N.S. Nappi Associates, Inc.

Company Overview: 
N.S. Nappi Associates, Inc., is owned and managed by Mr. Natale S. Nappi, who holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering. A registered Professional Engineer from the State of New York, he has been a structural engineer for naval surface ship structures for 50 years, including 18 years as a consulting engineer, 21 years in ship structures R & D relating to design of naval ship structures, and 11 years in shipyard detail design and construction of ship structure, superstructure, masts, foundations, and fittings. Mr. Nappi has also reviewed and made recommendations for upgrading the U.S. Navy General Specifications and Design Data Sheets, as well as Coast Guard Specifications for Icebreaker. He has been successful in implementing survivability; fatigue and fracture technology development; and non-metallic material into the ship structure. Mr. Nappi has performed structural design and analysis for various surface ships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, and amphibious and smaller crafts. His design work has involved various construction materials, including steel, aluminum, composites, and lightweight corrugated sandwich panels.