Automation and Data

The demand for Autonomous and Remotely Operated Underwater and Surface Vehicles as well as for smart shipping technology continues to grow at a rapid rate.

As the automation research and application continues to expand, human interaction with these emerging technologies requires new and creative approaches to navigate a changing world.

Alumni Profile: Vittorio Bichucher (McKinsey & Co.)

The field of robotic is exploding globally and especially at the University of Michigan. This interdisciplinary branch of engineering and science is developing new technologies that can increase both safety and efficiency.

With the advancements in sensor and communications technology, what used to be considered science fiction is now within the realm of possibility. One day soon, look to see remotely monitored autonomous containerships on the world’s waterways.