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Tim F. Nelick

Assistant Professor of the Practice
Department of Maritime Transportation

"Seafaring is a way of life invested with an elemental moral beauty by the absolute straightforwardness of its appeal and the singleness of its purpose."

- Joseph Conrad
The Secret Sharer

Get To Know Tim F. Nelick

What in your life drew you to your current field of study?

S.S. Genevieve Lykes, 1970, Da Nang, VietNam

What do you hope your students gain from studying or working with you?

A solid background in the fundamentals of vessel structures and ship knowledge, maritime security, and maritime medical care.

What are you passionate about in your personal life?

Honesty and commitment to continual improvement.

Education

B.S. Marine Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1987
B.S. Marine Transportaion, Texas A&M University, 1973

Licenses & Certificates

Master of Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Gross Tons upon Oceans
Chief Engineer of Steam or Motor Vessels of Any Horsepower
Nationally Registered EMT-B

Courses Taught
MART 201: Vessel Structures and Ship Knowledge
MART 401: Maritime Security
MART 498: Maritime Medical Care
Awards & Recognition
2006: Merchant Marine Outstanding Achievement Award, MARAD
1990: Merchant Marine Expeditionary Award, MARAD
U.S. Navy Commendation Medal, USN

Contact Info

Tim F. Nelick
Assistant Professor of the Practice
Department of Maritime Transportation


nelickt@tamug.edu
Phone: +1 (409) 740.4464
Fax: +1 (409) 740.4901

Kirkham Hall, Office 116


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