Prof. R. W. Yeung
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1973.
Joined faculty in 1982.
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
OOAE-ASME Lifetime Achievement Award, "In grateful appreciation of significant lifetime contribution to Hydromechanics & Ocean Engineering ...",
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.
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