NAME Director comments on tragic whale-watching accident

Date: Oct 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: Oct 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! For a description of last year’s sold-out event, check out this article from BC […]

Western Mariner Highlights MEng and MEL NAME programs

Date: Sep 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 […]

UBC NAME featured in BC Shipping News!

Date: Jul 20, 2015
UBC NAME students have made the news with their final ship design projects. The three designs–a Fast Emergency Response Towing Vessel; an Arctic Hydrographic Research Vessel; and a Universal Design Sailing School Vessel–“impress[ed] industry,” according to the article in BC Shipping News. Read the full story here: BCSN: “UBC NAME Students Impress Industry” Full project […]

NAME Students Presenting their Projects

Class of 2015 Design Project Reports are now available

Date: May 01, 2015
In April 2015, three teams of the M.Eng. NAME’s Class of 2015 presented their final ship design projects.  The projects were (1) the design of a Universal Design Sailing School Vessel; (2) the design of a Fast Multi-Purpose Emergency Response Vessel for the BC Coast; and (3) the design of an Arctic Hydrographic Research Vessel.  […]