Howard Fireman (NAME BSE ‘79, MSE ‘85) and Associate Professor David J. Singer (NAME BSE ‘95, MEng ‘97, IOE MSE ‘01, and NAME PHD ‘03) have been appointed to participate in the Department of the Navy’s newly established Science and Technology Board (DON STB). Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced recently the establishment […]
Fireman/Singer to participate in Navy’s new Science and Technology Board
Professor Lei Zuo appointed Collegiate Professor of Engineering
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 […]
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Microplastic pollution can be spotted from space because its traveling companion alters the roughness of the ocean’s surface.
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.
Q&A: Plastic to metal, steel to aluminum—the future of welding and lightweight vehicles
New techniques for welding very different materials could enable better cars.
NAME students present research at Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference
Four NAME undergraduate students were invited by the Dean of the College of Engineering to represent the University of Michigan at the 11th Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference (NASEC), held 6-8 November 2022 in Annapolis, Maryland. This year’s conference, titled Powering the Modern World, is organized around the themes of Energy and Sustainability. Delegates […]
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.
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.
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.
Delivery robots help Ann Arbor restaurants weather COVID
U-M startup says robotic food deliveries have quadrupled.