Lei Zuo has been appointed as the Herbert C. Sadler Collegiate Professor of Engineering for a 5-year term effective March 1st, 2023. The Herbert C. Sadler Collegiate Professorship in Engineering was established in February 2023 to honor Herbert C. Sadler, the University’s first Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, who supervised the design and […]
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Professor Lei Zuo appointed Collegiate Professor of Engineering
Regents approve appointment of Professor David R. Dowling as ABS faculty chair
The Regents have approved the appointment of David R. Dowling as the ABS Professor of Marine and Offshore Design Performance, for a five-year renewable term, effective February 1, 2023, through January 31, 2028.
Senior hires stand out in an impressive year for faculty hiring
The cohort of 36 new tenured and tenure-track faculty includes 11 faculty hired at the rank of professor or associate professor.
Professor Mahesh receives named professorship
Krishan Mahesh has been named the Richard B. Couch Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering effective October 1, 2022, through September 20, 2027. The appointment was approved by the Regents at their September meeting. Mahesh joined the NAME department in August from the University of Minnesota, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics. His research […]
GSRA Jia Mi joins NAME with accolades
Mi recently joined the NAME department with new faculty member Lei Zuo and is already receiving recognition for his work.
Students test a Michigan marine oddity
Thought to be the first all-steel metal pleasure-craft, the Aha was built in 1891 by lumber baron and inventor Ephraim Shay and operated on Little Traverse Bay until the 1930s.
Professor McCoy establishes first of its kind Marine Engineering Lab
Professor Tim McCoy has established the first-of-its-kind multi-physics hardware lab dedicated to marine engineering systems in the United States for his project, Data Model Fusion: Design, Experiments, and Frameworks for Surface Platforms.
Lecturer Lesa Begley joins NAME
Lesa Begley has joined the NAME Department as a new lecturer, joining lecturer Laura Alford as co-instructor in ENG 101 teaching duties. Begley came to the University of Michigan as an undergraduate in 1996 to study microbiology and immediately connected with the culture of both the University and Ann Arbor. After completing her Bachelor’s degree […]
NAME department hires 3 new faculty
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.
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.”
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.”
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).
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.