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Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

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Robert H. Mayer, Ph.D.

Professor

  •  Phone: 410-293-6432
  •  Fax: 410-293-2219
  •  E-mail: mayer@usna.edu
  •   Rickover 336

Education:


  • Ph.D. University of Delaware, 1982
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Delaware, 1969
  • B.C.E., Civil Engineering, University of Delaware, 1967

Professional Experience:


  • Dept of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, U.S. Naval Academy
    • Professor, 2002-present
    • Associate Professor, 1986 – 2002
    • Assistant Professor, 1983 – 1986
  • University of Colorado , Assistant Professor, 1981 – 1982
  • Civil Engineer Corps, U.S. Naval Reserve.  Ocean Engineering Project Officer, EFD CHES/LANT, 1978-1985; Infrastructure Officer, Commander-in-Chief Iberian Forces, Atlantic, Washington D.C. Detachment, 1986-1988
  • Civil Engineer Corps, U.S. Navy.  Assistant Officer in Charge/Diving Officer, UCT-ONE, 1974-1976; Resident Officer in Charge of Construction (ROICC) Air Combat Maneuvering Range (ACMR), 1976-1977

Professional Memberships & Registration


  • Engineer in Training, State of Delaware
  • Marine Technology Society (MTS)

Awards


  • Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal (for meritorious service to USNA, 1983-1995), May 1996
  • Navy Commendation Medal (for meritorious service as ROICC ACMR, Jan-Sep ’77), February 1978
  • Sigma Xi, 1969
  • Tau Beta Pi, 1967

Professional & Community Service


Professional
  • Member, E&W Curriculum Committee, 2016 - present
  • Member, E&W Capstone Enhancement Committee, 2013 - present
  • Member, E&W Capstone Day Organizational Committee, 2013 - present
  • Member, DOE Offshore Wind Technology Development Panel, May 2011
  • External Examiner, Ph.D. Committee, University of Southampton, U.K., 2010
  • Member, Academic Assembly, USNA, 2004-2010
  • Chairman, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department, USNA, 2004-2010
  • Member, Trident Scholar Committee, USNA, 2003-2004
  • Member, Bowman Scholar Committee, USNA, 2003-2004
  • Chairman, Ocean & Marine Engineering Div., ASEE, 1998-2004
  • Program Director, Ocean Engineering Major, USNA, 1994-1996
  • Member, Faculty Curriculum Review Committee, USNA, 1990-1994
  • Chairman, Div I Curriculum Review Committee, USNA, 1990-1994
  • Member, Faculty Forum (predecessor to Faculty Senate), USNA, 1983-1984
Community
  • Member, Severna Park Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Pasadena, MD, 1985-present.
  • "Caring and Sharing," a cancer support group, Pasadena, MD
  • CANSURMOUNT, a volunteer program of the American Cancer Society.
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