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The REI platform is a generous donation of revolutionary technology by the Robinson family and Alion Canada.

REI Donors See Marine Research Platform in Action

Date: November 1, 2018
A generous donation of revolutionary technology by the Robinson family and Alion Canada. UBC’s NAME program thanks Dr. Wendy Robinson, Dr. Joe McDermott and the Robinson family for their generous donation towards the advancement of the field of practical hydrodynamics. Since they donated the Rapid Empirical Innovation (REI) platform to the NAME program in 2017, the […]


NAME Welcomes Second Seaspan Shipyards Chair, Dr. Rajeev Jaiman

Date: October 30, 2018
  The Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (NAME) program and the Department of Mechanical Engineering are welcoming its second Seaspan Shipyards Chair in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Associate Professor Rajeev Jaiman. Joining UBC from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Dr. Jaiman is an aeronautical engineer, and his research concentrates on high-fidelity physical modeling […]


NAME Student Design Celebration 2018

Date: May 8, 2018
On Thursday, April 26 the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering students presented their final design projects to the NAME community and industry mentors. The four student teams gave 25-minute presentations on their designs, and answered questions from industry members. Congratulations to all of our students for their hard work! The NAME program thanks our industry […]


Donation from L3 MAPPS creates endowed student award for UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Program

Date: April 16, 2018
Photo of L3 MAPPS President, Rangesh Kasturi, NAME Co-Directors Jon Mikkelsen and Chris McKesson and NAME students. UBC’s Faculty of Applied Science has received a donation from L3 MAPPS to support students of the UBC Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) Program. The funds have been used to establish the L3 MAPPS Award in Naval […]


Brian Carter, President and CEO of Seaspan Shipyards, Visits the NAME Program

Date: March 29, 2018
On March 23, 2018 UBC’s Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program hosted Brian Carter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaspan Shipyards. Mr. Carter spent the morning with the NAME program directors, touring facilities, and meeting with members of the Sailbot and SUBC student design teams. Both teams shared updates on their projects, including […]