NAME Co-Director and Instructor, Prof. Jon Mikkelsen, has been named a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
According to the Society, the grade of Fellow is accorded 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.
This past November, fellow Co-Director and Instructor Dr. Chris McKesson was also named SNAME Fellow.
Congratulations Professor Mikkelsen!