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The official archival Proceedings of OMAE2014 are now published on the ASME Digital Collection. The Abstract page for each paper is open to public view and contains all the information that you need to cite your paper.

Join your colleagues from industry, academia and government at the 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2014) in San Francisco, California, from June 8-13, 2014.

OMAE 2014 is the ideal forum for researchers, engineers, managers, technicians and students from the scientific and industrial communities from around the world to:

  • meet and present advances in technology and its scientific support;
  • to exchange ideas and experiences whilst promoting technological progress and its application in industry
  • to promote international cooperation in ocean, offshore and arctic engineering.

Final Program


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In line with the tradition of excellence of previous OMAE conferences, more than 900 technical papers are planned for presentation.

San Francisco is a fabulous city to visit in June! View the OMAE 2014 invitation video to learn more about the sights and sound of the City by the Bay and its surrounding areas.

Outreach for Engineers Specialty Forum

This Specialty Forum is designed for students and professionals who may not be familiar with the Ocean and Offshore industry, as well as those who have just recently specialized in this field. SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO OFFSET COSTS TO ATTEND THIS EVENT. For more information, please contact Javanni Kiezer.

Technical Program

Our program will follow the tradition of excellence standard in all previous OMAE conferences. The following 10 standard symposia plus 2 special symposia are planned:

San Francisco Tours and the Palace Hotel
OMAE2014 will be held at the Palace Hotel, in beautiful San Francisco, California, USA. Come join us in the City by the Bay. San Francisco is known for its beauty, its free spirited and friendly residents, and its commitment to leading the nation in environmental concerns. Enjoy the sites, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Coit Tower and Ocean Beach. San Francisco is surrounded by other beautiful locales including the world-famous Napa Wine Valley and Carmel-Monterey Peninsula. Visit our Tours page for an overview of the tours on offer, and then reserve your spot.

Sponsors and Exhibitors
The conference will provide a number of opportunities for organizations and companies to support and partner with the OMAE 2014 Conference at different levels and in different ways.

Email opportunities@omae2014.com for more information.

Join OMAE2014 as an author, presenter, sponsor, exhibitor, volunteer and participant!

See you in San Francisco!

Prof. Ronald W. Yeung, Ph.D.
Conference Chair
Distinguished Professor of Hydromechanics and Ocean Engineering
ABS Endowed Chair in Ocean Engineering
University of California, Berkeley


Dr. Dominique Roddier, Ph.D.
Conference Co-Chair
Partner and Co-founder, Marine Innovation & Technology
CTO, Principle Power Inc.


Dr. Owen Oakley, Ph.D.
Conference Technical Program Chair
Retired, Chevron Energy Technology Company


Attention Authors

When submitting your abstract, please submit directly to a session. Please be informed that session selection at this stage is available only for your convenience. Placement of your paper in the final program will depend on the program and on the determination of the organizers. Please keep in mind that submitting to a particular session does not necessarily mean that your paper will remain in that session.

At least one author of a paper must register for the conference and pay all appropriate fees. An author may present a maximum of two papers at the conference.

OMAE 2014 is organized and promoted by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OOAE) Division of the International Petroleum Technology Institute (IPTI), and The University of California, Berkeley (UCB), its Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Center of Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS), Marine Innovation & Technology (MI&T).

The official language of the conference is English.

Corporate Sponsors, Corporate Supporters, Exhibitors and Media Sponsors
Outreach for Engineers
Specialty Forum
This specialty forum is designed for students and early professionals who may be seeking employment and would benefit from an improved understanding of the offshore industry. Scholarships will be available to off set costs to attend this event.
Click here for further details.

Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division of ASME
The annual OMAE conference is the major event of the OOAE Division of ASME.

To learn more about the resources and links available for the Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OOAE) Division,
click here for further details.

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