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.”
Wenqing Zhou wins SAE Henry O. Fuchs Student Award
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.
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.
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.
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.
The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19
Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.
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.
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 […]
Offshore oil and gas platforms release more methane than previously estimated
Aerial sampling offers a new look at escaping gases that contribute to global climate change.
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 […]
Katherine Skinner joins NAME department as Assistant Professor
EXPERTS: Katherine Skinner has accepted the offer of Assistant Professor and will join the faculty in September of 2021. Katherine Skinner received a B.S.E. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a Certificate in Applications of Computing from Princeton University in 2014, an M.S. in Robotics from the University of Michigan in 2016, and a PhD […]