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Maritime Training and Education
MARITIME SCHOOLS & TRAINING CENTERS
Date founded: 1889
Website: www.webb.edu 298 Crescent Beach Road
Name of Director: R. Keith Michel
Glen Cove, NY 11542
Annual throughput: 90 students
Focus of Training: All students graduate with a dual BS in
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
Simulators: The school dos not employ simulators.
Other Equipment: A Robinson Model Basin, Edinburgh
Designs circulating water channel, which includes a LaVi- sion particle image velocimetry (PIV) system. A Marine En- gineering Laboratory has Diesel Engines, Gas Turbines, a
Steam System, Emission Testing Equipment, and Pump Test- ing Laboratory. The Structures Laboratory features a South- wark Emery Universal Testing Machine (200,000 lb capac- ity), a Tinius Olsen Charpy impact test apparatus, and an
Instron Tensile Testing Machine with environmental cham- ber. The Materials Laboratory features a Brinell Hardness
Testing Machine and a Metallurgical Microscope. An Elec- trical Engineering Laboratory includes DC and AC single and three phase power modeling and testing equipment.
Other Information: The US Navy ONR sponsored research as part of the Atlantic Center for the Innovative Design and
Control of Small Ships.
Biggest Success: Over 125 years of excellence in educat- ing naval architects and marine engineers for the marine industry, while also providing full-tuition scholarships to all students and 100 percent job placement rate. 74 percent of living alumni gave to Webb last year.
Current Projects: Re-establishing Webb’s research depart- ment to serve government and commercial clients. Webb’s
Summer Engineering Academy (SEA) for middle and high school students will launch in July of 2016. The school is planning $12M in capital improvements to campus facilities.
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