Frederick Stern

Frederick Stern
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Additional Titles: 
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.
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 Laboratorie
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
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 maneuverin