about Mikael Huss

Mikael Huss, Naval Architect PhD, is presently working part time as Senior advisor at Wallenius Marine AB and part time on other projects.

From 2001 to 2006 he was working as Head of Ship Technical Division at the Swedish Maritime Safety Inspectorate within the Swedish Maritime Administration (in 2009 the Inspectorate was incorporated into the new Swedish Transport Agency).

Before that he was working 20 years at the Royal Institute of Technology - KTH as a researcher, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate education in Naval Architecture.

Mikael has also been a part-time consultant, researcher and software developer within the private firm mhuss and within Seaware AB as founder and part owner until the company was bought by StormGeo in 2010. The Seaware products are today part of the StormGeo shipping product line.

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professional resume

Employments:

2010-

Senior advisor, Wallenius Marine AB

2013-2014

Project manager, Swedish Transport Agency

2007-2010

Head of R&D, Wallenius Marine AB

2006-2007

Technical advisor, SMSI

2001-2006

Head of Ship Technical Division, SMSI

1992-2001

Senior lecturer/assistant professor, KTH

1981-1992

Senior research engineer, KTH

1979-1981

Project engineer, Kockums, Malmö

1978-1979

Research engineer, KTH

Commissions - public/external, inter alia:

2016-2017

Team leader for the verification audit of non-conformities under IMO Goal-based Standards

2014-2015

Team leader for the first verification audit of Class Rules under the new IMO Goal-based Standards

2005-2008

Chairman of the WG on Subdivision and Damage Stability, IMO SLF

2006

Chairman of the WG on Goal-based Standards, IMO MSC

1994-1998

Swedish technical expert in the Joint Intern. Accident Investigation Commission founded after the Estonia accident

1991-1995

Member of ISSC Design Philosophy Committee

1988-1991

Member of ISSC Applied Design Committee

1988-1989

Technical expert for the Accident Investigation Board in the investigation of the Vinca Gorthon accident

Commissions - within KTH, inter alia:

1994-1997

Head of undergraduate studies, Dept. of Vehicle Engineering

1988-1993

President of the School for Applied Mechanics and Vehicle Engineering

Activities in academic research and education:

2010-

Member of a research group on Ship Dynamics at KTH

2007

Author of textbook on Ship Stability (publ Jure förlag AB)

1995

KTH Pedagogical Prize

1991-2001

Development, management and examination of various undergraduate courses and thesis works

1985-1995

Manager for several university research projects with external funding in the fields of ship structural design, behaviour in waves and stability

1984

Scholarship for research exchange with China

Other professional activities:

1995-2011

R&D within Seaware AB, part owner

1991-2011

Consultancies within private firm mhuss naval architect

Education:

1991

PhD, Naval Architecture, KTH

1987

LicTech, Naval Architecture, KTH

1978

MSc, Naval Architecture, KTH