Fiacha McCrudden
UCC Energy Transition Offshore Renewable Energy
University College Cork


Fiacha joined MaREI as an intern through a master’s program at Ecole Centrale Nantes. He was taken on as a member of the wet storage program to carry out the numerical modelling of floating offshore wind turbines and their mooring systems for wet storage.


Numerical modelling and design of mooring systems for the wet storage of floating offshore wind turbines


Fiacha has a bachelor’s in physics with energy and environment from TU Dublin. After completing his undergraduate degree, he worked as a Field Service Engineer for Nikon Precision Ireland for two years. He then decided to pursue a master’s in marine technology and hydrodynamics for ocean engineering at Ecole Centrale Nantes.

Feature Project


The project aims to examine the use of wet storage to support FLOW projects off Ireland’s coast.

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