Rafet Kurt

Lecturer B

Personal Statement

My principal research interests lie in the field of human factors in maritime domain. I have investigated the effects of noise and vibration on human performance and developed a human response models for noise and vibration levels on-board ships. My research interests also include design, optimisation, operation of ships, by considering the human factors in the core of the subject.

Besides my main research area I have also been actively working in the area of ship recycling.  For 8 years I have been working in this area and contributed development of tools, models and training tailored for the unique needs of ship recycling sector. I am also invoved in following EU funded ship recycling projects; FP7 DIVEST Project, LLP Ship DIGEST Project and LLP Boat DIGEST Project.

I am also actively attending IMO MSC and MEPC Meetings 

Specialties: human factors, ship design, ship recycling, 3D modelling, statistical modelling and analysis



  1. Validation of HNC/HND in Nautical Science (Event)

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

  2. Markku Mylly

    Activity: Hosting a visitorHosting an external, non-academic visitor

  3. SENTA 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

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