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Faculty position available in NAME

Date: October 6, 2016
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

Date: September 13, 2016
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

Date: June 29, 2016
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

Date: June 25, 2016
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

Date: May 9, 2016
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, […]