“NAME grads are responsible for building offshore structures, doing undersea pipelines, cabling, harbors. There’s just a huge breadth of influence.”
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
New NAME chair aims to spark growth, convey the breadth of the discipline to new students
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.
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.
Delivery robots help Ann Arbor restaurants weather COVID
U-M startup says robotic food deliveries have quadrupled.
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
Former Chief Naval Architect of US Navy wins 2020 Alumni Medal
Distinguished Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering alumnus, Robin White, is honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.
The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19
Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.
How donors are enabling research
With formidable challenges and the future changing fast, NAME aims to stay adaptable.
Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement
Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.
Michigan RobotX team finds camaraderie in competition
Tough weather and technical challenges brought teams together.
Mining soundwaves: Researchers unlock new data in sonar signals
“Acoustic fields are unexpectedly richer in information than is typically thought.”
2017 Peachman lecture: Future ship, offshore and nautical research
Since 2011, Dr. Bas Buchner has been the president of MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands), the largest independent maritime research institute in the world.
Swim with the robots, U-M on the Great Lakes
With a customized Iver 3 underwater drone, the Deep Robotic Optical Perception (DROP) Lab have a new set of underwater eyes that provide a window into the health of the world’s lakes and oceans.
Quarterdeck Society: afloat since 1905
The Indoor Yacht Club gets a new name…and endures.
Ship shape: the design that shook the world
The bulbous bow, the punched card, and a new direction in ship design.
Mortimer Cooley: More than a mustache
The top 20 things everyone needs to know about the grand old man of Michigan Engineering.