Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has announced that Chris Biernat has joined its New Orleans office as a Naval Architect IV. Chris is a recent graduate of the University of New Orleans. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering and is currently pursuing his Master's degree at UNO in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
EBDG also announces that two employees achieved Professional Engineer status. Naval Architect, Matt Wichgers earned his PE in Mechanical Engineering (WA). Taylor Herinckx, who already holds a PE in Naval Architecture, earned a PE in Electrical Engineering (WA). EBDG believes strongly in PE status and encourages and supports it staff in achieving this goal. To date, over one-third of EBDG staff members hold PE status.