Introducing the new UBC NAME Design Studio

Introducing the new UBC NAME Design Studio

After months of construction, the new UBC Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Design Studio is now complete, giving MEng NAME students a place to call home. The much-anticipated room, located in the Civil and Mechanical Engineering (CEME) building on UBC’s Point Grey campus, is a combined classroom, social, and after-hours work space. It includes state-of-the-art teaching […]

Faculty position available in NAME

Seaspan Chair in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks an outstanding individual for a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, who will occupy a Seaspan Chair. The Seaspan Chairs are part of the […]

New NAME room shaping up! Donations sought for student library

Renovations are underway for a new Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering student space. The room, which is located in the Civil and Mechanical Engineering building, will be equipped with movable tables and chairs, state-of-the-art computers with ship design software, a kitchen and lounge area, lockers, audiovisual equipment, ship models, and books and journals related to […]

West to east: Developing a national network in shipbuilding and marine research

The National Network for Innovative Shipbuilding and Marine Research and Training (iSMART) workshops will take place at the University of British Columbia this July and at Memorial University in September. The main goal of the iSMART workshops is to create a formalized national network of excellence in innovative shipbuilding, marine research and training. The workshops […]

Seaspan announces $2 million investment in UBC NAME program

Seaspan announces $2 million investment in UBC NAME program

Seaspan Vancouver announced a $2.9 million investment in the province’s marine industrial sector, CBC News reported. UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering masters program will receive $2 million of that amount over the next seven years. Seaspan made the donation as part of Ottawa’s 30-year National Shipbuilding Strategy. BCIT, Camosun College and the Canadian Welding Association also […]

NAME Co-Director Prof. Jon Mikkelsen named SNAME Fellow

NAME Co-Director Prof. Jon Mikkelsen named SNAME Fellow

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, […]

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering program wins Peter Larkin Award

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering program wins Peter Larkin Award

UBC’s Master of Engineering in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering program has received the 2015/16 Peter Larkin Award. The award is granted by the VP Students Office to a graduate program or department that has contributed to student development, in honour of Peter Larkin’s commitment and passion for teaching and graduate education. According to the […]

RSVP now for the 2016 Student Design Celebration!

RSVP now for the 2016 Student Design Celebration!

UPDATE: Registration has been extended. You can now register online until Tuesday, April 19th at 11:59 pm.   Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 M.Eng. NAME Student Design Celebration. Join students, faculty, alumni, and members of industry at the joint SNAME/CIMarE event on April 28th to see what our students have achieved this year! […]

The 2015-16 MEng and MEL NAME students at Seaspan Vancouver Shipyards.

UBC Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering to receive $2M from Seaspan Shipyards

  The University of British Columbia announced today that it will receive a $2 million investment from Seaspan Shipyards (Seaspan) over the next seven years to support innovative teaching and research in the naval architecture and marine engineering programs within UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science. As a result, two new UBC chair positions will be […]

Faculty positions available in NAME

Faculty positions available in NAME

Seaspan Chairs in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks two outstanding individuals for tenure-track or tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, who will occupy two Seaspan Chairs. The Seaspan Chairs are part of the $33 […]