The Department of Ocean Engineering at Texas A&M University is one department across two campuses: College Station and Galveston, Texas. Research areas include offshore platform dynamics, hydrodynamics, physical and numerical modeling, ocean waves, subsea systems, mooring and riser systems, beach nourishment, environmental fluid mechanics, ship motions, dredging, tsunami modeling, autonomous and remotely operated vehicles, and renewable ocean energy.
This multidisciplinary department combines the world-class infrastructure and resources of the College Station campus with the strategic waterfront location and unique resources at Galveston. The Galveston campus, the ocean arm of Texas A&M University, is located near the Gulf of Mexico and Houston, TX.
This unique configuration offers experimental laboratories as well as field-testing facilities including direct access to the coast and waterfront operations. In College Station, the Department of Ocean Engineering has access to world-class technology centers such as the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG), the Center for Autonomous Vehicles and Sensor Systems (CANVASS), the Offshore Technology Research Center (OTRC), the Center for Geospatial Sciences’ Application and Technology Group, the Aerospace Technology Laboratory, and the Research & Operations (ASTRO) Center.