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Research associate, International Centre for Island Technology, Heriot-Watt University

Simon has a MSc in Renewable Energy Development from Heriot-Watt University, and recently submitted a PhD thesis on the use of hydrodynamic modelling to predict the effects of tidal energy extraction. He is currently working with Marine Scotland Science to develop hydrodynamic models for applications in energy and aquaculture.


  • 2017–present
    Research associate, Heriot-Watt University
  • 2017–2017
    Research associate, University of Edinburgh


  • 2011 
    Heriot-Watt University, MSc Renewable Energy Development


  • 2018
    (see website for publication list),

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    NERC Innovation Placement
    Funding Source:
    Natural Environment Research Council