Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)
The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers was organized to advance the art, science, and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding, and marine engineering. SNAME members design and build ships, boats, waterborne crafts, and marine platforms of all kinds around the world. They perform research and publish findings through the Technical and Research Program. SNAME also provides a robust collegial organization for practitioners, educators, and students of the maritime arts and sciences.