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SNAME Life Fellow, Robert G. Keane, Jr. to Receive National Academy of Sciences Award: Gibbs Brothers Medal 

01-19-2012 04:20 PM

The National Academy of Sciences announced today that “Robert G. Keane Jr., president of Ship Design USA Inc., will receive the Gibbs Brothers Medal. Keane is being honored for continued excellence as a naval architect over many years, exemplified by the outstanding naval warships that he had a major part in designing, helping to make the U.S. Navy the most powerful in the world. Established by bequest of William Francis Gibbs and Frederic H. Gibbs, the medal recognizing outstanding contributions in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering is presented with a $20,000 prize.” The full press release from the National Academies is available online at:


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