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 […]

Western Mariner Highlights MEng and MEL NAME programs

Date: September 15, 2015
Western Mariner magazine’s annual education issue is out, and in the news are UBC’s two new NAME programs: the MEng NAME and the MEL NAME. The Master of Engineering in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (MEng NAME) program, now in its third year, is a technical program designed primarily for students coming out of an […]



Global Opportunities

Date: July 21, 2015