Freezing on The Rock

Memorial University PhD student Marjan Taghi Boroojerdi seeks to understand the dangers posed by sea ice to ships and off-shore structures
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Newfoundland and Labrador
Mechanical engineering

After completing a master’s degree in naval engineering in her native Iran, Marjan Taghi Boroojerdi was drawn to Newfoundland’s Memorial University for the opportunity to conduct experimental work at the world-famous labs in the Department of Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering. Now, she studies the bonds that form between chunks of sea ice, as part of a team working to improve the safety of ships and oil rigs in arctic and sub-arctic conditions.