Professor Tom Bruce

Dean International - Students



+44(0)131 6508701


4.113 Faraday Building

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Mechanical Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Energy Systems

Research Theme: 

  • Offshore Renewable Energy

Academic Qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. "Violent wave action at seawalls and breakwaters", 2006
  • BSc (hons) Astrophysics, University of Edinburgh, 1987
  • MSc Astronomical Technology, University of Edinburgh, 1988

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • Co-Manager, EPSRC Coastal Structures Network
  • Full member, International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)

Research Interests: 

Wave Overtopping

Blockwork Coastal Structures


  • Wave - structure interaction
  • Wave hydrodynamics
  • Flow measurement - Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)

Further Information: 

  • Associate Schools Liaison Officer (with SRA)