Florida Tech Faculty Profile Featuring Dr. Prasanta Sahoo
Dr. Prasanta Sahoo is an Ocean Engineering Associate Professor in Marine Environmental Systems. He stopped by the WFIT studios to participate in a Florida Tech Faculty Profile. Specializing in Hydro Dynamics, Dr. Sahoo provides instruction on building ships (from small water crafts to huge ocean liners) and ocean platforms (oil rigs for extracting natural gas and oil from the ocean floor). Dr. Sahoo mentions that their is a "dearth of ocean engineers to fulfill Coast Guard and US Naval positions," which university-bound students, who have not yet selected a major, should consider for future employment opportunities.