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

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Mark Groden and Yan Liu, NAME Graduate Student Research Assistants, work in the Marine Structures Design Laboratory on the Central Campus of the University of Michigan on May 13, 2016.

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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.

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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.

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The ABS Endowed University Chair Series highlights ABS university partnerships. In this video, ABS Professor of Marine and Offshore Design Performance Armin W. Troesch describes how his work with ABS is empowering the next generation of naval architects and marine engineers at the University of Michigan.