Educanada Study in Canada Scholarships – Deadline: Feb 10, 2020

Educanada Study in Canada Scholarships – Deadline: Feb 10, 2020

Educanada Study in Canada Scholarships This new scholarship was created by the Canadian government to support diversity recruitment from a specific list of eligible countries (see the below). Below is the information from G+PS For Faculty – If you have been in contact with students from one of the above eligible countries, and decided to […]

Hull Testing Returns to UBC after 12 Years

Hull Testing Returns to UBC after 12 Years

On Tuesday, October 8th, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) graduate students embarked on the waters of the Fraser River delta to test model ship hulls, marking the first time hull testing has been done by students at UBC in the last twelve years. This has been facilitated by the recent addition of UBC Marine […]

UBC Summer Session Introduces Students to Marine Systems Engineering

UBC Summer Session Introduces Students to Marine Systems Engineering

As part of the Marine Systems Initiative, an Introduction to Marine Systems Engineering Summer Session was held June 25th – June 28th, 2019. This was the first time this program has been offered and was well attended by graduate and undergraduate students from across many disciplines, including computer science, thermofluids, naval architecture, and mechanical engineering. […]

Inaugural Industry Workshop Launches Marine Systems Initiative at UBC

Inaugural Industry Workshop Launches Marine Systems Initiative at UBC

Over 120 delegates from industry, academia and the Canadian armed forces attended the UBC Marine Systems Initiative workshop on 15th March 2019 at UBC. This full-day event was the inaugural industry workshop for the recently announced Marine Systems Initiative that will focus on electrical and systems engineering aspects of naval architecture and marine engineering in collaboration with […]

Vard $1.5 million gift advances marine engineering research and learning at UBC

Vard $1.5 million gift advances marine engineering research and learning at UBC

Donation aims to promote innovation and ease shortage of electrical and shipboard systems engineers. The University of British Columbia has received a $1.5 million donation that is expected to advance naval architecture and marine engineering education and promote innovative technologies in Canada’s shipbuilding industry. The gift, from Vard Marine Inc. and Vard Electro Canada Inc., […]

Spotlight: Program Series with Chris McKesson – The Modern Ship

Spotlight: Program Series with Chris McKesson – The Modern Ship

NAME Co-Director, Chris McKesson, highlights the complexity and innovation of engineering required in designing the modern ship, and the unique training provided by our Master of Engineering Leadership program.

Guest Lecture: The Future of Naval Architecture – Peter G. Noble – March 14, 2019

Guest Lecture: The Future of Naval Architecture – Peter G. Noble – March 14, 2019

Speaker: Peter G. Noble | President & Senior Advisor, Noble Associates Inc. Thursday, March 14, 2019, 4:30 – 6:00 PM | Hugh Dempster (DMP) 301 (6245 Agronomy Road) RSVP: https://bit.ly/2GMc45S The world shipping industry has grown tremendously during the last 40 years with annual shipments increasing almost 400%, and naval architecture is a key element in supporting […]

NAME Welcomes Second Seaspan Shipyards Chair, Dr. Rajeev Jaiman

NAME Welcomes Second Seaspan Shipyards Chair, Dr. Rajeev Jaiman

  The Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (NAME) program and the Department of Mechanical Engineering are welcoming its second Seaspan Shipyards Chair in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Associate Professor Rajeev Jaiman. Joining UBC from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Dr. Jaiman is an aeronautical engineer, and his research concentrates on high-fidelity physical modeling […]