Welcome to the SNAME Chesapeake Section

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  • Tuesday

    Sixth Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium

    SNAME Section Meeting - Full

    Jun 12 - 13, (ET)

    Send Abstracts In PDF Form to:
    Ed Lewandowski ♦ Edward.Lewandowski@csra.com

    The Sixth Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium will be held on June 12-13, 2018 at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. As in the previous five very successful, The 6th CPBS will feature presentations on all aspects of Power Boat design and construction, particularly relating to: 
    - Hull Design and Analysis
    - Materials and Fabrication
    - Structural Mechanics
    - Failure Analysis and Repair
    - Modeling and Simulation 
    - Tank Testing 
    - Software, Electronics, and Systems 
    - Offshore Racing Developments 
    - Propulsion Systems
    - Regulatory Developments 
    - Human Factors in Control of High Performance Boats
    - Accelerations and Ride Quality
    - Environmental Conditions

    John Hoyt, Chair jgh3@aol.com
    Ed Lewandowski, Papers Chair edward.lewandowski@csra.com
    Dave Weidner, Exhibits Chair weidner@blueworldpartners.com

    Contact Information

    Annapolis, MD, United States


Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected incoming board members for 2017-2018!

Chair - Mr. Ted Dickenson
Vice Chair - Mr. Nathan Hagan
Secretary - Ms. Kierstin Del Valle
Elected Member 2020 - Mr. Jaideep Sirkar
On July 1st, they will be joining our returning elected board members:
Treasurer - Mr. Ben Testerman
Elected Member 2018 - Mr. Jonathan Kaskin
Elected Member 2019 - Dr. Tim Arcano


Call for Executive Committee Volunteers

The Chesapeake Section is looking for new and continuing members to join our Executive Committee. If you have general interest in the direction of our Section, or a specific interest in any of our activities, contact Section Chair Tim Mierzwicki. Opportunities include assisting with the planning and conducting of Young Professional sessions, Continuing Education and Professional Development classes, T&R Panels, and other cross-organization efforts. We are looking for any and all ideas on how to improve the work of the Society and our Section.


Call for Papers

The Chesapeake Section is looking for papers for our monthly technical meetings. We invite authors to submit abstracts on topics that advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture and marine engineering in all their applied forms including the construction and operation of ships, marine vehicles, and structures of all kinds.

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