Brandon M. Taravella, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
Graduate Program Coordinator

Taravella

Contact

Office: EN 931
Phone: 504-280-6643
Email: bmtarave@uno.edu

Background

Education: PhD, NAME, University of New Orleans
MSc, NAME, University of New Orleans
BSc, NAME, University of New Orleans

Research Interests: Marine Hydrodynamics; Dynamics; Marine structures; Hydroelasticity

Employment

  • J. Ray McDermott, New Orleans, LA
  • Northrop Grumman Ship Systems -- Avondale Operations

Publications

  • B. Taravella (2009). A hybrid method for predicting lift and drag of semi-planing/semi-displacement hull forms. Ph.D. Thesis, University of New Orleans, College of Engineering.
  • B. Taravella (2005b). Comparison of United States Navy and commercial guidance to a first principles approach for the fatigue design of surface ships. Master Thesis, University of New Orleans, College of Engineering.
  • B. Taravella (2005a). Accuracy assessment of methods predicting dry dock block reactions. In Marine Technology, 42(2), SNAME.