Dr Tom Bligh

  • College positions:
    Emeritus Fellow
    Former College lecturer, Director of Studies in Engineering, Tutor
  • University positions:
    Former Senior Lecturer in Engineering
  • Subjects: Engineering


BSc (Mechanical Engineering), MSc (ME), PhD (Physics), University of Witwatersrand

Awards and Prizes

Underwater Society of America Grand Award 1975 
Ninth Annual Energy Conservation Award USA 1980
The Outstanding Engineering Achievement of 1983 American Society of Civil Engineers

Research interests

Engineering design, renewable energy, gaseous detonations

Teaching interests

Thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, mechanics, structures, materials, engineering design and manufacturing

Other interests

Music, underwater photography, sailing