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The Glosten Associates Announces Three New Principals


Benjamin Ackers, PE, Morgan Fanberg, PE, and Matthew Miller, PE were named Principals by The Glosten Associates, a Seattle-based firm specializing in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering, Marine Engineering and Program Management.

SEATTLE, WA, February 11, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Seattle-based Glosten Associates announces the promotion of three Associate Group Leads to Principal. “This move both recognizes and strengthens the technical expertise and practical experience of our leadership,” remarked Glosten president Jay Edgar.

Benjamin Ackers, PE, specializes in naval architecture and ocean engineering and analysis, and leads the firm’s Ocean Engineering and Analysis Group. He currently serves as Technology Development Manager for the PelaStar foundation system for floating offshore wind turbines. Mr. Ackers is a graduate of Webb Institute (BS, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 1997), and has an MBA from the University of Washington.

Morgan Fanberg, PE, specializes in the design of marine mechanical and electrical systems, and leads the Marine Engineering Group. Since joining Glosten, Mr. Fanberg has driven the growth of the firm’s electrical engineering capabilities. He is a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy (BS, Marine Engineering Systems, 1998).

Matthew Miller, PE leads the Naval Architecture Group. With 20 years of marine industry experience, and 8 years of US Coast Guard experience, he is Glosten’s resource on all regulatory issues. Mr. Miller is a graduate of the US Coast Guard Academy (BS, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 1993) and the University of California, Berkeley (MEng, Naval Architecture, 1996).

The Glosten Associates is an internationally-recognized engineering consultancy founded in 1958. Based in Seattle, Glosten integrates high-end analysis with practical experience to design solutions for the marine industry.

About The Glosten Associates
The Glosten Associates is a Seattle-based consulting engineering firm comprised of naval architects, marine engineers, electrical engineers and ocean engineers. Since the firm’s inception in 1958, Glosten has delivered creative solutions to challenging problems in the marine industry. Firm specialties include Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering, Marine Engineering and Program Management. Design experience includes tugs, barges, research vessels, cruise vessels, passenger/car ferries, and special-purpose platforms.

The firm offers specialized expertise in hydrodynamic analysis, climatology, risk analysis, and consulting to civil engineers and marine construction contractors for floating and coastal structures.

Glosten is an independent and internally owned company.

Zenzile Brooks
The Glosten Associates, Inc.
Phone: 206.624.7850