Four NAME undergraduate students were invited by the Dean of the College of Engineering to represent the University of Michigan at the 11th Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference (NASEC), held 6-8 November 2022 in Annapolis, Maryland. This year’s conference, titled Powering the Modern World, is organized around the themes of Energy and Sustainability. Delegates […]
Honors and Awards
NAME students present research at Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference
Professor Mahesh receives named professorship
Krishan Mahesh has been named the Richard B. Couch Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering effective October 1, 2022, through September 20, 2027. The appointment was approved by the Regents at their September meeting. Mahesh joined the NAME department in August from the University of Minnesota, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics. His research […]
2022 Leaders and Honors Award Recipients
Students Ashleigh Simonis and Alexander Hrabski are the 2022 NAME Leaders and Honors Award recipients by Michigan Engineering for their distinguished academic achievement.
Professor Dong appointed Collegiate Professor of Engineering
Pingsha Dong has been appointed as the Robert F. Beck Collegiate Professor of Engineering effective March 1st, 2022 through February 28th, 2027.
Wenqing Zhou wins SAE Henry O. Fuchs Student Award
Ph.D. student Wenqing Zhou has been awarded the 2021 SAE Henry O. Fuchs Student Award by the SAE Fatigue Design Evaluation Committee for his Ph.D. thesis “Modeling of Welding-Induced Distortion Effects of Lightweight Shipboard Structures.”
Professor Steven Ceccio honored by ASME
Steven Ceccio, the Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor of Engineering and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Fluids Engineering Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
David Dowling receives ASME Per Bruel Gold Medal
EXPERTS: David Dowling received the ASME Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics “for the pioneering development of novel and robust techniques for remote focusing of acoustic waves, and remote localization and characterization of sound sources in complicated, noisy and imperfectly known environments.” The medal recognizes eminent achievement and extraordinary merit in the […]
Jing Sun named National Academy of Inventors Fellow
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Department Chair Jing Sun has been named to the 2018 class of Fellows for the National Academy of Inventors.
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
Pingsha Dong named ASME Fellow
EXPERTS: Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Pingsha Dong has been named as American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow. The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements. A Fellow, one who has attained a membership grade of distinction, at the time […]
Yulin Pan awarded MIDAS PODS grant for research predicting hydrological weather extremes
EXPERTS: Ashley Payne (CLaSP), Yulin Pan (NAME), and Xun Huan (ME) have been awarded a Propelling Original Data Science (PODS) grant for their project Optimal Design of Data Assimilation for the Prediction of Hydrological Extremes. The Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) announced today the awardees of its first round of Propelling Original Data Science […]
Keane receives Jimmie Hamilton/Frank Law Awards from American Society of Naval Engineers
Robert J Keane, Jr. (NAME MSE ’70) has received multiple awards from the American Society of Naval Engineers. For the second straight year, Bob Keane has received the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Jimmie Hamilton Award for the best peer-reviewed paper “Rapid Warship Acquisition: A Case for Fundamental Change in Design and Acquisition Policy” […]
Visintainer of Ford Motor named 2019 NAME Alumni Merit Awardee
Randal (Randy) Visintainer has been named the 2019 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Alumni Department Merit Awardee. Randy Visintainer a 1986 NAME graduate and currently serves as Chief Technical Officer for Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC at Ford Motor Company where he leads a global team responsible for driving autonomous vehicle research and development. Visintainer was […]
Professor Dong wins 2019 Comfort A. Adams Lecture Award
EXPERTS: Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Professor Pingsha Dong has received the 2019 Comfort A. Adams Lecture Award by the American Welding Society. The American Welding Society awards the Comfort A. Adams Lecture Award annually in honor of their Founder and First President to an outstanding scientist or engineering whose lecture presents some new and […]
Steven Byle wins Rosenblatt Award
Steven Byle (NAME BSE ’91) was honored at the SNAME Annual Banquet as the 2018 Rosenblatt-Michigan Awardee for his transformative contributions to our department’s future. Fellow NAME alumnus and friend of Byles, Constance Savander, said it best when presenting the award. “This evening, Steven will receive the 2018 Rosenblatt-Michigan Award for outstanding professional achievements. This […]
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers honors U-M Alums
SMC 2018 is where SNAME honors and recognizes those members who have made outstanding contributions to SNAME and the maritime industry. This year, two U-M Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering alums take home high honors. The David W. Taylor Medal is awarded by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineering Awards Committee annually for […]