Faculty positions available in NAME

Date: January 29, 2016
Seaspan Chairs in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering The Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) program at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) seeks two outstanding individuals for tenure-track or tenured positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, who will occupy two Seaspan Chairs. The Seaspan Chairs are part of the $33 […]

Dr. Chris McKesson elected SNAME Fellow

Date: November 18, 2015
UBC NAME professor Dr. Chris McKesson has been elected a Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). According to the Society, the grade of Fellow is accorded exclusively to “individuals who have made outstanding personal contributions to naval architecture, marine or ocean engineering, or allied disciplines through significant achievements in design, […]


Date: November 12, 2015
We had a great time at WMTC 2015 in Rhode Island! Thanks to The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) for putting together a great event and to all the presenters, exhibitors, and other participants for inspiring the next generation of naval architects! We are happy to report that we had an excellent […]

NAME Director comments on tragic whale-watching accident

Date: October 30, 2015
We are deeply saddened by the tragic capsizing of the Leviathan II, which went down near Tofino, BC, last Sunday, killing five people and leaving one missing. In an article by the Globe and Mail and a segment by CBC, Professor Jon Mikkelsen, Director of NAME, comments on possible causes of the tragedy and what […]

Save the date! MEng NAME student design presentations

Date: October 29, 2015
Save the date! Our students will be presenting their final ship design projects at a joint SNAME/CIMarE event on April 28th. Join students, faculty, alumni, and members of industry at Sage Bistro (on our beautiful Vancouver campus) to see what our students achieve this year! Additional details to follow; check here for updates. For a description of last […]