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Jacques B. Hadler

J. J. Henry Professor of Naval Architecture

B.S. from U.S. Naval Academy
M.S. in Naval Architecture from MIT

FROM THE PRAIRIE TO THE SHINING SEA A PERSONAL HISTORY OF JACQUES BAUER HADLER

 

Appointments at 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:
NA 3 – Resistance and Propulsion
NA 7 – Ship Design
NA 9 – Propeller Design and Vibration

Professional Registration:
PE in the State of Maryland

Important Publications and Presentations, 2002 to Present:

  • 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.

Honors and Professional Recognition:
Defense Department Meritorious Service Award
D.Sci. (hon) Webb Institute of Naval Architecture
David Taylor Medal for achievements in Naval Architecture (SNAME)
William H. Webb metal for Outstanding Contributions to Education in Naval Architecture, Marine, or Ocean Engineering (SNAME)
Harold E. Saunders Award for significant contribution to Naval Engineering (ASNE)
Fellow in most of his professional societiesWebb Institute, Professor Emeritus of Naval Architecture

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, 2002 to Present:
Conducting experimental hydrodynamic research on high-speed hull forms.
Senior Thesis Advisor 2008 - present.

Service Beyond Webb Institute:
Private consulting on ship hydrodynamic problems.