Thursday, September 3, 2020

Foreship appoints NAME graduate Benjamin Sward as President

Leading naval architecture and marine engineering company Foreship Ltd has appointed Benjamin Sward as President of Foreship LLC to take responsibility for the company’s U.S. activities, their growth and a renewed pursuit of opportunities in the commercial shipping and offshore sectors.

In the News Thursday, August 20, 2020

In developing robot warships, US Navy wants to avoid another littoral combat ship

“Some very basic questions still need to be answered about how a large unmanned, or lightly manned, surface vessel might work.” Associate Professor Matthew Collette discusses the future of robot warships.

In the News Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Engineering grad’s passion is creating things that help the world

In the News Tuesday, March 10, 2020

T&T Salvage to Remove Shipwreck Off Coast of Georgia

Baltimore-bound Golden Ray cargo ship capsized near the Port of Brunswick while heading out to sea off the coast of Georgia.

In the News Friday, January 24, 2020

Adam Cove named to Sail America Board of Directors

Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry, has added three new members to its 2020 board of directors: Adam Cove, Edson; Tim Finkle, RCR Yachts; and Margriet Mitchell, Beneteau America/Prestige Yachts.

In the News Monday, January 20, 2020

Spock versus the volcano

A team of scientists and engineers are headed to an active volcano site as part of a NASA-funded program that will attempt to answer a number of key questions: What can the organisms living in the extremes of this dark and chemical-laden underworld tell us about life on Earth and beyond? Are there signs of geohazards down there that may help predict the next eruption? And to what extent can we hand over the decision-making to ocean robots and let them explore without human control?

Mashable Thursday, December 12, 2019

Off the sidewalk and into the bike lane: Autonomous delivery bot brings lunch orders

Refraction AI launched lunch service in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Thursday with its fleet of REV-1 delivery robots only about a year after the company first formed. Its co-founders are robotics professors at the nearby University of Michigan.

In the News Thursday, December 12, 2019

Refraction launches robotic lunch delivery in Ann Arbor

Less than six months after Refraction came out of stealth mode, the robotics startup is launching its first food delivery service, for residents of Ann Arbor, Michigan, according to a statement released on Dec. 12.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Refraction Launches Robotic Lunch Delivery in Ann Arbor, MI

Given that we’ve already seen Refraction AI‘s REV-1 autonomous delivery vehicle tackle the snow covered roads of Ann Arbor, MI, it’s not really a surprise that the company announced today — in the middle of December — that it will start delivering lunches to people who don’t want to brave the cold. Thursday, December 12, 2019

Self-driving food delivery service launches in Ann Arbor

Robotic food delivery is now available in Ann Arbor.

Refraction AI has long been working on the Rev-1, a self-driving robot that delivers food from restaurants to customers, and the Ann Arbor-based company is launching the service to the public Thursday.