Texas Engineering Executive Education

Dr. Spyros Kinnas

Dr. Spyros Kinnas Faculty-in-charge

Hudson Matlock Professor, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, UT-Austin
Associate Director, Offshore Technology Research Center
Diploma, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 1981
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), 1985
10 years' experience in research and teaching at M.I.T. (Dept. of Ocean Engineering)
18 years' experience in research and teaching at UT-Austin
Founder in 1993 of consortium on cavitation of high speed propulsors (currently in Phase VII)
Fields of specialization include marine propulsors and thrusters, cavitation, wave theory and wave body interaction, computational hydrodynamics with applications on the prediction of performance and design of devices used for the propulsion or control of ocean vehicles and offshore structures.