Tom Dinham-Peren

Chief Hydrodynamicist

Tom Dinham-Peren - Chief Hydrodynamicist

Tom Dinham-Peren's career began at the National Maritime Institute (NMI), working on the
resistance and propulsion of ships. In 1985 NMI merged with the British Ship Research Association to create BMT.

At BMT Defence Services, Tom has carried out design studies and model tests on all types of vessel including the Type 45 destroyer, BMT's fast Landing Craft Tank design the Caimen-200, the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, container ships, auxiliary oilers, bulkers and reefers.

Taking the role of Chief Hydrodynamicist in 2009, Tom's responsibilities include managing BMT's Fareham-based hydrodynamics team and developing its business in both existing and new markets. The team has built up a first-class reputation for hydrodynamics research and development, providing impartial advice and support to ship designers, builders, operators and owners worldwide.

Tom has a BSc Honours degree in Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (MRINA) and an active member of the RINA Small Craft Committee.

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