Sam joined EBDG in 2013 and serves as the Technical Manager for Naval Architecture. Sam is skilled in vessel design and support, including hull form, structural, systems, and stability engineering. He provides marine support through calculations such as finite element analysis, reports, and onsite assistance. Sam's expertise includes calculating weight estimates for class designs, sustainment support, as well as hands-on maintenance and repair of main systems while at sea.
In addition to being a professionally licensed engineer, Sam is a certified welding inspection (CWI) through the American Welding Society (AWS). This combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience is an extremely powerful resource. Sam has demonstrated excellence in both aluminum and steel structure welding inspection.
Sam received a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Webb Institute.