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Curriculum Vitae

Peter Muirhead

Professor Emeritus (WMU), Professor (MET) (ret.)
Australia
Ph.D. Curtin University, (Perth Australia) 2003
M.Sc. Master of Science (University of Wales) 1985
Extra Master Mariner degree (Hull) 1970

Qualifications

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

Biography

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.