – some past achievements and some future opportunities for the next generation

When: Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4pm – 5pm

WhereBuilding 44/1057 L/T B  Highfield Campus




Bill Cooper will talk about some of his career achievements in delivering coastal projects, past and present, and reflect on the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.


Bill [Cooper] graduated in from Swansea University in 1986 with a degree in Oceanography. His 30+ years of career has spanned periods working for the MOD, utilities and various consultancies.  At the end of 2016, Bill set up his own business to fulfil a long-term career goal.

Throughout his career Bill has specialised in the application of numerical models to help improve understanding of complex issues such as; predicting thermal fronts in oceanic circulations, the fate of waste water discharges, evolution of coastlines and interactions of marine renewable energy with the environment. Presently, Bill serves as a member of BSI committee for wave and tidal energy technical standards and on the Maritime Engineering editorial panel.