2018 UoS Symsposium


2nd Annual University of Strathclyde SNAME Symposium

Cathedral Wing, 406a, Glasgow, 16/2/2018


Figure 1 – UoS SNAME Student Section Committee Group photograph at the 2nd Annual University of Strathclyde SNAME Symposium

On Friday the 16th of February, the University of Strathclyde SNAME Student Section organised the 2nd Annual University of Strathclyde SNAME Symposium at Cathedral Wing, 406a in Glasgow. Committee members, Kritonas Dionysiou (Chairman), Nikolaos Koutsodontis (Vice-Chair), Dimitrios Tsevdos (Secretary), Adamantios Stefanidis (Communication Officer), Iliya Vulchev (Treasurer) and Alan Lim (Web-Master) were joined by other SNAME members from around the world.

The event began with the welcome remarks by Dr. Gerasimos Theotokatos, the Deputy Head of the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering at Strathclyde. Soon after Nina Lilley and Keith Lilley (Chair and Vice chair of SNAME WES respectively) continued the event by talking about the membership benefits. DPP_0001.jpg

Figure 2 – Dr. Gerasimos Theotokatos welcome remarks, Cathedral Wing 406a

DPP_0003.jpgThe first presenter of the day was Dr. Jan Otto, technical director of ABS, who shared information about the EEDI Implication from a Design and Verification Prespective.


Finally, Ms. Nina Lilley presented the awards and shortly after that at 17:00, Dr. Andrea Coraddu gave the closing remarks of the event.

28311903_10208899979935426_1164393292_o.jpgComing away from the event, all University of Strathclyde members felt reinvigorated with the maritime industry and Naval Architecture as a profession after meeting many new people of various different backgrounds with a variety of experience and getting to visit the Riverside Museum and the historic Tall Ship.

Special thanks go out to Ms. Nina Lilley and Mr. Keith Lilley for helping the committee to organise and attending themselves the Strathclyde Symposium,
to Dr. Jan Otto van de Kat, Mr. Jonathan Morley, Dr. Rodrigo Perez Fernandez, Mr. Michail Cheliotis, Mr. Naveen Sharma for taking time out of your busy schedule to present to us some invaluable presentations and
to the University of Strathclyde, Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering Department for their generous sponsorship.