UBC NAME professor Dr. Chris McKesson has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). According to the Society, the grade of Fellow is accorded exclusively to “individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to naval architecture, marine or ocean engineering, or allied disciplines through significant achievements in design, research, production, operation, education or associated management.”
To be elected, a candidate must also have ten years of active practice following the candidate’s first professional membership in the Society. The candidate must be nominated by three Fellows or Members, approved by the Fellows Committee, and finally elected by the Council.
Dr. McKesson’s Fellowship was announced at the World Maritime Technology Conference in Rhode Island on November 6, 2015.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. McKesson on this outstanding achievement!