Frederick Stern

Frederick Stern

George D. Ashton Professor of Hydroscience and Engineering

Faculty Research Engineer IIHR-Hydroscience & Engineering

(319) 335-5215
223C Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
Joined the College of Engineering: 
1983
Education: 
Ph.D., Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, 1980.
M.S.E., Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, 1977.
B.S.E., (summa cum laude) Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, 1975.
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Computational and experimental fluid dynamics and uncertainty analysis; ship hydrodynamics; viscous flow; free surface waves and turbulence; propulsors and cavitation; potential flow; resistance and propulsion; and ship and platform motions and maneuvering.
Present Research Interests: 
6DOF Viscous Ship Hydrodynamics; High Performance, Multi-Criteria CFD-Based Optimization for Ship Design; Towing Tank Maneuvering Test Flow-Map Measurement System; Integration of Simulation Technology Into Undergraduate Engineering Courses and Laboratories.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow; American Society of Engineering Education, Member; Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Member; 24th International Towing Tank Conference, Secretary Maneuvering Committee.