Prof Annie Bekker is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Stellenbosch University. She is Head of the Division for Mechanics and Director of the Sound and Vibration Research Group. She is the Principal Investigator of the NRF-SANAP-funded project, The Digital SA Agulhas II – Flagship for Vessel 4.0.
 
Prof Bekker is a specialist in vessel responses of the S.A. Agulhas II and she recently did research onboard the vessel, during the Endurance22 expedition.
 
Her lecture title is: What can we learn from the way a ship shudders on an icy wreck hunt.
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