Understanding ultrasonic anti-fouling systems
Monday, 14 June 2021
Webinar closed, recording available here
As the focus on marine growth prevention increases, a varied mix of approaches and technologies is being adopted in order to effectively reduce the cost and environmental impact of biofouling. This webinar will focus on ultrasonics anti-fouling system and will explain how they work, where can ultrasonics be effectively utilised, and their place in the armoury in the battle with biofouling.
Darren Jones, Environment and Sustainability Director, Sonihull- NRG Marine; and
Mark Potter, Director, Sonemat – visiting associate of University of Warwick
Speaker: Mr. Darren Jones is an Environment and Sustainability Director at Sonihull - NRG Marine and the Chair of the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) for Marine Biosafety of GloFouling Partnerships Project. Darren is a Chartered Director with experience on both public and private sector boards and has a focus on strategy, governance, and external engagement. Darren is currently a Non-Executive Chair of Develop Consulting and a lay governor of NHS Arden Gem CSU. He has previously been Vice Chair of NHS Coventry and Warwickshire, and a President of Coventry and Warwickshire Chambers of Commerce.
Speaker: Dr. Mark Potter after completing successful research at the University of Warwick in the Ultrasonics Group, is now a Director at Sonemat. A spin-off company from the University of Warwick, bringing ultrasonic technology from the laboratory to market as both off-the-shelf and bespoke ultrasonic solutions at the University of Warwick. He has experience in condensed matter experimental Physics, including piezoelectric microsystems, low-temperature photo-luminescence spectroscopy and ultrasonics.