Peter Muirhead

Professor Emeritus (WMU), Professor (MET) (ret.)
Australia
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Degrees

Ph.D. Curtin University, Perth, Australia
M.Sc. Master of Science, University of Wales
Extra Master Mariner degree, Hull

Qualifications

Master Mariner (FG) (Hull College, UK) 1965 (revalidated Australia 1992);Licensed Compass Adjuster 1976 (Commonwealth of Australia)

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Areas of Expertise
Maritime Education and Training
Maritime Simulator Systems

Experience:

  • 1957-1959 Navigating Cadet Worldwide trade
  • 1960-1973 Navigation Officer - Chief Officer Worldwide trade
  • 1973-1978 Senior Marine Surveyor & Examiner DOT, Sydney, Australian Government
  • 1979-1985 Foundation Head, Operational Safety & Executive Training, Australian Maritime College
  • 1986-1992 Head, School of Nautical Studies, Australian Maritime College
  • 1993-2004 (ret) Professor of Maritime Education, World Maritime University
  • 2004- 2013 Adjunct Professor, World Maritime University
  • 2013- Professor Emeritus, World Maritime University

Professional Affiliations:

  • Fellow of the Nautical Institute (FNI) 1994
  • Member Royal Institute of Navigation (MRIN) 1970-2003
  • Associate Fellow Royal Institute of Navigation (AFRIN) 2003-2005
  • Member International Marine Simulator Forum (IMSF): 1984 to 2004.
  • Member of the International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA) 1980-present
  • IMO Consultant to STCW 1978 Convention Review 1993-1996
  • External Examiner for Ph.D. research: Curtin University, W.Australia 1997-present

Awards/Honors

  • Elected Honorary Life Member IMSF 2004
  • Griffiths Award (UK) 1970 Highest Marks in Extra Master Mariner Examinations.

Experience:

  • 1957-1959 Navigating Cadet Worldwide trade
  • 1960-1973 Navigation Officer - Chief Officer Worldwide trade
  • 1973-1978 Senior Marine Surveyor & Examiner DOT, Sydney, Australian Government
  • 1979-1985 Foundation Head, Operational Safety & Executive Training, Australian Maritime College
  • 1986-1992 Head, School of Nautical Studies, Australian Maritime College
  • 1993-2004 (ret) Professor of Maritime Education, World Maritime University
  • 2004- 2013 Adjunct Professor, World Maritime University
  • 2013- Professor Emeritus, World Maritime University

Professional Affiliations:

  • Fellow of the Nautical Institute (FNI) 1994
  • Member Royal Institute of Navigation (MRIN) 1970-2003
  • Associate Fellow Royal Institute of Navigation (AFRIN) 2003-2005
  • Member International Marine Simulator Forum (IMSF): 1984 to 2004.
  • Member of the International Maritime Lecturers Association (IMLA) 1980-present
  • IMO Consultant to STCW 1978 Convention Review 1993-1996
  • External Examiner for Ph.D. research: Curtin University, W.Australia 1997-present

Awards/Honors

  • Elected Honorary Life Member IMSF 2004
  • Griffiths Award (UK) 1970 Highest Marks in Extra Master Mariner Examinations.
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