Center for Ocean Engineering

Job Opportunities

January 16, 2019


STAR Center is currently seeking a Hydrodynamicist who will be responsible for the development,
validation and documentation of all aspects of hydrodynamic modeling for the shiphandling simulators
located at STAR Center in Dania Beach FL. This person will be required to become increasingly
knowledgeable in the area of ship response modeling as it relates to training and port engineering studies.

Requirements include:
■ Undergraduate / graduate studies in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or System Engineering
■ Mathematical modeling of ship motion dynamics for simulation
■ Hands-on exposure of using numerical tools of ship hydrodynamics for analysis
■ Exposure to modern general mathematical tools, such as Mathematica
■ Exposure to conducting or analyzing ship maneuvering sea trial data Capabilities include:
■ Identify, formulate, solve math modeling & ship modeling problems, and evaluate the solutions
■ Strip, organize, and analyze simulation results as well as drawing conclusions with a broad view of engineering, ship operations, and regulatory restrictions
■ Follow technical journals as well as publications and inform the management of trends and significant milestones in ship development

This position includes a competitive compensation package based on experience. We will be accepting resumes through February 28, 2019.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Dolores Ammirati, Human Resources Manager, at



Navatek Ltd is hiring for scientists and electrical engineers with skill sets that are related to ESRDC research. Please find job descriptions attached for those pursuing masters or PhDs. Entry level positions are also listed on our website. I would be very grateful if you could forward these job announcements to any students you think may be interested. Navatek has closely followed the research being conducted by the ESRDC, and we work closely with collaborating personnel at ONR and NSWC Carderock. We have exciting future research opportunities in electric ship analysis and design, and cyber-physical security of distributed energy systems.

Anyone interested can contact me directly, or find out more about Navatek and our current openings here:
Kind regards,
Josh Knight, Ph.D, Scientist
(609) 651-0251




Opportunity for MIT Students to support a wave energy startup

ARRECIFE ENERGY SYSTEMS are wrapping up 6 months at CIC in Cambridge and heading back to Spain. They are seeking MIT student interns to carry the torch in Cambridge and help the company compete in the MIT Clean Tech competition.  They are on to something and a real educational opportunity exists for a motivated student.  ARRECIFE ENERGY SYSTEMS, One Broadway, 14thfloor., Cambridge MA02142, +1(857) 928 8171,,


Internship Opportunity with ABS

ABS would like to extend opportunities to the ABS Scholarship recipients at MIT. The scholarship students have an opportunity to be considered for positions within ABS at the Corporate HQ in Houston, TX. The starting date for the internship program is May 13 until August 30th. If interested, please send your resume to Eric Fox ( ABS includes a paid internship along with the costs of travel, housing and transportation for the summer semester.