Prof. Dr.-Ing. Moustafa Abdel-Maksoud
Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Institute for Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory (M8)
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 4 (C)
Phone: +49 40 42878 6053
Fax: +49 40 4273-14468
1977 - 1982
Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture).
1984 - 1986
Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Master of Science (M.Sc. Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture).
German Language Course at Goethe Institute Freiburg.
1987 - 1988
Institute of Ship and Ocean Technology, Technical University of Berlin.
1989 - 1992
Institute of Ship and Ocean Technology, Technical University of Berlin, Doctoral Degree (Dr.-Ing.).
1982 - 1983
Coordinator of Rescue and Salvage Party of Egyptian Navy.
1984 - 1987
Research Assistant, Department Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture, Alexandria University.
1992 - 1994
Research Assistant, Institute of Ship and Ocean Technology, Technical University of Berlin.
1994 - 1995
Research Assistant, Potsdam Model Basin (SVA).
1995 - 2002
Head of Numerical Simulation Department, Potsdam Model Basin.
2003 - 2007
Professor at Institute of Ship Technology and Transport Systems, Duisburg-Essen University.
2003 - 2007
Managing Director of Institute of Ship Technology and Transport Systems, Duisburg-Essen University.
Head of Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Ship Theory, Hamburg University of Technology.
German Society for Maritime Technology STG (Germany)
Association of Engineers VDI (Germany)
American Society of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
1997 - 1999
Resistance and Flow Committee, International Towing Tank Conference (ITTC)
2005 - 2017
Chairman of the Hydrodynamics Committee of STG
2008 - 2019
Deputy Chairman of the Maritime Research Centre at Hamburg University of Technology
2013 - 2017
Member of the Council of the Managing Board of German Society for Maritime Technology
Member of the German Navy scientific team in the NATO Applied Vehicle Technology Panel (AVT)
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Friendship System GmbH
Member of the Supervisory Board of the Potsdam Model Basin
Since Oct. 2019
Chairman of the Maritime Research Centre of Hamburg University of Technology
Fields of Research
- Ship Hydrodynamics
- Ship Dynamics
- Computational Fluid Dynamics
- Design and Optimisation of Ship Propulsion Systems
- Renewable Maritime Energy
- Fluid-Structure Interaction
- Underwater Acoustics