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Robert Edwin Rouse

MA work


A hybrid turbomachinery system for the reclamation, and prevention, of ocean plastics, Remora offers a variable modus operandi matched to either a static or kinematic deployment method.  The former provides marine energy and the latter marine propulsion, whilst at the same time acting to remove micro plastics from ocean water in either setup.


  • MA Degree


    School of Design


    MA Innovation Design Engineering, 2017

  • My practice is focussed on the combination of applied mathematics, engineering, and classical aesthetics, culminating in the realisation of technology and design solutions that are both intelligent and elegant.

  • Degrees

  • MEng Mechanical Engineering, University of Exeter, 2013; PhD Engineering, Cambridge University, from 2017 onwards
  • Awards

  • Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Industrial Studentship (2015–2017), Jubilee Science Scholarship (2009-2013), Millhayes Science Scholarship (2009-2013), Dean's Commendation for Outstanding Academic Achievement (2010)