Dr. Tom DeNucci serves as an Associate Professor in the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Section at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He holds a D.Eng. in Ship Design from the Technical University of Delft. Dr. DeNucci recently retired from active duty, having served aboard CGC HEALY, Naval Engineering Support Units and at the Coast Guard Academy. During his time at the Academy, he has taught a variety of engineering courses including Principles of Ship Design, Ship Design and System Integration, Marine Engineering and Principles of Naval Architecture. His research interests include Naval and Commercial Ship Design Tools and Methods, Design Optimization and assessment of ship intact stability.
Dr. Elizabeth (Elisha) MH Garcia is an Associate Professor of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. She has taught at the USCGA for over a decade. Her research interests include analytical modeling of vortex-induced vibrations, as well as pedagogical research into the efficacy of concept maps as a learning tool in engineering courses.
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