Conference Info

2020 ASEE Annual Conference

Ocean and Marine Division Call for Abstracts

June 20-24, 2020

The Ocean and Marine Engineering Division welcomes abstracts of 250-500 words in length in all areas related to ocean, marine, littoral, naval, and coastal engineering education. Engineers in academia and industry from across the world are encouraged to submit papers on relevant topics. Abstracts should included educational or academic aspects for consideration.

Abstract Submission: Opens September 3, 2019
Abstract submission closes October 14, 2019
Draft Paper Due – February 3, 2020
Revised Paper Due – March 16, 2020

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Ocean, marine or coastal engineering education subjects:

  • Ocean or marine climate.
  • Ocean energy conversion.
  •  Naval architecture and marine engineering.
  • Coastal or littoral environment.
  • Unmanned or remotely operated submersible vehicles.
  • Unmanned or remotely operated surface vehicles.
  • Globalization of ocean and marine engineering education.

OMED topics related to:

  •  New teaching and learning strategies.
  • Laboratory development and innovation.
  • Challenge or Problem-based learning.
  • Capstone/senior design and project-based curriculum.
  • Best practices in curriculum/course development and industry needs.
  • Issues related to nontraditional and underrepresented students.
  • Student recruitment, outreach, and retention

Abstracts should provide a clear description of the objectives and motivation, relevant background, any assessment methods used, and results. Abstracts MUST be submitted electronically via the ASEE’s Monolith system. The submission and review processes are blind. Do not include the names of institutions or authors anywhere in the abstract. For additional information, including the Author’s Kit with deadlines, instructions and formatting guidelines, and to upload your abstract, please go to Paper submission is a two-step review process consisting of abstract submission, review and acceptance, followed by a full manuscript submission, review and acceptance. Only accepted papers will be presented at the conference.

Paper Awards

All accepted papers will be considered for the OMED Best Paper, and Best Diversity Paper. Recipients must present their paper in an OMED session to qualify for the awards. If you have any questions please contact our Program Chair Lynn A. Albers, Hofstra University School of Engineering and Applied Science,

If you have questions, please contact:

  • Division Chair, Vukica Jovanovic, Old Dominion University,
  • Past Division Chair, Shyam Aravamudhan, North Carolina A&T State University,