Official ASME Group

Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering Division

The Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering (OOAE) Division supports engineers, researchers, technical specialists, and students in progressing technological advancement in the fields of ocean,...
See More


The division has established eight technical committees headed by individual chairpersons. Each committee focuses on a particular area of ocean, offshore and arctic engineering. According to the bylaws, the OOAE Division operates at the committee and sub-committee levels. All professionals related to these fields are welcome to participate in these committees, to interact with their peers in their technical specialty, and to contribute to the activities of the OOAE Division.

Offshore Technology                       

R.Cengiz Ertekin, University of Hawaii, Email:                                                                                           

Structures, Safety and Reliability

Prof. Carlos Guedes Soares, Unit of Marine Tech. and Eng., Instituto Superior Técnico, 

Dr. Mamdouh M. Salama, ConocoPhillips Inc., 

Pipeline, Riser, and Subsea Systems Symposium.

Theodoro A. Netto, COPPE-Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Programa de Engenharia Oceânica,  and the Symposium Co-Coordinator: Duane DeGeer,


Ocean Space Utilization
Prof. Hideyuki Suzuki, Dept. of Ocean Technology, Policy, and Environment,
University of Tokyo,E-mail:


Mr. Jon Mikkelsen, P.Eng., Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Email:
Dr.-Ing. Walter L. Kuehnlein, (Symposium Coordinator), Managing Director, SEA2ICE LTD. & CO. KG,
Yiannis Constantinides, Chevron Energy Technology, E-mail:
Dr. Owen H. Oakley, Jr., Retired., E-mail:
Krish Thiagarajan, University of Maine
Horst Brandes, University of Hawaii


Petroleum Technology Symposium
Symposium Coordinator – Andrew K. Wojtanowicz, PhD PE, Texaco-Endowed Environmental Chair and Professor Craft and Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering