The department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering has added three new faculty to its ranks. The search focused on candidates with research interests in any aspect(s) of naval architecture and marine engineering, including disciplines relevant to the blue economy such as ocean energy and marine-environmental engineering.
NAME department hires 3 new faculty
2022 Leaders and Honors Award Recipients
Students Ashleigh Simonis and Alexander Hrabski are the 2022 NAME Leaders and Honors Award recipients by Michigan Engineering for their distinguished academic achievement.
Professor Dong appointed Collegiate Professor of Engineering
Pingsha Dong has been appointed as the Robert F. Beck Collegiate Professor of Engineering effective March 1st, 2022 through February 28th, 2027.
Wenqing Zhou wins SAE Henry O. Fuchs Student Award
Ph.D. student Wenqing Zhou has been awarded the 2021 SAE Henry O. Fuchs Student Award by the SAE Fatigue Design Evaluation Committee for his Ph.D. thesis “Modeling of Welding-Induced Distortion Effects of Lightweight Shipboard Structures.”
The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites
In The Conversation, Chris Ruf explains how CYGNSS can find the source ocean microplastics and aid in future clean up.
New NAME chair aims to spark growth, convey the breadth of the discipline to new students
“NAME grads are responsible for building offshore structures, doing undersea pipelines, cabling, harbors. There’s just a huge breadth of influence.”
Shipping is tough on the climate and hard to clean up – these innovations can help cut emissions
In The Conversation, NAME Chair Jing Sun explains some of the fuels and technology that could improve shipping sustainability in the future.
Professor Steven Ceccio honored by ASME
Steven Ceccio, the Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor of Engineering and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Fluids Engineering Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.
Black history yet to be written
This past February for Black History Month, NAME celebrated the black naval architects and marine engineers who have gone on from their time here to make their mark on the world. We would be remiss, however, not to look inward for those black naval architects and marine architects honing their craft right now in NAME […]
David Dowling receives ASME Per Bruel Gold Medal
EXPERTS: David Dowling received the ASME Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics “for the pioneering development of novel and robust techniques for remote focusing of acoustic waves, and remote localization and characterization of sound sources in complicated, noisy and imperfectly known environments.” The medal recognizes eminent achievement and extraordinary merit in the […]
Delivery robots help Ann Arbor restaurants weather COVID
U-M startup says robotic food deliveries have quadrupled.
Jing Sun named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Department Chair Jing Sun has been named to the 2018 class of Fellows for the National Academy of Inventors.
David Dowling named interim chair of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department
Professor David Dowling assumes the role of interim chair of the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering department
‘Solving for equity’: A Michigan Robotics course flips the script on engineering ed
ASEE Prism magazine explores how linear algebra could level the playing field.
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Professor Collette responds to Biden administration support of the Jones Act
The American maritime industry has been quick to applaud President Biden’s recent reaffirmation of support for the Jones Act. Associate Professor Matthew Collette of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering discusses the ramifications of the new administration’s support.