David Kraemer

Associate Teaching Professor

Research Interests

Fluid-structure interaction; dynamic systems; ocean wave energy conversion, engineering pedagogy.

  • Ph.D. 2001, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Master of Science 1997, The Johns Hopkins University
  • Master of Science 1994, Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor*
  • Bachelor of Science 1991, UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
  • 2016 - Present:  Mentor, Centennial High School, Columbia, MD
  • 2013 - 2014:  Professor (on leave of absence), University of Wisconsin - Platteville
  • 2010 - Present:  Chief Technical Advisor, Wave Energy Conversion Corporation of America
  • 2008 - 2013:  Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin - Platteville
  • 2002 - 2008:  Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin - Platteville
  • 2001 - 2002:  Visiting Assistant Professor, Bucknell University
  • 1997 - 1998:  Visiting Assistant Professor, US Naval Academy
Research Areas
  • Dynamic systems
  • Engineering pedagogy
  • FLUID-structure interaction
  • Ocean wave energy conversion
  • 2018:  Johns Hopkins Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2010:  Outstanding Advisor Award
  • 2010:  Outstanding Professor Award
  • 2008:  Excellence in Teaching award
  • 2005:  Excellence in Teaching award
  • 2005:  Outstanding Professor Award
  • 2002:  Excellence in Teaching award
Journal Articles
  • Lukowski S, Momot M, Kraemer D, Kunz D (2009).  Basic linear theory of handling and stability of automobiles.  Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering.  223(1).  1-10.
  • Lukowski SA, Medeksza LA, Kraemer DRB, Momot ME (2008).  An analysis of a frictional coupling mechanism in rolling variators with initial point contact.  2007 Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2007.  7.  1071-1080.
  • Kraemer DR, McCormick ME (2007).  Long-Wave Approximations of the Added-Mass and Radiation Damping of Heaving, Vertical, Circular Cylinder in Waters of Finite Depth.  Journal of Ocean Technology.
  • McCormick ME, Kraemer DRB (2006).  Analysis of a wedge wave-maker in a tank of finite depth.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering - OMAE.  2006.
  • Kraemer DRB, McCormick ME (2006).  The effect of wavelength on the response of floating bodies.  Proceedings of the International Conference on Civil Engineering in the Oceans VI.  120-131.
  • McCormick ME, Kraemer DRB (2002).  Polynomial approximations for Fresnel integrals in diffraction analysis.  Coastal Engineering.  44(3).  261-266.
  • McCormick ME, Kraemer DRB (1999).  A study of the stability of the elms cliffs on the Chesapeake Bay.  Sand Rights 1999 Bringing Back the Beaches.  89-103.
  • McCormick ME, McCabe RP, Kraemer DRB (1999).  Utilization of a hinged-barge wave energy conversion system.  International Journal of Power and Energy Systems.  19(1).  11-16.
Book Chapters
  • Kraemer DR (2019).  Wave Energy.  Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences.  Elsevier.
  • Kraemer DRB, McCormick ME (2019).  Ocean wave-energy conversion.  Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences.  648-654.
  • McCormick ME, Kraemer DRB (2001).  Wave Energy.  Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences.  300-303.
Conference Proceedings
  • Kraemer DR (2019).  “A Systematic Categorization of Wave-Energy Converters" (accepted).  13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference.
  • Kraemer DR (2017).  Real-world Acceleration Measurements for Engineering Dynamics Course.  ASEE Mid-Atlantic Spring 2017 Conference.
  • Kraemer DR (2008).  Using a Plagiarism-Catching Computer Program as a Teaching Tool.  2008 ASEE North Midwest Sectional Conference.
  • Kraemer DR, Lukowski S, Momot M, Kunz D (2008).  Basic linear theory of handling and stability of automobiles.  J. Automobile Engineering.
  • Kraemer D (2007).  The Effect of Wavelength on the Response of Floating Ocean Wave-Energy Conversion Devices.  Proceedings of the 7th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference.
  • "Module 33: Energy Generation", CIT-E Summer Workshop.  Washington Washington, D.C., United States of America (the).  June 1, 2017
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