Dr. Neil Bose joined Memorial as Vice-President (Research) in November 2017.
Prior to his appointment, Dr. Bose was principal of the Australian Maritime College (AMC), the national institute for maritime education, training, research and consultancy at the University of Tasmania. From 2009 to 2011, he was director of the AMC’s National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics. He joined AMC in 2007 as the manager of the Australian Maritime Hydrodynamics Research Centre.
Before his move to Tasmania, Dr. Bose was a long-standing member of Memorial University’s research community. He came to Memorial in May 1987 as an assistant professor in the naval architectural engineering program. In his time at Memorial, Dr. Bose served as director of the Ocean Engineering Research Centre, chair of the ocean and naval architectural engineering program and, in 2003, was named a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Offshore and Underwater Vehicles Design.
Dr. Bose obtained his B.Sc. in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering from the University of Glasgow in 1978 and his PhD, also from Glasgow, in 1982.
As a researcher, Dr. Bose's interests include underwater robotics, ocean environmental monitoring and marine propulsion.