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Professor Michael Ales

Associate Professor, Marine Engineering

Year Started



  • M.S. Ocean Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.B.A. Business Administration, University of Southern Mississippi
  • B.S. Naval Architecture, United States Naval Academy

Teaching Interests

  • Engineering Mechanics (Statics and Dynamics)
  • Naval Architecture (Form & Stability, Resistance & Propulsion, and Ship Structures)
  • Shipbuilding
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Project Management
  • EXCEL. 

Research Interests

  • Naval Shipbuilding
  • Dry Docking of Ships
  • In-Service Lifecycle Engineering Support
  • Sail-Assisted Merchant Vessels
Updated: Friday, February 8, 2013
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