UBC APSC Dean with Sailboats Boat

Photos from the NAME launch event are now available

Date: November 5, 2013
Here are just a few photos from the Program Launch event on September 24, 2013. We had a great turnout and were delighted to have so many prominent members of the shipbuilding community in attendance! Check out the full album on our Facebook page. Photos by Varun Saran (

Competition Winner Ferry

UBC marine engineers win international ferry design competition, record “Triple-Crown” year

Date: October 2, 2013
Our students have done it again! The World Ferry Safety Association’s Safe Affordable Ferry competition is the third win this year for UBC Mechanical Engineering students in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering. Here is the story from APSC News: A team of UBC Engineering students has won the World Ferry Safety Association international student competition […]

NAME Director Presenting Award

Lisnyk Design Competition Award goes to UBC students

Date: September 24, 2013
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 […]

BC Shipping Magazine Cover

UBC Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering featured in BC Shipping News

Date: July 1, 2013
Our new Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Master’s stream was featured in the July/August 2013 issue of BC Shipping News. The article gives a brief history of how the program got started and a summary of who and what is involved in this new degree. The magazine as a whole offers news related to the […]

Sailboats Boat with Vancouver as Background

UBC wins SailBot competition with first-ever perfect score

Date: June 18, 2013
Congratulations to our fellow marine engineers on the UBC SailBot team, who won the 7th annual International Robotic Sailing Regatta with a perfect score of 50/50 — the “first in the history of the competition”! Here is the story from APSC News: The UBC Sailbots achieved a perfect score at the 7th annual International Robotic Sailing […]