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neil gallagher 


Neil J. Gallagher

Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 

BS: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; Webb Institute of Naval Architecture
MS: Naval Architecture; Ocean Systems Management; MIT

Appointments at Webb Institute:
Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Other Professional Experience:
Senior Engineer, Engineer, Associate Engineer; Bethlehem Steel Corporations Sparrows Point Shipyard, 1978 -1983
Chief Engineer, Chief Marine Engineer, R.E. Derecktor of RI Shipyard, 1983 - 1991

Courses Taught, 2002 to Present:
ME1: Introduction to Marine Engineering
ME 3: Machine Design
ME 4: Machinery Systems Design
ME 6: Marine Diesel and Machinery Plant Design
NA7/Ship Design 2
Ship Design II; NA 10
Marine Transportation & Ship Production
Machine Shop

Professional Registration:
Professional Engineer (NY)

Professional Development Activities:
Professional engineering continuing education.
Honors and Professional Recognition: None

Professional Memberships:
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Additional Duties Beyond Teaching, 2002 to Present:
SNAME Energy Efficiency Workshop: Panel 1 - The Impact of Ship Design on Energy Efficiency, March 2014.

Additional Duties Beyond Teaching, 2002 to Present:
Thesis Advisor
Marine Engineering Lab Chair
Machine Shop Director
Yacht Club Advisor

Service Beyond Webb Institute:
Proprietor of a private consulting business, specializing in shipboard propulsion shaft design and alignment, vibration measurement and analysis. Also provides general naval architecture and marine engineering services on commercial vessels, including Professional Engineering certification of ship designs. 


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