Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Advisory Committee 2017

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Advisory Committee 2017

The UBC Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering program is committed to serving the real needs of industry. To this end the Program Directors Dr. Chris McKesson and Jon Mikkelsen held their periodic meeting with the Industry Program Advisory Committee on December 12, 2017. This committee consists of luminaries within the Canadian marine industry, and the […]

Bob Stewart, P.Eng., President of EGBC with Rob Allan. Courtesy of APEGBC: Wendy D Photography

Robert G. Allan Presented EGBC’s Meritorious Achievement Award

The NAME program congratulates Mr. Robert Allan for receiving the 2017 EGBC President’s Meritorious Achievement Award. On October 20, 2017, Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) conferred this prestigious award to highlight Mr. Allan’s distinctive and outstanding contributions to his profession. Beyond Mr. Allan’s vast experience in designing different types of commercial boats, he […]

After More Than a Year Lost at Sea, Ada Has Been Found

After More Than a Year Lost at Sea, Ada Has Been Found

The first day of December brought good news to the UBC Sailbot team – their lost Sailbot was discovered off the coast of Florida. In August 2016, the UBC Sailbot Ada — an autonomous sailboat designed and built by UBC students — was launched off the coast of Newfoundland with the goal of crossing the […]