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 […]
Professor Mahesh receives named professorship
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.
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.”
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Yulin Pan awarded MIDAS PODS grant for research predicting hydrological weather extremes
EXPERTS: Ashley Payne (CLaSP), Yulin Pan (NAME), and Xun Huan (ME) have been awarded a Propelling Original Data Science (PODS) grant for their project Optimal Design of Data Assimilation for the Prediction of Hydrological Extremes. The Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) announced today the awardees of its first round of Propelling Original Data Science […]
Kevin Maki receives first-of-its-kind professorship
EXPERTS: Kevin Maki has been appointed as the Richard B. Couch Development Professor for Marine Hydrodynamics. Kevin Maki has been appointed as the Richard B. Couch Development Professor for Marine Hydrodynamics, College of Engineering, effective October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2021. This appointment was approved by the Regents at their October meeting. The Richard […]
NAME alumni awarded at 2019 SNAME Maritime Convention
Multiple prominent NAME alumni have been named awardees for this year’s SNAME Maritime Convention. NAME alumni, Jeffrey J. Hough, Richard D’Souza, and Robert G. Keane, Jr. will all receive medals and awards at the upcoming Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Maritime Convention in Tacoma, WA. Hough (NAME BSE ’78, MSE ’79) will receive […]
Keane receives Jimmie Hamilton/Frank Law Awards from American Society of Naval Engineers
Robert J Keane, Jr. (NAME MSE ’70) has received multiple awards from the American Society of Naval Engineers. For the second straight year, Bob Keane has received the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Jimmie Hamilton Award for the best peer-reviewed paper “Rapid Warship Acquisition: A Case for Fundamental Change in Design and Acquisition Policy” […]
Visintainer of Ford Motor named 2019 NAME Alumni Merit Awardee
Randal (Randy) Visintainer has been named the 2019 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Alumni Department Merit Awardee. Randy Visintainer a 1986 NAME graduate and currently serves as Chief Technical Officer for Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC at Ford Motor Company where he leads a global team responsible for driving autonomous vehicle research and development. Visintainer was […]