Professor Douglas Read Maine Maritime Academy

Professor Douglas Read

Maine Maritime Academy

Designing A Green Lobster Boat

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 12:00 – 13:00

Green Boat Seminar Series
Brown Bag Lunch – Open to the Public (Drinks and Light Snacks provided)

Doug received his B.S. in naval architecture and marine engineering from Webb Institute in 1997. He holds a M.S. degree from MIT, also in naval architecture and marine engineering. His industry experience comes from five years at Bath Iron Works, working primarily on the DDG-1000 and LCS programs. Doug completed his Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering at the University of Maine in 2009 and joined the MMA faculty the same year.

Doug is the coordinator for the Marine Systems Engineering program at Maine Maritime Academy. His research interests include analytical wave resistance and hull optimization. Since starting at MMA, he has found new interest and respect for small craft hydrodynamics.