The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers is an internationally recognized nonprofit, technical, professional society of individual members serving the maritime and offshore industries and their suppliers. SNAME is dedicated to advancing the art, science and practice of naval architecture, shipbuilding and marine engineering, encouraging the exchange and recording of information, sponsoring applied research, offering career guidance and supporting education, and enhancing the professional status and integrity of its membership.

The Society’s scope includes all aspects of research, production, maintenance and operation of ships, submersibles, yachts, boats, offshore and ocean bottom structures, hydrofoils and surface effect ships. It administers and supports an extensive Technical and Research (T&R) Program involving over 1,000 individuals as voluntary members and permanent staff in cooperation with government and regulatory agencies, scientific and research laboratories, academic institutions, and the marine industry. Founded in 1893, the Society comprises over 10,000 individuals throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. Membership is open to all qualified applicants in or associated with the maritime, offshore, and small craft industries.

For more information on SNAME visit www.sname.org

SNAME Texas Section 

Texas Section is one of the largest section in SNAME with over 900 members, clearly living upto the norm of “everything is big in Texas”. Being located in Oil and Gas capital of the world the activities of the section largely caters to the oil and gas industry. The section due to it activities and size is among the Super Sections in SNAME. Apart from holding monthly luncheons the section also hosts YP events, OTC Mentor for a Day and annual offshore symposium.

The section members are offered the following benefits:

  • Monthly luncheon meetings
  • Annual offshore symposium
  • YP (young professionals)
  • Student Sections
  • SNAME OTC committee
  • OTC Mentor-For-a-Day (MFAD) program
  • Annual Social

Meet the Current Texas Section Officers in the Leadership page

For more details on Texas section activities please visit Texas Section

To become a member visit Become a Member