Frederick Stern

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
George D. Ashton Professor of Hydroscience and Engineering
Faculty Research Engineer, IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering

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Publications, Citations, h-index, i10-index

Joined the College of Engineering: 1983


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
  • Ship and platform motions and maneuvering
  • 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
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering
Frederick Stern
PhD, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, 1980
MSE, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, 1977
BSE, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, University of Michigan, 1975
Contact Information

223C Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
United States