Faculty Profile



Matthew R. Werner

American Bureau of Shipping Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Masters of Business Administration, Long Island University, 2003
M.S. Ocean Technology and Commerce, Webb Institute, 1997
B.S. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, 1995

Appointments at Webb Institute:
Full Professor, 2011
Associate Professor, 2007
Assistant Professor, 2002

Other Professional Experience:
Adjunct Professor, United States Merchant Marine Academy, 2004 - Present
Naval Architect/Marine Engineer, Hiltveit Associates, Inc. 1998 - 2002
Naval Architect/Marine Engineer, Electric Boat Corporation, 1995 - 1998

Courses Taught, 2002 to Present:
Engineering Mechanics: Statics
Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
Computer Programming with Applications
Marine Engineering II: Introduction to Auxiliary Systems and Components
Marine Engineering V: Auxiliary System Design
Physics II
Submarine Design Technology, Senior Elective (assisted Dr. Compton)

As an adjunct at the United States Merchant Marine Academy
EM 200: Marine Engineering I
EM 210: Transport Processes I
EM 310: Transport Processes II

Important Publications and Presentations, 2002 to Present:
Authored Chapter 31: Chemical Tankers for the text
Lamb, Thomas. 2004. Ship Design and Construction, Vol. 2, SNAME, Paramus, New Jersey.

Professional Development Activities:
Actively consulting in areas of ship design, construction, operations, and management.
Regularly attend SNAME annual meetings.
Attended SNAME sponsor ABET PEV training in October of 2002.
Attended the National Effective Teaching Institute in June 2003.
Attended the ABET Commission Summit and Annual Meeting in October 2006.
Attended MSCHE Institute, “Taking the Next Step,” University of Delaware, January 2007.
Attended Engineering Reasoning: Critical Thinking in Engineering conference in February 2008.

Professional Memberships:
American Society of Navel Engineers (ASNE)
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)

Additional Duties Beyond Teaching, 2002 to Present:
ABET/MSCHE Accreditation Visit Preparation/Coordination Committee
ABET Visit Coordinator
Campus Security Committee
CQI Action Team 2 & 6
Drafting Equipment Chairperson
Faculty Advisor to the Webb Institute Student SNAME Section
Faculty Honor Committee
Faculty Secretary (until September 2007)
Library Committee
Marine Engineering Curriculum Subcommittee - Chair
Programming Course Subcommittee - Chair (2006) 
Ship Visit Coordinator
Sophomore Sea Term Coordinator 
Webb Alumni Association Historian
Webb Intercollegiate Volleyball Team Coach

Service Beyond Webb Institute:
Adjunct Professor at United States Merchant Marine Academy
Patchogue Fishing Club Board Member
SNAME Education Committee Chairman
SNAME Annual Committee Meeting Committee Member
SNAME New York Metropolitan Section Electronic Media Coordinator

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