Welcome to our new department website!

Welcome to Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Portrait of Jing Sun, NAME department chair. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Hello! Hola! Nǐ hǎo!

Hi, I'm Jing Sun, the NAME department chair. No matter where you hail from, welcome to our community!

Welcome to NAME

Undergraduate Program

Join a program where everyone knows your name.

Best of Both Worlds

Graduate Program

Become part of our small, welcoming community--without sacrificing large university resources.

Become a Leader in the Field

News Stories

more news »

In The News

more news »
Students in NAME 403 learned how to sail and operate components of Areté, a vessel that competes annually in a series of races across the world, on the Detroit River on October 4, 2016.

Support Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

There are many ways for NAME alumni to support the department and the students.

Stay in touch!
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering RobotX Competition

Recent Publications

See why Michigan NAME is one of the top cited naval architecture and marine engineering departments.

Publication List in Michigan Experts
High school students from Clinton HS test their underwater vehicles at the Marine Hydrodynamic Laboratory at the University of Michigan. Students developed their underwater robots for competitions.

Tow Tank Live Feed

Watch testing in the Tow Tank 24/7 with our new live feed cameras.

See the tank!

2017 Peachman Lecture: Future ship, offshore and nautical research Since 2011, Dr. Bas Buchner has been the president of MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands), the largest independent maritime research institute in the world.