Grant Hagen Joins Designers & Planners

Grant R. Hagen has joined Designers & Planners, Inc. as principal naval architect. The announcement was made recently by Ferd Serim, president of the company. Designers & Planners, Inc. is a firm of naval architects and marine engineers with offices in New York, Washington, Texas and Philadelphia.

In his new c a p a c i t y , Mr. Hagen's responsibilities will be primarily in the area of ship hydrodynamics and ship motions.

He reports to Carlos Tomassoni, director, ship design and marine economics.

Mr. Hagen is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he earned BSE degrees in naval architecture and marine engineering, and in civil engineering. He has 38 years of experience as a naval architect, the last 36 at the David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center where he reached the position of head, Ship Dynamics Division.

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