ASNE: Northern New England Section

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American Society of Naval Engineers

Northern New England Section


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Date:       Thursday, 1st May 2014


Subject:   DDG 1000


Speaker:  Gene Miller, Director of Engineering and Design, Bath Iron Works Corporation

Program: There will be a tour of the DDG 1000 and Ultra Building at Bath Iron Works followed by a dinner meeting at the Kennebec Tavern

Details to be posted soon


Date:       Thursday, 29 May


Subject:   GHOST Ship


Speaker:  Joseph Curcio, Juliet Marine Systems, VP of R and D


Juliet Marine Systems’ Ghost is an agile, high-speed semi-submersible SWATH craft designed for force protection, special operations and command-and-control missions.


Place:      Roundabout Diner

         Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 


Time:       1700    Social Hour

                  1800    Dinner

1900    Presentation and Q&A


   Menu:    Turkey Meatloaf/ Beef Stroganoff

        Buttered Noodles

        Seasonal Vegetable Medley

        Apple Crisp w/whipped cream


 Price:    $25- Members (including SNAME) & Spouses; $30 - Non Members;  $20 - Students. 


Become an ASNE member at this event and get this event or your next regular meeting’s meal free.


Speaker’s Bio

Mr. Curcio received his Master’s of Engineering and Master’s of Science in Ocean Engineering and Ocean Systems Management from MIT in 1995.  While at MIT, Mr. Curcio worked on the design and development of early Odyssey Class AUVs.  Prior to MIT, Mr. Curcio received his Mechanical Engineering at UVM and worked aboard several large sailing vessels including two of the historic J-Class yachts Endeavour and Shamrock V for several years. 

Prior to joining Juliet Marine Systems, Mr. Curcio ran a small marine engineering company that developed a low cost autonomous surface craft (SCOUT) used for marine research.  Working with engineers and professors at MIT, Mr. Curcio directed at-sea experiments using a small fleet of these unmanned surface craft to demonstrate collaborative COLREGS compliant autonomy behaviors. 


Please RSVP by close of business, Thursday, May 22, 2014

 To Dave Roberts either by email: 

or phone: (207) 647-3327



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