Prof. R. W. Yeung
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1973.
Joined faculty in 1982.
M.S., NAOE, University of California at Berkeley, 1970.
B.S., Mech Engrg., University of California at Berkeley (University Gold Medalist of Class of 1968).
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
Instructor, Long Beach Naval Shipyard, University of California Los Angeles Extension, 1971
Naval Architect, Litton Ship Systems, Advanced Marine Technology Division, CA 1970 - 1971
OOAE-ASME Lifetime Achievement Award, "In grateful appreciation of significant lifetime contribution to Hydromechanics & Ocean Engineering of a distinguished scholar“,
Busan, S. Korea, June 2016, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Ocean Offshore & Arctic Engineering (OOAE) Division.
Captain Ralph R. & Florence Peachman Lecturer , April 13, 2016, University of Michigan, Ford Presidential Library, Ann Arbor, MI
American Bureau of Shipping Endowed Chair in Ocean Engineering , July 1, 2012.
Ronald W. Yeung Honoring Symposium on Offshore and Ship Hydrodynamics , OMAE-2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 1-6, 2012.
SOBENA (Brazilian Society of Marine Engineers) 2008 Biennial International Researcher Award.
Bill Zimmie Award (2006) - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Pi Tau Sigma "Professor of the Year" - 2006 Excellence in Teaching Award
Kenneth Davidson Gold 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 (USA) & National Research Council (USA)
Alexander von Humboldt - Distinguished U.S. Scientist Award, 1998 (Gehardt Mercator University of Duisburg, Germany)
Elected Fellow, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), 1998.
Alexander von Humboldt - Distinguished U.S. Scientist Award, 1988 (Technical University of Hamburg (Institut fur Schiffbau), Germany)
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.
Last modified January, 2017
© 2017 UC Regents