THE DR. JAMES A. LISNYK STUDENT SHIP DESIGN COMPETITION
The Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition challenges groups of young people to design theoretical but practical
cutting-edge vessels. Open to the world's colleges and universities supporting maritime careers, the program
has fostered teamwork and learning through competition.
Patricio "Pato" Duhalde and Enrique Luis Liccardi Sañudo
Universidad Tecnológica Nacional
for their project
"Littoral Mission Vessel"
From left to right: George Hambleton, Nathaniel Phillips, Erin Postma, and Mark Reed
Advisor: Prof. Bradley D. M. Golden
for their project
"75m Salvage Tug Concept Design"
From left to right: Victoria Kim, Alexander Lytle, Lorenzo Pensabene, and Natalie Webb
Advisors: Prof. Bradley D. M. Golden
for their project
"R/V Coelacanth: A 113 ft Oceanographic Research Vessel Concept Design"
2022-2023 Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition Announcement
Sample Entry Documents
2022-2023 Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition Rules
Sample Owner's Requirements
Sample Final Report Certification
Sample Judges' Score Sheet for Submarine Designs
Sample Judges' Score Sheet for Surface Ship Designs
2022 Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition Winning Design
2022-2023 Competition Rules and Requirements Schedule
Entry Applications Due: On or before March 1, 2023
Owner’s Requirements Due: On or before March 1, 2023
Designs Submitted: On or before May 31, 2023
Winning Teams Notified: August 15, 2023
Awards Announced and Presented: September 27-29, 2023
Designs received after the May 31, 2023 deadline will not be judged nor considered for an award.
Individuals or teams intending to enter a design in the competition are urged to submit an Entry Form online prior to starting work to.
The completed design report must be submitted via email to Patrick Naughton at email@example.com and SNAME at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before May 31, 2023.
First Place - Universidad Tecnológica Nacional: Patricio "Pato" Duhalde and Enrique Luis Liccardi Sañudo
Second Place - Webb Institute: George Hambleton, Nathaniel Phillips, Erin Postma, and Mark Reed
Third Place - Webb Institute: Victoria Kim, Alexander Lytle, Lorenzo Pensabene, and Natalie Webb
First Place - Webb Institute: Nick Chisari, Calder Hartigan, and Alexander Minh Tran
Second Place - SUNY Maritime College: Tanner Georgelos, Konrad Biedermann, Joseph Behr, and Jonathan Nelson
Third Place - Alexandria University: Zachary Peter Zachary Kelada, Ahmed Mohammed Mohammed Ahmed Elkadi, Mostafa Ahmed Abdellah Tantawy, Shehab Saeed Mohamed Yonis Mohamed, Khaled Mohamed Fathy, and Mohamed Alaa Mohamed Ahmed
First Place (Tie) - SUNY Maritime College: Brandon Hyner, Tyler James, Elizabeth Ann Millicker, Samuel Perez, and Arina Suprunova
First Place (Tie) - Webb Institute: Alexander Bidwell, Oscar Como, Luke Herbermann, and Benjamin Hunt
Third Place - Alexandria University: Zachary Peter Zachary, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed Ahmed, Omnia El-Lakany, Mahmoud Mohamed Gomaa, Nada Gamal Abdelsamad, and Karim Sabry Moursy
|2019||First Place - Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Facultad Regional Buenos Aires: María Esther Junco, Esteban Nicolás Escudero, Ian Carlos Alvarenga Camargo,Juan Cruz Tauterys, and Maximiliano Fabián Mavica
Advisor: Agustín Leandro Ibarra
Second Place - The University of Michigan: Luke C. Brownlow, Jamie S. Demers, Ian C. Ferguson, and Stein J. Housner
First Place (Tie) - Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU): Bjørn Børresen, Tone A. Dale, Andreas Malm Justad, Ingeranne Strøm Nakstad, Ola Gundersen Skåre, and Erik Ferdiand Vinje
First Place (Tie) - Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Facultad Regional Buenos Aires: Martin Jacoby, Nicolás Maslein, Federico Cascon and Ignacio Lozano
|2016||First Place - University of British Columbia: Olekiy Serduy, Vincent Chung, James Cardno, Jaden Jae Young Yoo, Antonio Peralta
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Chris McKesson
Second Place - United States Coast Guard Academy: Kasun Athukorala, Avery Fanning, Matthew Orgill
Third Place (tie) - University of Michigan: Taylor Allen, Andrew Earhart, Robert Emmitt, Mark Parra-Stostrand
Third Place (tie) - Maritime College, State University of New York: Nathan Nelson, Luke Levasseur, Jonathan Nothacker, Donald Flaherty, Stephen Herrington
First Place - University of Michigan: Bradley Olson, Lisa Bergeron, Renee Wiwel, Sean Fabian, Zachary Bayoff
Second Place - United States Coast Guard Academy: James Martin, Lloyd Diaz, Nicholas Couture
Third Place - United States Coast Guard Academy: Karlo Vazquez, Lulu Bellm, Sloane Hecimovich, Corrin Nolin