naval architecture & Marine engineering
FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS
Our 141-year history, which began with an act of congress authorizing a Navy officer to teach “steam engineering and iron shipbuilding” has grown into a worldwide leader in education and research.
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We train naval architects and marine engineers who lead. Michigan NAME sets the global standard for design and research in every endeavor that touches water.
When he arrived in 1879 to teach shipbuilding, Mortimer E. Cooley, an 1878 Naval Academy graduate, was one of just four professors of engineering at U-M.
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