What is ShipDesignLab@TUDelft

The Delft Ship Design Laboratory is the central access point to the research activities of the department of Ship Design, Production & Operation at Delft University of Technology.

In this virtual laboratory, research is conducted on the improvement of ship design methods, ship designs, design and simulation of ship systems and analysis of shipbuilding and shipping processes. This research is performed by the scientific staff and the PhD & Master students under their supervision.

This website provides an overview of ongoing and recently completed research projects as well as access to the research results of the department in the form of PhD theses, papers, (summaries of) master theses and software tools.

The website is also a marketplace for research, where companies that have suitable research projects for master students can post their projects and where students can look for projects that match their research interests.

To allow professionals to expand their knowledge, an overview of all upcoming public defenses of the department’s master students and PhD students as well as an overview of upcoming conferences in the fields of ship design, production & operation is also provided, while the Who-is-who functionality of the site assists in finding the righ