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.
Navatek opens Ann Arbor office, partners with U-M to conduct naval research for data-model fusion
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]