Eduardo Blanco-Davis - bio
Eddie Blanco-Davis is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University. He obtained a BSc in Marine Engineering and Shipyard Management from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and sailed as a member of the engine department on different commercial containerships. After carrying out water and fuel treatment servicing for various industry diesel-powered generation plants, he also performed as Shipyard Superintendent for shipyards in Panama and Mexico.
He holds an MSc with Distinction in Technical Management of Ship Operations (2011), a PgCert in Advanced Academic Studies/Research Development (2013), and a Ph.D. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (2015), all from the University of Strathclyde. His research interests include human factors applied to shipboard and pilotage operations; Life Cycle Assessment applied to marine operations and machinery; sustainable development, energy efficiency, renewable energy; marine environmental protection and regulation, including emission control, ship ballast water management and alternatives, and environmentally sound marine propulsion systems.