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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, […]


Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering program wins Peter Larkin Award

Date: April 8, 2016
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!

Date: March 18, 2016
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! […]


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

Date: February 18, 2016
  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 […]