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Maritime Training and Education

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Date founded: 1889

Webb Institute

Website: 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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