RSVP now for the 2016 Student Design Celebration!

Date: Mar 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┬ásee what our students have achieved this year! […]

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

Date: Feb 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 […]

UBC fountain

Faculty positions available in NAME

Date: Jan 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: Nov 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: Nov 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 […]