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Jean-Baptiste Souppez

Jean-Baptiste Souppez

Senior Lecturer

Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering

023 8201 6515 ext. 6515 Room no. RM333

Biography

Jean-Baptiste R. G. Souppez holds the position of Senior Lecturer in Yacht Design and Composite Engineering at Solent University, and contributes to the Erasmus Mundus Master in Integrated Advanced Ship Design (EMship+) as a visiting professor and research supervisor. His research in fluid dynamics features twisted flow wind tunnel, towing tank, wave/current flume, and full size instrumented testing, as well as particle image velocimetry, laser doppler anemometry, and a range of numerical methods. He is also the UK Principal Expert in small craft structures (member of the ISO/TC188/WG18 and GME/033), in charge of representing the interests of the British Marine industry in the development of international structural regulations (BS EN ISO 12215).

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Further information

  1. Industry experience

    With a strong background in experimental methods as well as numerical modelling, Jean-Baptiste has been involved with a number of high performance research and design projects, for both sailing and high-speed power yachts.

    With a strong background in experimental methods (tank testing, twisted flow wind tunnel testing, particle image velocimetry and structural testing) as well as numerical modelling (computational fluid dynamics and finite element analysis), Jean-Baptiste has been involved with a number of high performance research and design projects, for both sailing and high-speed power yachts. He is also a passionate wooden boat builder with practical experience of new-build and restauration projects. Finally, he supports the British marine industry as the UK principal expert in small craft structures, in charge of developing international standards for the structure of small crafts.

  2. Teaching experience

    Jean-Baptiste has extensive experience of higher education in a range of engineering disciplines, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

    Jean-Baptiste has extensive experience of higher education in a range of engineering disciplines, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Prior to his appointment at Southampton Solent University, he held a position at the University of Auckland, and he currently is a visiting professor at the University of Liege. Jean-Baptiste has been awarded for his teaching excellence, and is recognised for his abilities in the supervision of postgraduate research thesis.

  3. Research interests

    Jean-Baptiste’s research interests are primarily focused on aero and hydrodynamics, composite and timber structures, and learning and teaching in higher education.

    Jean-Baptiste’s research interests are primarily focused on aero and hydrodynamics (downwind sails and hydrofoils), composite and timber structures (sustainable composite materials, modern timber structures and the development of structural rules and regulations) and learning and teaching in higher education (particularly interdisciplinary learning and the innovative use of lecture capture technology to support student engagement).

  4. Recent publications

    Jean-Baptiste Souppez's recent publications, including five from this year.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2018. ‘Structural Analysis of Composite Search and Rescue Vessels under the New BS EN ISO 12215-5’. SURV9 – Surveillance, Search and Rescue Craft, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, London.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2018. Ships and Maritime Transportation. In: Grote, K.-Q. and Antonsson, E. K. (Eds). Springler Handbook of Mechanical Engineering. Springler, 2nd edition.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2018. ‘Supporting Students Engagement and Achievements through Online Micro-Lectures with Embedded Quizzes’, HEA’s Annual Conference 2018, Teaching in the spotlight: Learning from global communities, Birmingham.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2018. ‘Building the Learning Environment for the EMship+ Master Students’. Dialogue: Journal of Learning and Teaching, Southampton.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2018. ‘Micro lecture capture with embedded quizzes to support student engagement’, Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference, Southampton.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G. and Ridley, J., 2017. ‘The revisions of the BS EN ISO 12215’. Marine Sector Showcase – Composite UK, Southampton.
    • Hannam, J., Appleton, J. and Souppez J.-B. R. G., 2017, 'Microteaching: Reflexion of a Yachtsman, a Coder and a DJ' Southampton Solent University, Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference, Southampton.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2017. ‘Interdisciplinary Pedagogy: A Maritime Case Study’. Dialogue: Journal of Learning and Teaching, Southampton.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G. and Ridley, J., 2017. ‘Fostering Maritime Education Through Interdisciplinary Training’. International Conference on Maritime Policy, Technology and Education, Southampton.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2017, 'Promoting student engagement through micro lecture capture with embedded quizzes' Southampton Solent University, Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference, Southampton.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2016. ‘An Interdisciplinary Approach to Education: Case Study of an Academic Exchange’. Education & Professional Development of Engineers in the Maritime Industry, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Singapore.
    • Alessio, L. G., Souppez, J.-B. R. G. and Hage, A, 2016. ‘Design Evaluation and Alteration of the Dark Harbor 17.5: Case Study of a Modern Replica’. Historic Ships, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, London.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2016. ‘Learning through Exchanges: New Academic Partnership for the Yacht Engineering Department’. Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference, Southampton.
    • Souppez, J.-B. R. G., 2016. ‘On the Applications of Modern Naval Architecture Techniques to Historical Crafts’. Historic Ships, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, London.