The SNAME is a worldwide professional society that provides a forum for the improvement of the engineering profession as applied to the naval field. Although it mainly names the naval architecture and marine engineering subjects, the society contains all types of engineers and professionals amongst its members and is dedicated to progressing the art science and rehearsal of naval architecture and naval engineering. SNAME interests cover the whole cycle - research, design, recycle - for virtually anything that floats anywhere in the world. It is the Worldwide Community for Maritime and Ocean Professionals.
It is established in 1893 as a USA engineering society, SNAME now has members in almost every maritime and offshore energy nation and has many international, including student, chapters known as sections. The Society is presently headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. SNAME offers several membership grades, including student, associate, and full member and fellow status. Full members generally have received a Bachelor of Science degree in naval planning and have knowledge that is associated with ship project, construction. However association is open to professionals in connected industries that come from all backgrounds and experience.
Marine design is fundamentally a wide range of engineering design field and Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers has members with wide experience extending from electrical engineering. Members can be given Fellow status upon examination and support of their achievements in the marine architectural or engineering profession as practical to the marine field. The society also is a source and forum for original research and examination through its Technology and Research Committees which are operated by volunteers with exceptional knowledge in their chosen specialties.Read More»