Prof.  R. W. Yeung

Short Biography


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

Positions Held

Inaugural Faculty Holder of the American Bureau of Shipping Endowed Chair in Ocean Engineering 2012-2017
Professor of Hydromechanics and Ocean Engineering, 1982-
Visiting Professsor, Center of Excellence of Ship and Ocean Systems, Norwegian National University of Technology, Trondheim, 2007
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 MML"

Full Academic Curriculum Vitae (Jan-2016)

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