MSDL Will Organize PRADS 2025!

At the 15th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS 2022) the MSDL was selected by the standing committee to host the 16th edition of the conference in Ann Arbor in 2025. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Ann Arbor.

PRADS (International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures) is a traditional series of triennial symposia, aiming at an international exchange of new knowledge and achievements with regard to the design, research and development of ships and other floating structures.

Previous PRADS symposia:

  • 1st 1977 Tokyo
  • 2nd 1983 Tokyo and Seoul
  • 3rd 1987 Trondheim
  • 5th 1992 Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 6th 1995 Seoul
  • 7th 1998 Hague
  • 8th 2001 Shanghai
  • 9th 2004 Lübeck
  • 10th 2007 Houston
  • 11th 2010 Rio de Janeiro
  • 12th 2013 Changwon
  • 13th 2016 Copenhagen
  • 14th 2019 Yokohama
  • 15th 2022 Dubrovnik

Information on the 15th symposium is online

Matthew D. Collette
Matthew D. Collette

My research interests include machine learning in design, data-model fusion, and lifecycle analysis