By Associate Professor of Engineering Practice Thomas McKenney As a newly appointed Associate Professor of Engineering Practice, my goal is to help strengthen the collaborative bridge between academia and the maritime industry to maximize global impact. The decarbonization of the maritime sector represents a pressing challenge of our time, necessitating both collaboration and education to […]
Opinion: Collaboration and education key to addressing the maritime decarbonization challenge
Professor Zuo named Herbert Sadler Collegiate Professor
Lei Zuo has been named the Herbert C. Sadler Collegiate Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in a ceremony on November 15th where he presented a lecture; Growth and Opportunities of Marine Enginery and the Blue Economy. Zuo joined the department in August 2022 from Virginia Tech where he was the Robert E. Hord […]
Cryo Genesis ship design wins the Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition
Zero emissions liquid hydrogen tanker wins SNAME ship design award.
Professor Lei Zuo appointed Collegiate Professor of Engineering
Lei Zuo has been appointed as the Herbert C. Sadler Collegiate Professor of Engineering for a 5-year term effective March 1st, 2023. The Herbert C. Sadler Collegiate Professorship in Engineering was established in February 2023 to honor Herbert C. Sadler, the University’s first Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, who supervised the design and […]
NAME students present research at Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference
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 […]
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Professor Collette responds to Biden administration support of the Jones Act
The American maritime industry has been quick to applaud President Biden’s recent reaffirmation of support for the Jones Act. Associate Professor Matthew Collette of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering discusses the ramifications of the new administration’s support.
UM researchers awarded $3.9M for transformational energy technology
The University of Michigan announced today that it was awarded $3.9 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The funding will be used to harvest hydrokinetic energy using reconfigurable high-efficiency marine micro-turbines.
2017 Peachman lecture: Future ship, offshore and nautical research
Since 2011, Dr. Bas Buchner has been the president of MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands), the largest independent maritime research institute in the world.