The Department of Naval Architecture (DoNA), which was established in 1960 as one of the founding department in Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS), has long contributed to Indonesian maritime industries through development of professional naval architects and research in naval architecture field. DoNA provides a comprehensive higher education in naval architecture based on a solid working knowledge of all the basic engineering skills. The department is the oldest naval architecture department in the region (ASEAN) and has obtained a "A" grade from the National Accreditation Board of Higher Education (BAN PT).
The curriculum of our department is intended to provide students with a broad knowledge of ship science, to develop creativity and analytical skills through study of subjects in the areas of mathematics, fluid and solid mechanics, design theory, and interdisciplinary theories within engineering field. The curriculum is not only includes major engineering disciplines such as fluid mecanamics, structural mechanics, design, and information technologies, but also management and production systems as well as regulatory frame work in marine industries.
The Departmental facilities include a ship model basin with towing carriages, structural test equipment, production workshop, design studio room, and abundant computer facilities and software all of which offer a variety of opportunities for practical experience. DoNA provides the students with a place where they congregate with academics and are supported by professional academic staff, buildings and equipment, to engage in the creation and dissemination of knowledge, the facilitation of learning and the inculcation of skills. The lecturers of our department participate in many research projects ranging from governments and industries, and play the role of technical advisors to various special organizations related to shipbuilding and shipping industries. More Facilities
Graduates of the department acquire the scientific and technological knowledge and skills in Naval Architecture field during their studies, that enables them to successfully offer their services in the Shipbuilding and Shipping Industries, Oil and Gas Industries, Classification Societies, and at key positions in Government Authorities, Regulatory Bodies, Financial Institution and Banks, Insurance. Alumni's Testimony