Welcome to the SNAME Chesapeake Section

Our Events

  • Tuesday

    SNAME Chesapeake Dinner Meeting

    SNAME Section Meeting - Full

    Dec 12, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)

    Dr. Jeff Solka
    Chief Scientist and Chief Technology Officer (acting)
    Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division 

    Speaker Bio
    Dr. Jeffrey L. Solka earned the B.S. degree in Mathematics and Chemistry from James Madison University, the M.S. in Mathematics from James Madison University, the M.S. in Physics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and his Ph.D. in Computational Sciences and Informatics (Computational Statistics) at George Mason University, working under the direction of Prof. Edward J. Wegman. Since 1984, Dr. Solka has been working in statistical pattern recognition and data mining for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, VA. He has published over 120 journal, conference, and technical papers, has won numerous awards including being elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association in August of 2007, was previously awarded  4 patents, and is current acting as the Chief Technology Officer of the Dahlgren Division of the Naval Surface Warfare Center.



    Tuesday 12 December, 2017


    5:30 PM: Registration and Social Hour

    6:30 PM: Dinner Served

    7:30 PM Technical Presentation and Q&A

    8:30 PM: Adjourn



    TenPenh Tysons

    7900 Westpark Drive

    McLean, VA 22102



    Plenty of parking in vicinity



    Tysons Corner Station

    Silver Line


    Asian fusion cuisine served family style.

    Please note dietary restrictions upon registration.



    $30 for Young Professional ASNE/SNAME Members          

    $35 for Regular ASNE/SNAME Members

    $45 for Non-members and Guests


    Event PoC: Jonathan Holbert (269) 876-4164; E-Mail: sname.cs.meetings@gmail.com


    Cancellations: To prevent forfeiture of your payment, cancel on or before noon Tuesday December 5, 2017.

    Contact Information

    McLean, VA, 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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