ASNE Establishes Dr. James A. Lisnyk Memorial Scholarship

The Council of the American Society of Naval Engineers has established the Dr. James A. Lisnyk Memorial Scholarship Program.

Dr. Lisnyk, who was killed in an automobile accident this past August, was a long time member of the Society, having joined in May 1965.

Always active, he chaired the ASNE Day 1977 Technical Papers Committee for which he was presented the ASNE President's Award for 1977. He was a member of the ASNE Council from 1978 to 1980 and at the time of his death was a member of the council of the Society's Flagship Section.

Well known in the naval engineering community, Dr. Lisnyk was a graduate of Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, held a masters degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from MIT and a doctorate in engineering administration from the George Washington University.

His professional experience included positions at the New York Naval Shipyard, the Mobil Oil Company, United States Lines, and lastly he was with Naval Sea Systems Command as deputy director, ship hull engineering group. He was also active in the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers and was a past chairman of their Chesapeake section.

The Dr. James A. Lisnyk Memorial Scholarship Fund has already received its initial contribution and many others are anticipated. All contributions will be welcome, are tax deductible, and may be sent to: Executive-Director, American Society of Naval Engineers, 1452 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 30,  Dec 15, 1984

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