Faculty Profile Page

Daniel Savitsky

PROFESSOR EMERITUS/CONSULTANT
Building: Davidson Laboratory
Room: D-234
Phone: 201.216.5307
Fax: 201.216.8214
Email: dsavitsk@stevens.edu
School:  Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department:  Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering
Education
  • B.C.E. College of City of New York,  1942
  • M.S. in Fluid Mechanics/Naval Architecture, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1952
  • PhD in Oceanography, New York University, 1972   
Experience
  • 1989 To Present: Professor Emeritus (Stevens) and Senior Consultant to the Davidson Laboratory, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 1947 to 1989: Faculty, project engineer; division chief; group manager; deputy director, director of Davidson Laboratory, Davidson Laboratory,Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 1944 to 1947: Langley Laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
  • 1942 to 1944: Structural engineer and hydrodynamicist in EDO Corporation, College Point, NY.
Honors & Awards
  • SNAME Vice Admiral Cochrane Award
  • Stevens Institute of Technology Jess Davis award for outstanding research on hydrodynamics of planing hulls
  • Honored Guest at NY Metropolitan Section of SNAME
  • SNAME award of Davidson Medal for outstanding scientific research (1996)
  • Elected to grade of Fellow in SNAME
  • Designated as Honored Member of SNAME

Professional Organizations:

  • Professional Engineer, State of New York
  • Member, SNAME
  • Member, ASNE
  • Member, Sigma XI
  • Member, International Hydrofoil Society
  • Serves on the technical committee of ABYC where he is involved with developing safety standards for small boat design