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researcher , Engineering educator

Jeffrey Mark Falzarano, American naval architecture and offshore engineering educator, researcher. Benton fellow University Michigan, 1985-1986; grantee Rackham/Sigma Xi, 1989, Office of Naval Research grantee, 1991-1996, 98-2000, National Science Foundation grantee 1992-1998, 99-2001, Louisiana Sea, 1991-1993.


Falzarano, Jeffrey Mark was born on August 23, 1960 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Anthony Vincent and Bertha (Myron) Falzarano.


Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture, Webb Institute, 1982; Master of Science in Naval Architecture, University of Michigan, 1985; Master of Science in Applied Mechanics, University of Michigan, 1987; Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, University Michigan, 1989; Doctor of Philosophy Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, 1990.


Engineer Foster Wheeler Boiler Corporation, Livingston, New Jersey, 1981. Naval architect John Jay McMullen & Associate, New York City, 1981-1982, United States Coast Guard Naval Engineering, Washington, 1982-1984. Research naval architect United States Coast Guard Merchant Marine Technical, 1985.

Computer specialist ship hydrodynamics laboratory University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1984-1985. Research engineer Research and Development American Bureau Shipping, Paramus, New Jersey, 1986. Teaching assistant, instructor, 1987.

Research assistant naval architecture department, 1986-1990. Assistant professor naval architecture and marine engineering University New Orleans, 1990-1995, also associate member graduate research and teaching faculty, associate professor, since 1995, member graduate research and teaching faculty, since 1995. Visiting professor Navy Facilities Engineering Service Center, 1998, Instituto Superior Técnico Lisbon, Portugal, 2000.

Associate investigator United States Coast Guard Vessel Stability Project, Ann Arbor, 1986-1988, United States Coast Guard Michigan Sea Grant Vessel Dynamics Project, Ann Arbor, 1989-1990. Visiting scholar Vienna Technology University Institute for Mechanics, 1989, technical committee on mobile offshore drilling unit, since 1997.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor: Offshore Mechanical, since 1997.


Member steering committee Graduate Employees Organization, Ann Arbor, 1987. Campaign volunteer Dukakis for President, Ann Arbor, 1989. Chair education committee student organizations Webb Institute, Glen Cove, New York, 1981-1982.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (applied mechanics division OMAE division), American Association of University Professors, Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (Wilbur Lander scholar 1984-1985), American Academy Mechanics, International Society Offshore and Polar Engineers, American Bureau of Shipping.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, racquetball, tennis, classical music, world traveling.


Anthony Vincent Falzarano

Bertha (Myron) Falzarano