This past February for Black History Month, NAME celebrated the black naval architects and marine engineers who have gone on from their time here to make their mark on the world. We would be remiss, however, not to look inward for those black naval architects and marine architects honing their craft right now in NAME […]
Black history yet to be written
‘Solving for equity’: A Michigan Robotics course flips the script on engineering ed
ASEE Prism magazine explores how linear algebra could level the playing field.
Ship design prize goes to space research vessel, Oceanus
The senior capstone final ship design project is a long-held rite of passage for Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering students, but this year when COVID changed the status quo, Associate Professor Matthew Collette and his NA 475 students were able to adjust quickly and create a new way to preserve an old tradition
NAME student team takes 2nd place in ship design competition
EXPERTS: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering students to be honored at the 2019 SNAME Maritime Convection for their design of an Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Team Blueship of Luke Brownlow, Jamie Demers, Ian Ferguson, Stein Housener, and Faculty Advisor, Prof. Matthew Collette have taken 2nd place in SNAME’s James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design […]
Michigan RobotX team finds camaraderie in competition
Tough weather and technical challenges brought teams together.
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.
August Sturm named to Inter-Collegiate All-American Sailing Team
The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named August Sturm (San Diego, Calif.), Junior, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering to its 2017-18 All-Academic Sailing Team. The All-Academic Sailing Team recognizes, “collegiate sailors who have achieved excellence in national and inter-conference competition as well as excelling at the highest academic level for the 2017-18 academic year. The […]
Team Dingo wins 2018 Ackles Design Prize in NA 475
EXPERTS: Student team Dingo (Joseph Carraway, Samuel Fuchs, Caleb Irvin, Kristina Satullo, Joseph Van Houten) has been awarded the Ackles Design Prize in their NA 475 Senior Capstone Course for their design of a high-speed military insertion vessel. Dingo is a stealth marine insertion vessel. It has dimensions small enough to fit into the cargo […]
Marine Dynamics class gets hands on experience
EXPERTS: Professor Troesch’s NA 340 Marine Dynamics class recently held a friendly competition. The goal: Choose a ball. Set it on a moving track. Figure out how to keep it there longer than your peers. Professor Troesch wasn’t certain whether his students sleep deprived and eager for Spring Break, would give his new Rolling Ball […]
Students shine at international ship design competition
EXPERTS: Claiming 1st place prize four times in the past seven years in the Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition, University of Michigan students prove they are the ones to beat. Since 2011, when Associate Professor Matthew Collette revamped his Marine Design Team Project course (NA 475), NAME students have consistently earned high […]