Faculty Profile

Michael Morabito

ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR
Building: Davidson Lab
Room: 226
Phone: 201.216.5641
Email: mmorabit@stevens.edu
Education
  • M.S., 2007, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, Ocean Engineering, Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering.
  • B.S., 2005, Webb Institute, Glen Cove, NY, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Thesis Title: Early Racing Power Boats
Research
  • Experimental Marine Hydrodynamics 
  • Stepped Hulls
  • Early Racing Power Boats
Experience
  • New Energy Works Timberframers
  • Bath Iron Works
  • SSPA (Swedish Towing Tank)
  • American RoRo Corporation
  • Avondale Shipyard
Honors & Awards
  • Lewis H. Nixon Memorial Prize for Best Thesis in Naval Architecture, Webb Institute 2005
Professional Societies
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • American Society of Naval Engineers
Selected Publications
Report
  1. Morabito, M.. "Model Tests of Two Planing Hulls at 1/12 Scale", Technical Report SIT-DL-07-9-2861, Davidson Laboratory, Stevens Institute, Hoboken, NJ 07030.
  2. Benilov, A., Sutin, A., Roh, H., DeLorme, M., Morabito, M., Datla, R.. "Turbulent Bubble Wake Behind a Surface Ship Model", Technical Report SIT-07-12-2859, The Center for Maritime Systems, Stevens Institute, Hoboken, NJ 07030.
  3. Morabito, M., Qi, J.. "Model Tests of Five Planing Hulls at 1/12 Scale", Technical Report SIT-DL-07-9-2856, Davidson Laboratory, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Michael Morabito. "The Herreshoff Racing Launch, X.P.D.N.C.", 2006 Classic Yacht Symposium.
Courses
  • NE 322 Engineering Design VI
  • NE 423 Engineering Design VII
  • OE 531 Total Ship Design I