Karluk Collaboration Space - Leading innovation in ocean engineering, technology, and science


The Karluk Collaboration Space in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador formalizes the collaboration between Memorial University of Newfoundland and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to lead innovation in ocean engineering, technology, and science. This collaboration will enable world‑leading research, spanning disciplines as varied as maritime technology, oceanography, and naval architecture engineering.


Areas of focus

  • Maritime technology
  • Oceanography
  • Naval architecture engineering
  • Digitization of seaways (AI, machine learning, etc.)

Research expertise

  • Marine biology
  • Naval architecture engineering
  • Numerical and physical modelling
  • Ocean and marine engineering
  • Ocean sciences
  • Physical oceanography

Contact us

National Research Council of Canada
Dr. Kevin Murrant
Research Engineer and St. John's Site Leader
Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering Research Centre
Telephone: 709-772-0817
Email: kevin.murrant@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Memorial University
Dr. Neil Bose
Vice-President (Research)
Office of Research
Telephone: 709-864-2530
Email: vp.research@mun.ca


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