Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.
The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19
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 […]
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering department featured in new film, “Our Oceans, Our Future”
EXPERTS: Featuring the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Our Oceans, Our Future, explores the critical issues affecting our oceans, and the work being done by marine professionals worldwide for a brighter future. Premiering today at the Royal Institution of London is Our Oceans, Our Future, an IMarEST & ITN Productions film, showcasing stories […]
Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement
Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.
Mining soundwaves: Researchers unlock new data in sonar signals
“Acoustic fields are unexpectedly richer in information than is typically thought.”
RobotX: UM Team prepares autonomous boat for competition in Hawaii
Without human intervention or remote control assistance, 19 teams from 6 countries will meet this December to compete in the Maritime RobotX Challenge.
Assistant Professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson receives Henry Russel Award
EXPERTS: Johnson-Roberson is one of four UM faculty members selected to receive a Henry Russel Award for 2019. The Award is one of the university’s highest honors for junior faculty members. Johnson-Roberson, considered the top underwater roboticist of his generation of researchers, joined the university in 2013. He is a world leader in the development […]
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.