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.
From left to right: Nick Chisari, Calder Hartigan, and Alexander Minh Tran
Advisor: Prof. Bradley D. M. Golden
for their project
"120 Meter Livestock Carrier Concept Design"
From left to right: Tanner Georgelos, Konrad Biedermann, Joseph Behr, and Jonathan Nelson
Advisor: Prof. Charles J. Munsch
SUNY Maritime College
for their project
"VLCC Crude Oil Tanker"
From left to right: 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
Advisors: Prof. Mohamed Morsy El-Gohary and Prof. Heba Wael Leheta
for their project
"Ocean-going 160m Offshore Support Vessel"
Sample Entry Documents
2021-2022 Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition Rules and Entry Form
Sample Owner's Requirements
Sample Final Report Certification
Sample Judges' Score Sheet for Submarine Designs
2021-2022 Competition Rules and Requirements Schedule
Entry Applications Due: On or before March 1, 2022
Owner’s Requirements Due: On or before March 1, 2022
Designs Submitted: On or before May 31, 2022
Winning Teams Notified: August 15, 2022
Awards Announced and Presented: September 27-29, 2022
Designs received after the May 31, 2022 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 in hard copy or pdf form prior to starting work to:
Mr. Patrick Naughton
Gibbs & Cox Inc.
2711 Richmond HWY, Suite 1000
Arlington, VA 22202
The completed design report must be submitted via email, or by CD to one of the above addresses on or before May 31, 2022. Hard copies will be accepted but are discouraged.
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