Hasan has graduated from the Master’s in Maritime Management (Technical specialization) program at the University of South-Eastern Norway, Vestfold campus in Spring 2020. He has been working part-time as a research assistant for the Training and Assessment Research Group (TARG) since February 2019. He has been actively involved in the MARKOM2020 project initiative titled “Centre of Excellence in Maritime Simulator Training and Assessment (COAST)” awarded by the Directorate for Internationalization and Quality Development in Higher Education (DIKU).

He was an avid sailor before his academic passion brought him back to academia. He has been working in the maritime field as a marine engineer since 2013. He holds marine engineering officer license (Class-3) and sailed from cadet to watchkeeping officer on-board bulk carriers and tankers for several years. He has also worked as a marine instructor for Diploma-in-Engineering students for over a year. His professional portfolio includes working with a maritime service provider, actively engaged in shipbuilding and technical support of merchant vessels with load test, life-boat survey, cargo inspection, underwater survey and salvage operations.

Research interests
Hasan has been working with improving teamwork in complex environments, maritime training and on a range of other TARG topics; he was involved with the Work Package 1: “Identification of commonalities and human involvement among selected socio-technical systems” of the EU Horizon 2020 project ENHANCE through his secondment in RWE Power AG, Cologne, Germany. His master thesis title was Exploring the effects of automation malfunction on team communication and team coordination in ships’ engine rooms”.