Lisnyk Design Competition Award goes to UBC students

A group of undergraduate Mechanical Engineering students from UBC will take home the first-place award for the 2013 ASNE/SNAME Dr. James A. Lisnyk Design Competition next month. The winning entry, “Concept Design of a Multi-Purpose Shallow Draft Buoytender for the Canadian Coast Guard,” was designed by Matthew Allan, Daniel B. Greig, Brenden S. Oke, and Byron Roehrl, and beat defending champion Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the State University of New York. The students will receive a $1500 grand prize, which will be presented during the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) 2013 Annual Meeting and Expo, November 6-8 in Bellevue, Washington.

The winning entry was on display at the NAME launch event.

The winning entry on display at the NAME launch event on September 24