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Jarema M Didoszak

Research Associate Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Phone: (831) 656-2604


Graduated University of Michigan with a BS NA&ME. Earned an MSME and subsequently a Ph.D. through the NPS MAE Department. Served in the Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer and Engineering Duty Officer prior to transitioning to the Navy Reserve. Holding the rank of CAPT, he is assigned as a staff officer for NAVSEA 00R. The current Director of the Total Ship Systems Engineering (TSSE) Program, Naval Ship Design Chair, and Nimitz Research Group Academic Lead.
NPS Experience
  • 2023 - current: Research Associate Professor
  • 2006 - 2023: Research Assistant Professor
Other Experience
  • 2004 Engineering Duty Officer, US Navy Reserve
  • 2001 - 2003 Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 1999 - 2001 Navy Boot Camp Indoctrination Officer, Navy Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IL
  • 1997 - 1999 Navigator, USS RENTZ (FFG 46)
  • 1995 - 1997 Strike Warfare Officer, USS KINKAID (DD 965)
Research Interests
Ship Survivability, Ship Design, Modeling and Simulation, Fluid Structure Interaction, Shock Hardening of Shipboard Equipment, UNDEX, Implosion, Battle Damage Assessment and Repair
Teaching Interests
Naval Surface Ship Design
Hydrostatics and Ship Stability (Intact/Damage)
Mechanical Shock Response

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 1994 Member, American Society of Naval Engineers
  • 1994 Member, Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers