Summer, Marine Tech and Steamships!
Maritime Display in the Library!
The New England Institute of Technology and the Steamship Historical Society of America (SSHSA) have collaborated to bring you a fascinating display in the NEIT Library, East Greenwich campus. SSHSA is the world’s leading organization dedicated to recording, preserving and disseminating the history of engine-powered vessels. SSHSA is newly located in the former NEIT library, 2500 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886.
This display features the NEIT Marine Technology program and maritime activities with artifacts from the Steamship Historical Society of America and books from the NEIT Library print collection.
Maritime Lecture in the Media Presentation Theater!
Also, save the date, Wednesday, 7/29/15 and come to the Media Presentation Theater at New England Tech to hear Eric Goetz speak on the evolution and history of composite boats. Eric Goetz is a builder of sailing vessels used in the America’s Cup, owner of Goetz Custom Boats, and co-founder of the Resolute Racing Shells Company and Chief Technology Officer at Composite Energy Technologies. Eric has been known throughout his career as a leader in boatbuilding technology and was one of the first builders to use carbon fiber to increase stiffness and remove weight from racing sailing vessels.