Prof.  R. W. Yeung

Short Biography


Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1973.  Joined faculty in 1982.

Positions Held

Professor of Hydromechanics and Ocean Engineering, 1982-
Humboldt Professor, Institut fu¨r Schifftechnischen, Gehardt Mercator University of Duisburg, Germany, 1998
Visiting Professor, Research Institute of Applied Mechanics, Kyushu University, Japan, 1998
Chair, Naval Architecrue & Offshore Engineering, University of California at Berkeley 1989 - 1997
Humboldt Professor, Institut fu¨r Schiffbau, University of Hamburg, W. Germany 1988
Principal, R. W. Yeung  - Consulting Naval Architect and Ocean Engineer, 1976-
Assistant / Associate Professor of Naval Architecture, Mass. Inst. of Tech., 1974 - 1982
Naval Architect, Litton Ship Systems, Advanced Marine Technology Division, CA 1970 - 1971

Major Awards

SOBENA (Brazilian Society of Marine Engineers) 2008 International Researcher Award.
Bill Zimmie Award (2006) - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Pi Tau Sigma - 2006 Excellence in Teaching Award
Davidson Medal 2004, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
Georg Weinblum Lecturership  2002-03 - Schiffbautechnische Gesellschaft (Germany), Institut fur Schiffbau (Germany),
     Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (US) & National Research Council (US)
Fellow, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), 1998.
Alexander von Humboldt - Distinguished U.S. Scientist Award, 1988, 1998.
Fulbright-Hayes Senior Scholar (University of Adelaide, Australia), 1981.
NSF Research Initiation Award, 1975.
University Gold Medalist, University of California at Berkeley, Class of 1968.

Best-Paper Awards of "Team CMML"

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