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 […]
NAME students present research at Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference
The ocean is full of tiny plastic particles – we found a way to track them with satellites
In The Conversation, Chris Ruf explains how CYGNSS can find the source ocean microplastics and aid in future clean up.
Shipping is tough on the climate and hard to clean up – these innovations can help cut emissions
In The Conversation, NAME Chair Jing Sun explains some of the fuels and technology that could improve shipping sustainability in the future.
Tracking ocean microplastics from space
Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.
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.