Area Of Experties

naval architecture

Mustafa Insel

Dr Mustafa İNSEL (MRINA) is a naval architect and marine engineer. In his Ph.D. thesis, he developed experimental and computational methodologies to investigate the resistance components of high speed displacement catamarans.

He has been working as a lecturer in Istanbul Technical University (Turkey) since 1991. He is currently senator in Istanbul Technical University, and coordinator of EU research office. He is also coordinator of Yacht and High Performance Vehicles Research and Application Group, Istanbul Technical University. He is also member of trustees in Piri Reis University (Turkey

Charles R. Cushing

Professional Affiliations:

National Academy of Engineering (US), Marine Board, Naval Studies Board, MIQC, Webb Institute Board, Global Maritime Training School, Maritime Resource Center.

He was appointed in October 2010 to serve on the WMU faculty as an Adjunct Professor by IMO Secretary General Mitropoulos


Land Medal, USMMA Hall of Dist. Graduates, Man of the Year, Prof. Achievement, Etc.

Aykut I. Ölcer

Dr. Aykut I. ÖLÇER is a naval architect and marine engineer holding the position of Professor at the World Maritime University (WMU), Malmö, Sweden. In his Ph.D. thesis, he developed a novel methodology utilizing multiple attributive group decision-making and fuzzy set theories with the applications to Ship Design/Production area.

Prior to joining WMU, he worked at Newcastle University (England), University of Strathclyde (Scotland) and Istanbul Technical University (Turkey) within the fields of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. He played an important role in Newcastle University’s