position: Ordinary Committee Member
name: Martin Renilson
description: Martin Renilson moved to Tasmania in 1983 to work at the Australian Maritime College, where he established the Ship Hydrodynamics Centre in 1985, and the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering in 1996.
In 2001 he moved to the UK to work at QinetiQ as Technical Manager, Maritime Platforms and Equipment. In this role he was responsible for all hydrodynamic research for the UK MoD, including all its submarine hydrodynamics.
In 2007 he returned to Australia and has remained interested in submarine hydrodynamics. He is currently Principal Hydrodynamicist at Pacific ESI.
The second edition of his book on submarine hydrodynamics was published by Springer in 2018.
Martin was elected to the SIA Committee in November 2021.