Jasper Graham-Jones

Academic profile

Dr Jasper Graham-Jones

Associate Professor in Mechanical and Marine Engineering
School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Jasper's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 04: SDG 4 - Quality EducationGoal 07: SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean EnergyGoal 08: SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic GrowthGoal 09: SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and InfrastructureGoal 11: SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGoal 12: SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and ProductionGoal 14: SDG 14 - Life Below WaterGoal 15: SDG 15 - Life on LandGoal 17: SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

About Jasper

Associate Professor in Mechanical & Marine Engineering
Course Lead : 
  • BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Aerospace Level 6 top-up 
  • BEng (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship 
  • Partner College Academic Lead to 10 Colleges.
Member of: Publications
  • Editor for Catalyst, Journal of the Amateur Yacht Research Society (ISSN 1469-6754 ) 2023-Current
  • Editorial Board (ISSN 2475-370X) 2020-Current
Past Admissions Tutor For Mechanical Engineering & Marine Technology degreesPast Internationalisation Lead Tutor for Civil Engineering; Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Technology degrees

Supervised Research Degrees

Current Research Students as 9 Director of Studies
Casper Kruger:Effect of complex geometry on closed form FRP analytical methods, i.e., CLT, CBT, plate and shell deflection (2018-2024)
Benjamin Bryant: Contaminates of Marine Polymers with reference to Additive Manufacturing (2018-2024)
Simon Weait: Improvement of the thermal properties of Fused Filament Fabricated co-polymers for use in extreme and high temperature environments’ (2019 - 2024)
Matthew Prowse: Automation systems applied to traditional fishing methods used in boats to improve sustainability within ethical considerations and reduce fatalities and casualties. (2018-2024
Richard Arundal: On-Orbit Manufacturing for Aerospace Structures (2020 - 2025)
Muhammad Owais Saleem Raja: Life cycle Analysis in the recycling of Fishing Nets, partially funded via The EU Interreg INDIGO project. (2021 - 2027)

Christopher Tomlin, Structural Composites from recycled marine plastic, partially funded via The EU Interreg INDIGO project. 2022 - 2028)
Sarah Probert , Technical Education, with strode college (2023- 2029)
Line Manager and Director of studies for Engineering Design for the Circular Plastics Economy Researchers funded via The EU Interreg INDIGO project : Amanda Burton and Rob Thomson, who are Research Associates (2020-2023) , additionally Eve Gadd(2022-23), (Altair Dixon 2022-23.
Second Supervisor: Ruadan Geraghty; Recycling and disposal of Glass Reinforced Plastics Use in Boats (2021-25)
 Badr Moutik, Life-Cycle Analysis at Princess Yachts Plymouth, (2022-2025)
Past PhD Director of study
  • Richard Pitwon , PhD, 2017: 2011-2017
  • Tariq Almuharib 2011-2014
Other PhD Supervisions completions.
  • Mohammed Al-Bahrani The Manufacture and Testing of Self-sensing CNTs Nanocomposites for Damage Detecting Applications. 2015-2019
  • Aitor Hernandez Michelena Optimisation of Fibre-matrix interface in natural fibre reinforced composites. 2013-2019 , PhD, 2019:
  • Daniel Okanigbe, 2011-2014, Fatigue in Friction stir Welding
  • Jorge Bergasa and Alexandre Lassauniere an investigator for the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Counterpoint MTC Ltd 2007-2011
PhD/MPhil Examiner with Sheffield Hallam University (3) ; Portsmouth University (7) and Coventry University (1) 


Level 4Marine Craft Drawing and Design
Integrated System Design /Team Engineering
Engineering Design
Level 5
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Marine Composites and Vessel Surveying
Manufacturing and Materials
Level 6
Small Craft Surveying, Small Craft Structures and Systems
Manufacturing and Structural Integrity
Manufacturing Processes
Honours Project (BEng in ME, CME, MST), t(BSc)
Level 7
Product Failure and Materials Optimisation
Advanced Materials Engineering & Nanotechnology
Level 8
7 PhDs Studentships as Director of Studies. 2 as second supervisor. 7 Completion
External examiner to 11 PhDs and 6 as internal examiner.

Contact Jasper

Room 001, Reynolds, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA
+44 1752 586176