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Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering

Dr Musa Bashir

Dr Musa Bashir

Telephone: 0151 231 2474


Musa holds a PhD in Naval Architecture and MSc in Marine Structures and Integrity from Newcastle University and BEng (Hons) In Civil and Water Resources Engineering from Nigeria. Prior to joining LJMU, he has worked as a research staff on a number of projects for clients that included SMD Ltd, Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd, Alnmarintec Ltd and Trelleborg Offshore Ltd at Newcastle University, School of Marine Science and Technology. He also has offshore oil and gas industry experience while working for Subsea7 (UK) Ltd and CD Group (Northern) UK Ltd.

His research interests include structural design of marine and offshore structures, integrity management of offshore structures and hydrodynamics of marine vehicles and offshore structures covering experimental, numerical and computational modelling of ship-shaped structures, autonomous and remotely operated underwater vehicles, moorings, installation of risers and umbilical and floating offshore energy devices.


Newcastle University, United Kingdom, PhD, Naval Architecture
Newcastle University, United Kingdom, MSc, Marine Structures and Integrity
University of Maiduguri, Nigeria, BEng (Hons), Civil and Water Resources Engineering


Conference publication

Bashir MB, Evans M, Benson SD, Murphy AJ. 2017. Simulations of dynamic interaction between a bluff body and installation vessel during launch and recovery in rough seas Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE, 7A-2017 >DOI

Bashir MB, Benson S, Murphy AJ, Menon M, Eastwood R, Cunny D, van Zwanenberg M. 2015. H >Link

Engagement & Impact

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

CEng, Engineering Council, UK

CMarEng, Institute of Marine Engineers Science and Technology, IMarEST, UK

MIMarEST, Institution of Marine Engineering,Science and Technology, IMarEST, UK