• The University of Western Australia (M053), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 296 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
19972022
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Personal profile

Biography

Phil is the Shell Professor of Offshore Engineering and Director of the ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub on Offshore Floating Facilities at University of Western Australia.  He is a highly experienced offshore geotechnical engineer, with over 25 years oil and gas experience and previously held the position of Global Director of GeoConsulting for Fugro. At Fugro he was a champion of innovation and technology development, working to integrate specialist consulting teams around the world, and with a commitment to sharing expertise and streamlining access to leading edge design approaches.  Prior to joining Fugro, Phil was a Director of specialist geotechnical consulting firm Advanced Geomechanics, based in Perth.

Phil is a Fellow of The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia, the current Chair of ISSMGE Technical Committee 209 ‘Offshore Geotechnics’, and a committee member of ISO Working Group 10 / API Resource Group 7.

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Research Output 1997 2019

Life cycle changes in p-y stiffness for a conductor pile installed in carbonate silt: Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

Doherty, J., White, D., Watson, P. & Grime, A., 2019, VSOE 2018: Proceedings of the 1st Vietnam Symposium on Advances in Offshore Engineering. Singapore: Springer, Vol. 18. p. 362-368 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

civil engineering
stiffness
silt
pile
life cycle

Scour around a subsea structure with mudmat: Comparison of field data with laboratory data: Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering

Yao, W., Draper, S., Watson, P., An, H., Cheng, L. & Banimahd, M., 2019, VSOE 2018: Proceedings of the 1st Vietnam Symposium on Advances in Offshore Engineering. Singapore: Springer, Vol. 18. p. 224-230 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

civil engineering
scour
soil classification
prediction
soil property
14 Citations (Scopus)

Design of direct on-seabed sliding foundations

Deeks, A., Zhou, H., Krisdani, H., Bransby, F. & Watson, P., 2014, ASME 2014 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. ASME International, Vol. 3. V003T10A024

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Pipelines
Soils
Settlement of structures
Shear stress
Bearings (structural)

Introduction - Offshore/nearshore edition of Australian geomechanics

Watson, P., Dec 2013, In : Australian Geomechanics Journal. 48, 4, p. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

The new API recommended practice for geotechnical engineering: RP 2GEO

Jeanjean, P., Watson, P. G., Kolk, H. J. & Lacasse, S., 2011, Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics. White, D. & Gourvenec, S. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 903-908 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Geotechnical engineering
Pile foundations
geotechnical engineering
pile
Crude oil

Projects 2013 2022