Dr Feng Chen
Profiles

Dr Feng Chen

Senior Software Developer - Windows Applications

UPEL

Role

Scientific researcher and senior software developer (UAEOcean)

Qualifications

  PhD School of Marine science and Engineering, University of Plymouth, UK

  MSc Computational Modelling and Finite Element, Swansea University, UK

  BSc Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Professional membership

Teaching interests

2012, 2013 and 2014 Demonstrator (the workshop supporting 2nd year undergraduate students on the coursework "Geostrophic currents in the open sea" for the module The Global Ocean: EOE2303).

Research interests

Underwater acoustic modelling

Impacts of underwater noise onmarine animals

Oceanography and ocean modelling

Plymouth Ocean Forecasting Centre: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/plymouth-ocean-forecasting-centre
CPRG (Coastal Processes Research Group): http://www.coastalprocesses.org/ 
CENORE (Centre of Excellence in Naval Oceanographic Research and Education): 
http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/marine/cenore

Grants & contracts

  • 2014 SoMSE Small research grant (£2500): 'Seals, stratification & shipping noise: seasonal changes in shipping noise exposure experienced by diving seals' Supported by Dr Clare Embling, Professor Georgy Shapiro, Dr Kimberley Bennett, Dr Simon Ingram, Dr Richard Thain (Plymouth University), Dr Debbie Russell, Dr Dave Thompson (SMRU, University of St Andrews), and Dr Cécile VINCENT (UMR 7372 CNRS/Université de La Rochell, France).
  • 2013-Henry Lester Trust (2500 BP)
  • 2012-Henry Lester Trust (2500 BP)
  • 2011-Henry Lester Trust (2500 BP)
  • University of Plymouth  PhD studentship (3 years)

Journals:

  • F. Chen, G.I. Shapiro, K.A. Bennett, S.N. Ingram, D. Thompson, C. Vincent, D.J.F. Russell, C.B. Embling, 2016. Shipping noise in a dynamic sea: a case study of grey seals in the Celtic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114(1): 372-383. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.09.054
  • Chen, F., Shapiro, G., Thain, R., 2013. Sensitivity of Sea Surface Temperature Simulation by an Ocean Model to the Resolution of the Meteorological Forcing, ISRN Oceanography, vol. 2013, Article ID 215715, 12 pages, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2013/215715

Conferences:  

  • Feng Chen, Leah Trigg, Georgy Shapiro, Simon Ingram, and Clare Embling, 2017. An adaptive grid to improve the efficiency and accuracy of shipping noise modelling. OCEANoise 2017, Spain.
  • Leah Trigg, Feng Chen, Georgy Shapiro, Simon Ingram, and Clare Embling, 2017. An adaptive grid to improve the efficiency and accuracy of modelling underwater noise from shipping. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, Vol. 19, EGU2017-7171, 2017, Vienna, Austria (oral).
  • Chen et al., 2015. Seals and shipping noise in a dynamics ea. OCEANoise 2015, Spain (oral and poster).
  • Chen et al., 2014. Seasonal changes in shipping noise exposure experienced by diving seals. The University of St Andrews, Scotland (oral).
  • Chen et al., 2014. Seals and shipping noise in a dynamic sea: seasonal changes in shipping noise exposure experienced by diving seals. International Marine Conservation Congress 2014 (oral).
  • Chen et al., 2014. The spatial structure of underwater noise due to shipping activities in the Celtic Sea. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014, Vol. 16, EGU2014-1073, 2014, Vienna, Austria (oral and poster).
  • Chen F, The dynamics of shelf seas - a workshop marking the retirement of Professor John Huthnance, 2013, Liverpool.
  • Chen et al., 2013. Sensitivity of ocean models to different meteorological forcing, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vol. 15, EGU2013-5721, 2013, Vienna, Austria (poster).
  • Chen et al., 2013. Effect of Environmental uncertainty on Low Frequency Sonar Propagation in a Shallow Sea, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vol. 15, EGU2013-5752, 2013, Vienna, Austria (poster).
  • Chen et al., 2012. Sensitivity of ocean model simulation in the coastal ocean to the resolution of the meteorological forcing, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vol. 14, EGU2012-2967, 2012, Vienna, Austria (poster).
  • Chen et al., 2012. Sensitivity of ocean model simulation in the coastal ocean to the resolution of the meteorological forcing, Oceans of Potential Conference, The University of East Anglia, UK.