Bradford Knight


Dr. Knight is an Assistant Professor in the Ocean Engineering Department at the University of Rhode Island. His research interests include naval hydrodynamics and ocean renewable energy. His research utilizes Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and data-driven modeling techniques to investigate topics such as hull-propeller-rudder interaction, vessel maneuvering, vessel seakeeping, and hydrokinetic/wind turbine fluid dynamics.

He received his Ph.D in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in 2021 from the University of Michigan and was subsequently a Research Fellow in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan. His teaching interests include topics related to hydrodynamics, CFD, as well as naval architecture and marine engineering.