Ms Megan Sheridan

Ms Megan Sheridan

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


  • Engage in technical, analytical and developmental support for the Centre for Coastal Ocean Science and Engineering, specifically the Coastal Processes and Marine Physics Research Groups. 
  • Provide support for externally funded research projects. 
  • Design complex instrumentation (hardware and software). 
  • Prepare, deploy and maintain "state of the art" oceanographic and other field instrumentation and sensor systems. 
  • Provide research-related guidance and technical support for students and staff in the School of Marine Science and Engineering.

Active and Past Projects:
  • Wave Hub Baseline Monitoring
  • Streamlining of Wave Farm Impact Assessments (SOWFIA)
  • Adaptation and Resilience of Coastal Energy Supply (ARCOES)
  • Turbulence, Sediment Stratification, and Altered Resuspension Under Waves (TSSAR WAVES)
  • Dynamics of Rip Currents and Implications of Beach Safety (DRIBS)
  • New Understanding and Prediction of Storm Impact on Gravel Beaches (NUPSIG)
  • Barrier Dynamics Experiment (BARDEX)
  • Realistic Sedimentary Bedform Prediction: Incorporating Physical and Biological Cohesion (COHBED)
  • Fluxes Across Sloping Topography in the Northeast Atlantic (FASTNET)
  • Surface Mixed Layer Evolution at Submesocales (SMILES)