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Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering
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A new section with Research Positions Avaiable at
the universities and laboratories is created. Here it is the intent to
list ads for the available research positions.
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Research Positions Available
- Optimum Structural Design of Ships made from
Advanced Fibre Reinforced Plastic Materials
- Two positions for young researchers available at the Escuela Tecnica
Superior de Ingenieros Navales (naval architecture school) of the Universidad
Politecnica de Madrid. The researchers will work on a project financed
by the European Union within the framework of the Human Capital and Mobility
The title of the project is "Optimum Structural Design of Ships
made from Advanced Fibre Reinforced Plastic Materials". In this project,
beside the Polytechnic University of Madrid, four other Universities are
taking part: University of Southampton, Technical University of Denmark,
University of Hamburg and the Technical University of Lisbon. The tasks
allocated to Madrid are in the field of single-skin construction.
The candidates must be willing to start as soon as possible. The project
will end by June 1997. The salary is 250.000 Ptas. (Taxes: 2% of the salary)
For further details, please contact:
Prof. Blanca Parga Landa
Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Navales
Avda. Arco de la Victoria s/n
Tfno.: (34 1) 336 71 48
Fax: (34 1) 336 65 60 (Attn.: Prof. Francisco Hernandez Olivares)
(Contact also possible at E-mail address: [email protected])
Universities and Laboratories
The following resources are sorted by country.
Ocean Engineering Centre, Canada
- The Ocean Engineering Centre (OEC) is a major hydrodynamic research
laboratory located in Vancouver, Canada. The Centre's main areas of activity
are ship hydrodynamics, coastal and offshore engineering, and support to
the motion picture industry. The latter group finds the OEC's wave basin
ideal as an aquatic sound stage.
- Department of Naval Architecture
and Offshore Engineering, Technical University of Denmark
- The Department of Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering is concerned
in the fields of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering. Current research
are in the fields of:
- Computer Aided Design/Engineering (CAD/E)
- Ocean Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Reliability Engineering
A list of technical
reports and publication from NAOE is also available.
Laboratory at Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
- The laboratory is concerned with research and teaching in the fiels
of Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering and Arctic Technology. The study
program offers courses for Master of Science, Licentiate of Technology
and Doctor of Technology degrees. Current research are in the fields of:
- Arctic shipping and ice breaking technology
- Arctic offshore
- Safety of sea Transportation
- New ship constructions
- Experimental and numerical hydrodynamics
- Reliability of ship machineries
- Ship machinery automation
Information also available about:
für Schiffbau, University of Hamburg, Germany
- The Institut für Schiffbau
of University of Hamburg is a department
which is concerned with research, development and teaching
in the fields of naval architecture and ocean engineering. Our research
activities and main topics of study are:
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of Naval Architecture, Marine and Ocean Engineering, Technical University
of Berlin, Germany
- Information is currently available on the following subjects:
Systems Engineering Section, Research Institute for Applied Mechanics,
Kyushu University, Japan
- Research Institute for Applied Mechanics has 15 Research Sections,
one of which is Ocean Systems Engineering. This section has been studying
on hydrodynamics related to ships and floating offshore structures, and
is recognized as one of the leading institutes in marine hydrodynamics
research. Current topics are:
- Hydrodynamic forces on high-speed ships,
- Hydroelasticity of large offshore structures,
- Time domain nonlinear computations,
- Dynamics of long flexible pipes, and etc.
Links are given to the home page of Research
Institute for Applied Mechanics and other related servers.
- Department of Marine
System Engineering, Osaka Prefectural University, Japan
- The Department focuses its activity on ocean environment, human activity,
and their integrated system as a principal part of the Earth System. On
the basis of mechanics, computer science, and systems engineering, the
Department offers the following programs:
- Marine System Planning.
- Marine Transportation.
- Marine Space Utilization.
- Marine Resource Development.
- Marine Environment.
- Department of Naval Architecture
and Ocean Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
- The Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering has research
activities in the following areas:
- Transportation System Design,
- Fluid Engineering,
- Structural Mechanics,
- Production Engineering,
- Design Methodology,
- Safety Assessment Engineering,
- Marine Hydrodynamics,
- Ocean Equipment Engineering,
- Ocean Space Planning, and
- Other related fields.
A list of faculty
members, list of laboratories,
and some nice pictures
related to our research and education are also available.
Robotics & Application Laboratory, Institute of Industrial Science,
The University of Tokyo, Japan
- Our Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) are
- Department of Naval
Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Yokohama National University, Japan
- The Department is concerned with education and research about the conventional
shipbuilding technology and the broad fundamental and applied science in
relation to mobile structures operated in an ocean or aerospace environment.
