Jacques B. Hadler


Professor Jacques B. Hadler

Professor Emeritus of Naval Architecture

 

Education

M.S., Naval Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S., U.S. Naval Academy


Jacques B. Hadler’s Personal History

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Appointments at Webb:

  • Webb Institute, Research Professor and Director of the Center for Maritime Studies
  • Dean and Professor of Naval Architecture
  • J.J. Henry Professor of Naval Architecture
  • Dean and J.J. Henry Professor of Naval Architecture
  • J.J. Henry Professor of Naval Architecture
  • Professor Emeritus of Naval Architecture

Non-academic Experience:

  • Engineering Duty Officer, USNR
  • Head of the Trials Branch, DTMB
  • Head of the Surface Ship Powering Branch, DTMB
  • Head of the Ship Powering Division, DTMB
  • Head of the Ship Dynamics Division, DTMB
  • Advanced Ship Concept Study Group, DTMB
  • Private consultant and Propeller designer

Courses Taught, 2002 to Present:

At Webb:

  • NA III – Resistance and Propulsion
  • NA VII – Ship Design
  • NA IX – Propeller Design and Vibration

Important Publications and Presentations, 2002 to Present:

  • Co-author of textbook:  Principles of Naval Architecture Series:  Propulsion
  • Hadler, J.B. and Van Hooff, R, “Comparative Analysis of the Resistance Qualities of a Series of Hi-Speed Displacement Hull Forms,” FAST’03 Naples, Italy.
  • Hadler, J.B., “On the Development of a Hull Form with Minimum Wetted Surface For High-Speed Catamarans and Trimarans,” FAST’05 St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Hadler, J.B., Kleist, J. and Unger, M., “On the Effect of Transom Area on the Resistance of Hi-Speed Mono-Hulls,” FAST’07 Shanghai, China.
  • Hadler, J.B., Cain, K.M. & Singleton, E. M.,”On the Effect of Transom Area on the Resistance of Hi-Speed Catamaran Hulls,” FAST09 Athens, Greece.
  • Kerwin, J.E. &  Hadler, J.B. “Propulsion,” Principles of Naval Architecture Series (SNAME).

Professional Development Activities:

  • Participate and attend national and international meetings on ship hydrodynamics and conferences on advanced ship design.

Professional Memberships:

  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
  • Japanese Society of Naval Architects
  • Royal Institute of Naval Architects
  • American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE)
  • American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE)

Additional Duties Beyond Teaching, 2009 to Present:

  • Conducting experimental hydrodynamic research on high-speed hull forms.
  • Senior Thesis Advisor 2008-present
  • Private consulting on ship hydrodynamic problems.

Honors and Awards:

  • Defense Department Meritorious Service Award
  • D.Sci. (hon) Webb Institute of Naval Architecture
  • David Taylor Metal for achievements in Naval Architecture (SNAME)
  • Webb Medal for for Outstanding Contributions to Education in Naval Architecture, Marine or Ocean Engineering (SNAME)
  • Harold E. Saunders Award for significant contribution to Naval engineering (ASNE)
  • Webb Institute, Professor Emeritus of Naval Architecture