Professor Mikis Tsimplis
Professor Mikis Tsimplis is Professor of Maritime Law and Ocean Sciences at the University of Southampton and the current director of the Institute of Maritime Law. Professor Tsimplis’ research focuses on the general developments in commercial shipping law, admiralty and carriage of goods by sea, the challenges posed by new technologies and the way the policy and legal framework need to change in order to facilitate their environmentally safe usage.
His is currently the PI on a project on Changes in Marine Extremes funded by Lloyd's Educational Trust, a project on the Sea Traffic Management validation project funded by the EC and a project on the Legal liabilities of autonomous vehicles funded by the European Defense Agency. He is also involved with the Leverhulme Maritime Futures doctoral training scheme.