Current research fields of the department are:
- Hydrodynamics and Propulsion,
- Dynamics and Control,
- Mechanics of Materials and Structures,
- Design Philosophies and Procedures, and
- Aerospace Engineering.
of Marine Technology, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
- The pages of the Department of Marine Technology are still only available
in Dutch. The Department of Marine Technology has research activities in
the following areas:
association of Maritime Technology.
of Marine Technology, Norwegian Institute of Technology, Norway
- The faculty is a part of the University of Trondheim, Norwegian Institute
of Technology. The faculty offers courses for "Sivilingenior",
Master of Science and Dr. engineer degrees. Ship technology as well as
offshore technology and fishing systems are covered. The main topics of
study and research are:
- Marine hydrodynamics,
- Marine structures,
- Ship technology,
- Fabrication of marine structures,
- Marine operations,
- Underwater technology,
- Marine machinery, and
- Technical operations of marine systems.
of Marine Technology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
- The Department of Marine
Technology at the University of Newcastle
upon Tyne is the largest department of marine technology in the UK
and one of the largest in Europe with excellent experimental and research
facilities such as the towing
tank, the diesel
engine test bed and the cavitation
tunnel - the only one such tunnel in a British University.
The department offers courses at the undergradguate
levels covering a wide range of areas in Marine Technology.
Engineering at the University of Oxford, UK
- Information is available on
- Dynamics and Ocean Engineering, and
- Coastal Engineering.
Links are also given to the Department of Engineering Science, where
this activity is based.
of Ship Science, University of Southampton, UK
- The Department of Ship Science consists of eight academic members of
staff whose research interests are able to cover a very wide spectrum of
marine related activities. Full-time research staff are employed, with
a typical compliment of twelve research fellows/assistants as well as eight
or so full-time postgraduate research students, and 25 full-time M.Sc.
with more than 100 undergraduate students. Allied to the Department is
Unit for Marine Technology and Industrial Aerodynamics. This unit consists
of six full-time engineers plus support staff, who offer consultancy services
and develop software in marine related subjects.
of Ship & Marine Technology, University of Strathclyde, UK
- The Department of Ship and Marine Technology has a proud history and
an international reputation in naval architecture, ship production technology,
offshore engineering and other areas of marine technology, including the
design, performance and construction of fishing vessels, yachts and other
small craft. Teaching began in 1882 and benefited considerably from close
links with the local shipbuilding community. Almost a hundred years later,
in 1976, the Marine Technology Center was created through an initiative
of the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) with specific attention
directed towards the technologies and management of the offshore hydrocarbon
industry. Numerous interdisciplinary research projects have rersulted,
with the major input coming from the Department of Ship and Marine Technology.
Students of more than fifty nationalities have graduated from the Departement.
The Department has very close links with industry. Since opening in
1976, it has attracted support in excess of £5 million from the SERC (now
the EPSRC), Industry and Government Departments with whom excellent working
Loyola College, Baltimore, USA
- The Japanese Technology Evaluation Center (JTEC) and its companion
World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC) at Loyola College provide assessments
of foreign research and development in selected technologies under a cooperative
agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). They have produced
this report on Research
Submersibles and Undersea Technologies in Russia, Ukraine, and Western
of Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering, University of California,
- This academic unit of the University of California, Berkeley is the
only program of its kind in the western United States, with a strong tradition
of excellence and rigor. Admission is competitive. It offers an ocean
engineering option in the B.S. program of the Mechanical
Engineering Department. At the graduate level, degrees of NAOE are
offered at the Masters (M.S. and M.Eng.) and doctoral levels (Ph.D. &
D.Eng.). The program is essentially interdisciplinary in nature, drawing
upon the vast and diverse academic resources of this University. Core courses
and research are offered in the following areas:
- marine fluid mechanics
- marine structural mechanics
- ship, underwater-vehicle, and ocean system design
- reliability and risk-based engineering
- nonlinear dynamical systems
The Home page contains contact
address for information, course
listings, faculty research
and interests, student organization, and student
of Ocean Engineering, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA.
- The department of Ocean Engineering at the University of Hawaii is
the first ocean
engineering program, established in 1966. It offers graduate degrees
(MS and PhD) with options in coastal,
offshore and ocean resources engineering. The departmental courses
provide in depth knowledge of the fundamentals of ocean engineering.
is involved in a wide variety of research
that the students
participate in. The research <A HREF="htt>