Jud DeCew

Affiliate Faculty

Ph.D. University of New Hampshire, 2011

Research Areas

Ocean engineering, mooring analysis, marine renewable energy, port security, mechanics of materials in marine environments

Research Emphasis

Numerical modeling of flexible systems, design/analysis/deployment of offshore structures, dynamic of marine barriers


I. Tsukrov, A. Drach, J. DeCew, M.R. Swift, B. Celikkol, K.C. Baldwin, (2011). Experimental studies and numerical modeling of copper nets in marine environment, OMAE2011-49761, Proceedings of the 30thInternational ASME Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering.

DeCew, J., Tsukrov, I., Risso, A., Swift, M.R., Celikkol, B., (2010). Modeling of dynamic behavior of a single-point moored submersible fish cage under currents.  Aquacult. Eng. Vol 43, pp 38-45. 

Tsukrov, I., DeCew, J., Baldwin, K., Campbell-Malone, R., Moore, M., (2009). Mechanics of the right whale mandible: Full scale testing and finite element analysis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 374, 93–103.

Kim, Tae-Ho, Fredriksson, D.W., DeCew, J. (2008). Hydrodynamics of submersible aquaculture cage system using numerical model. Journal of Korean Soc. Fisheries Technology. Vol. 44(1), p 46-56.

Fredriksson, D.W., DeCew, J., Tsukrov, I., Swift, M.R., and Irish, J.D. (2007).  Development of large fish farm numerical modeling techniques with in-situ mooring tension comparisons.  Aquacult. Eng. Vol. 36, pp 137-148.

Fredriksson, D.W., DeCew, J. and Tsukrov, I. (2007).  Development of structural modeling techniques for evaluating HDPE plastic net pens used in marine aquaculture. Ocean Eng. Vol. 34, pp 2124-2137.

DeCew, J., D.W. Fredriksson, L. Bougrov, M.R. Swift, O. Eroshkin and Celikkol, B.  (2005). Numerical and physical modeling of a modified gravity type cage and mooring system.  IEEE J. Ocean. Eng. Vol. 30, No. 1, pp 47-58.

Fredriksson, D.W., J. DeCew, M.R. Swift, I. Tsukrov, M.D. Chambers, and Celikkol, B.  (2004). The design and analysis of a four-cage grid mooring for open ocean aquaculture.  Aquacult. Eng. Vol. 32, pp 95-111.


University of New Hampshire
Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory
24 Colovos Road
Durham, NH 03824

Research Areas: 
Ocean Engineering
Ocean Renewable Energy