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Pete Ostafichuk honoured with the national Wighton Fellowship

Date: June 19, 2017
On June 6, 2017, Dr. Peter Ostafichuk was named the 32nd Wighton Fellow. Awarded by the the National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science (NCDEAS) and the Sandford Fleming Foundation, the Wighton Fellowship is a national award to recognize excellence in the development and teaching of laboratory-based courses in Canadian undergraduate engineering programs. […]


Marine Log Features NAME’s MEng and MEL Programs

Date: June 14, 2017
In their April edition, Marine Log featured NAME’s MEng and MEL programs in an article highlighting marine industry training and education programs. The article gives a brief description of both of the programs and includes several quotes from Co-Program Director Chris McKesson about how our program ensures students are set up for success. You can […]


Dr Peter Ostafichuk selected as a recipient of the Margaret Fulton Award

Date: March 7, 2017
  Congratulations to Dr Peter Ostafichuk (a.k.a. “Dr. Pete”), recipient of the 2016/2017 Margaret Fulton Award! On March 6, 2017, UBC announced the recipients of the Margaret Fulton Award, an award granted to an outstanding individual who has made a contribution to student development and the university community in honour of Dr Margaret Fulton’s commitment […]


Welcome 2017 Master of Engineering Leadership students!

Date: January 6, 2017
The department would like to extend a warm welcome to all students starting their Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME)! On January 3rd, 2017, a welcome reception was held for 2017 MEL students, presented by Dean Marc Parlange from Applied Science, and Senior Associate Dean Darren Dahl from the […]


Life on a Tanker: work hard, play hard

Date: December 9, 2016
Karen Campbell, a current a naval architecture and marine engineering (M.Eng.) student, recently had the opportunity to go onboard one of Teekay’s conventional crude vessels, the MT Australian Spirit. Over the course of 13 days, she had a front seat view at a vessel in action once it left the shipyard – and also got […]