Alec Bagué receives Honorable Mention in the 2020 Mandles Prize

(26-08-2020) His paper was awarded Honorable Mention ($1,000) in this year's Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil Excellence.

The International Hydrofoil Society received a number of entries reflecting a wide range of hydrofoil-related technical investigations and assembled an outstanding panel of judges to review them.  Alec was rewarded for his exceptional efforts with his paper on "Dynamic Stability Analysis of a Hydrofoiling Craft Using Computational Fluid Dynamics" .

Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil Excellence

The principal objectives of the competition are:

  • to promote hydrofoil engineering technology
  • to increase the participating student's understanding of and competence in ship and craft engineering and design
  • to stimulate interest in hydrofoils and hydrofoil-assisted ship and craft engineering, design and construction as a career choice
  • to foster scientific or public interest in hydrofoils

The International Hydrofoil Society

The International Hydrofoil Society (IHS) is an all volunteer, not-for-profit organization of and for people who design, build, operate, or simply are interested in commercial, military, research, or recreational hydrofoils of any size or power source … motor, human, sail, or surf.