Dr. Swithenbank is an Assistant Professor at the US Coast Guard Academy in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Prior to working at the USCGA, she was a researcher at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim Norway. She has a PhD from MIT in Ocean Engineering.
Thomas DeNucci is an Assistant Professor of Ship Design at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. He holds a PhD in Ship Design from the Technical Univeristy of Delft, Delft, the Netherlands.
He is an active duty member of the U.S. Coast Guard and has previously served aboard a USCG HEALY (Polar Icebreaker) and has also served as port engineer for USCG suface assets in the Pacific Northwest.
He holds a tenured military faculty position at the Coast Guard Academy and teaches courses in Ship Design, Marine Engineering, Dynamics and Statics.
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