|On the 26th of March of the
academic year 2013-2014, the University of Strathclyde SNAME Student Section
got inaugurated. The inauguration consisted of 3 presentations from two
speakers and an informal discussion.
The first two presentations were carried
out by our guest speaker Mr Jerry Banks, a SNAME member for Clyde Consultants.
Mr Banks, firstly, demonstrated on his talk the importance of professional
societies and SNAME, before proceeding to explain the problems faced by the industry
concerning tug boats .
|Following Mr Banks, Naveen Sharma, University
of Strathclyde SNAME Student Section Chair, took the floor. During his talk, he
explained to his attending colleagues the potential benefits that one can gain
through joining the SNAME’s newly founded section and then presented the
society’s event schedule along with its vision and its goals. From all the
topics presented by Naveen, the ‘Leadership Development Program’ was the one
that was met with greatest enthusiasm. This part of the presentation was most
enjoyed with much praise at the way it was delivered.
The last part of the event was an informal discussion between the current committee members, Naveen Vishnu Sharma, Michail Cheliotis and the attending audience. During that time, the committee members explained some topics and answered questions.
In conclusion, the inauguration was met was met with great success and enthusiasm. Lots of SNAME related material was handed out, and the University of Strathclyde SNAME Student section enrolled more than thirty members. It was a successful event for a rapidly developing society.
Written by Michail Cheliotis