David Allen wrapped a nice bow around the EUROPA project work with his MS thesis defended in October of 2014. His thesis is available online here.
David Hickerson successfully defended his MS in July of 2013. In his research he used computational fluid dynamics simulations to study a sailboat heaving-to in a storm. His complete thesis is available online here.
On November 13, 2012, Lauren Hanyok successfully defended her thesis “Methods for calculating motion induced interruptions as applied to a space capsule after splashdown.” How’s that for the intersection of aerospace and ocean engineering! Congratulations Lauren!
Congratulations Dr. Qing Yang who successfully defended his PhD thesis in December, 2011! You can peruse Qing’s thesis here: SPH Simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction Problems with Application to Hovercraft. For more on Qing’s various publications, click on the tag ‘Yang‘ on this site.
Congratulations to Wan Wu on successfully defending her PhD! Read it here: Analytical and Numerical Methods Applied to Nonlinear Vessel Dynamics and Code Verification for Chaotic Systems. For more on Wan’s work, click on the tag ‘Wu‘ on this site.
W. Robert Story, MS thesis “Application of Lyapunov Exponents to Strange Attractors and Intact & Damaged Ship Stability,” successfully defended April 29, 2009. Recipient of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools’ ETD Master’s Thesis Award in the “Innovative Application of Technology to Scholarship in a Master’s Thesis” category. For more on Rob’s work, click on the tag ‘Story‘ on this site.
David Grant, MS thesis “Full Scale Investigation of Bilge Keel Effectiveness at Forward Speed,” successfully defended April 28, 2008. For more on David’s work, click on the tag ‘Grant‘ on this site.