for Advanced Study in Ship Design, Building and Operations
Past President Arthur Jacob Haskell has been a member of SNAME since 1953. Under his leadership as President the Society broadened its horizons and held its first Annual Meeting outside New York City (1990 in San Francisco). His career accomplishments and contributions to the Society have been recognized through his status as a Fellow Member, and his 1995 receipt of the Jerry Land Medal. He is currently retired, living in Oakland, California.
A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Mr. Haskell received a professional degree in Naval Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Following his service in the US Navy and other employment, Mr. Haskell joined Matson Navigation Company in 1964 as a Project Engineer and was named Vice-President Engineering and Marine Operations in 1970. His leadership was essential to Matson's major containership conversion and building program. The HAWAIIAN ENTERPRISE, HAWAIIAN PROGRESS, LURLINE, MATSONIA, MAUI, KAUAI, and ROBERT J. PFEIFFER are among the ships built and/or reconstructed under his direction.
The Haskell Scholarship is part of the SNAME Graduate Scholarships Progam, and open to U.S., Canadian and International applicants who are SNAME members. Awards are made for one year of study leading to a Master’s Degree in naval architecture, marine engineering, ocean engineering or in other fields directly related to the maritime industry. Applicants must not receive their Master's Degree prior to September 1st of the academic year for which the scholarship applies.
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