Chris B. Law
2010 - Present
Consulting Engineer, MARTIN, OTTAWAY, van HEMMEN & DOLAN, INC. Areas of specialization include forensic engineering, vehicle design and operations, ship appraisals, surveys and audits, environmental management, naval architecture, salvage naval architecture and project management.
2006 - 2010
Naval Architect, BABCOCK MARINE (formerly Devonport Management Limited), Plymouth UK – Shipyard Naval Architect supporting yacht, submarine and surface ship overhaul and construction. Weight management, stability and flooding analysis, fire load calculations, fire fighting and life saving equipment, SOLAS, USCG and MCA compliance, machinery installation design and management.
1996 - 2003
Water Quality Analyst, Scientist and Technician THAMES WATER UTILITIES, Reading, UK - Implementation and management of water quality monitoring programs, both at the hardware and training level at supply and delivery points. Lead and contaminant reduction programming and customer service functions. Environmental analysis.
2000 - 2002
Professional Snowboard instructor, SQUAW VALLEY SKI CORPORATION, Lake Tahoe, CA.
Naval Architectural analysis of vessel sinkings and capsizes.
Implementation and management of a Maritime Emergency Rapid Response System.
Quality system survey and analysis of berth to berth perishable food cargo shipping.
Shipyard Naval Architect on construction of a 96 meter motor yacht.
Design and implementation of water quality analysis program to reduce drinking water lead contamination.
Technical manual and procedure development for Maritime and Utility clients.
Education and Professional Qualifications
Bachelor of Engineering degree (Hons) in Yacht and Powercraft Design from Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK, 2006 (Awarded 1st Class Honors) – first principles naval architecture and marine engineering applied to the design of sail and mechanically powered vessels.
Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Marine Geography from Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, 1995 (Awarded Upper 2nd Class Honors) – managing sustainable development and protection of marine resources through the understanding of ocean systems and the demands placed on them.
Babcock Marine Training Courses:
Developing Management and Leadership.
Health and Safety for Managers.
Risk, Reliability and Safety.
HECSALV Salvage Naval Architecture software training, April 2012.
Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (C.A.S.I), Level 2 Snowboard Instructor.
Member, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
Member, Panel E7 Environmental Management
Member, Royal Institute of Naval Architects
Member, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology
2006 RINA and IMAREST Southern Joint Prize, “Top Final Student”, Yacht and Powercraft Design degree, Southampton Solent University
1995 “Top Final Year Student”, Marine Geography degree, Cardiff University
Design of a 15 meter Trawler Yacht with Tow Tank Investigation into Hull Propeller Tunnels, 2006 Southampton Solent University
United Kingdom Citizen, US Permanent Resident
UK Ministry of Defense security clearance for nuclear licensed sites
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