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Franz S. Hover

Franz S. Hover

Associate Professor

Room 5-207
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139-4307
Phone: 617-253-6762  
Email:
Web: http://web.mit.edu/hovergroup

Curriculum Vitae

Administrative Contact:
Marcia Munger
Room 5-207
Phone: 617-253-9709  
Email:

Education

Sc.D. in Mechanical and Oceanographic Engineering, 1993, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and MIT
S.M. in Mechanical and Oceanographic Engineering, 1989 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1987, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH

MIT Service

2012-Present:  Associate Professor
2007-2012:  Assistant Professor
2001-2007: Principal Research Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1997-2001: Research Engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scientific and Professional Societies

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Institute of Electical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Institutional and Professional Service

Advisor to MIT ROV Team (2003 - present) and ORCA Team (2007)
Electric Ship Research and Development Consortium Board (2005-present)
IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, Associate Editor (2006 - present)
Reviewer: J. Fluid Mechanics, J. Fluids and Structures, IEEE J. Oceanic Engineering, IEEE Trans. Robotics and Automation, J. Guidance and Control, European J. of Mechanics, Experiments in Fluids, J. Fluids Engineering, J. Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, ASME Trans. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Int. J. Automation and Computing, NSF, AFOSR.

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