Subsea Systems Institute (SSI) is a collaboration between the University of Houston, Rice University and the Johnson Space Center (NASA). SSI has a focus on applied research to support translational engineering and technology development for offshore and deepwater exploration and production.
To improve safety and efficiency of offshore energy development by facilitating engineering, science and policy research and through third party unbiased validation of technology and practices.
Subsea Systems Institute creates a major opportunity to form strong alliances between the academic/research sector, the energy and space industries, and international organizations. Collaborators include:
- Major oil and gas operators
- Offshore equipment manufacturers and the service sector
- Government agencies
- Industry trade organizations
- International research organizations
- Research and academic institutions
Research & Technology:
- Utilize RESTORE Act and industry funding to support the collaborative development and validation of safe and efficient technologies for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons. Collaborative development requires inter-disciplinary and multi-institutional programs
- Collaborate as partners with industry to develop new technologies that support the safe and economic development of deepwater resources
Training & Certification:
- Training and courses for professionals, new employees and graduate students
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS
EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS
Luc Huyse, PhD, Facilities Engineering R&D Portfolio Manager, Chevron
William Maddock, Former Program Director, Subsea Systems Institute
Peter Moles, Director of Emerging Technologies, Oceaneering International Inc.
Todd Newell, Vice President of Technology, Oceaneering International Inc.
John O'Brien, Focus Area Manager, Chevron