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.”
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Wenqing Zhou wins SAE Henry O. Fuchs Student Award
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).
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 […]
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
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.
Yulin Pan recipient of 2020-2021 NAME Outstanding Faculty Award
Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering has been named the 2020-2021 NAME Department Outstanding Faculty recipient
UM researchers awarded $3.9M for transformational energy technology
The University of Michigan announced today that it was awarded $3.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding will be used to harvest hydrokinetic energy using reconfigurable high-efficiency marine micro-turbines.
Navatek opens Ann Arbor office, partners with U-M to conduct naval research for data-model fusion
U-M’s Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) enters partnership with one of the nation’s most innovative research & technology firms, Navatek LLC, to advance research in the area of data-model fusion for future naval platform design and operation.
Robin White receives Michigan Engineering’s highest honor as 2020 Alumni Medal awardee
Distinguished Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering alumnus, Robin White, is honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board Each year, Michigan Engineering honors distinguished alumni as part of Homecoming Weekend. This year, Robin P. White (NAME BSE 1982) has been selected by a committee of alumni and faculty members as the recipient of the […]
Maki to take over as Director of Marine Hydro Lab
EXPERTS: Effective June 1, 2020, Richard B. Couch Development Professor of Marine Hydrodynamics Kevin Maki will take over as Director for the Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab. After more than three years of dedicated and passionate service, Julie Young has decided to move on to focus on research, teaching, and services that are important to […]
Ship design prize goes to space research vessel, Oceanus
The senior capstone final ship design project is a long-held rite of passage for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering students, but this year when COVID changed the status quo, Associate Professor Matthew Collette and his NA 475 students were able to adjust quickly and create a new way to preserve an old tradition
Maani Ghaffari Jadidi joins NAME faculty as Assistant Professor with joint Robotics appointment
EXPERTS: The department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is pleased to welcome Maani Ghaffari Jadidi as Assistant Professor with a joint appointment with the Robotics Institute. Ghaffari received his Ph.D. degree from the Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS), University of Technology Sydney, in 2017. He was previously an Assistant Research Scientist at the U-M […]
Pingsha Dong named ASME Fellow
EXPERTS: Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Pingsha Dong has been named as American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow. The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements. A Fellow, one who has attained a membership grade of distinction, at the time […]
MIDCE Catalyst Grant awarded to Yulin Pan for Ocean Wave Forecast project
EXPERTS: Assistant Professor Yulin Pan has been awarded a MIDCE Catalyst Grant for his Ocean Wave Forecast project. The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery & Engineering (MICDE) Catalyst Grants fund innovative research projects in computational science that combine elements of mathematics, computer science, and cyberinfrastructure. Researcher Yulin Pan (Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering) was awarded […]