Lindsey, Waynesville NC asked Michele Miller, Michigan Technological University AddedWednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:14 PM What are ocean engineers and what do they do? i'm doing a project at scool and i wanted to know what ocean engineers do exactly and what are they. Related to Engineering Branches, Ocean Reset Sort By Default Michele Miller , Michigan Technological University Answered Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:14 PM I don't know much about Ocean Engineering. I do know that several universities offer a major in it and that the coursework has some overlap with mechanical engineering. Florida Atlantic University's website has a nice description: http://www.ome.fau.edu/ocean-engineering/what-is-ocean-engineering Good luck! Egirl Team , Answered Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 7:14 PM The American Society of Civil Engineers has a subsidiary group called Coastal, Ocean, Ports and River Institute (COPRI) that may be of interest.