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
Ship design prize goes to space research vessel, Oceanus
RobotX: UM Team prepares autonomous boat for competition in Hawaii
Without human intervention or remote control assistance, 19 teams from 6 countries will meet this December to compete in the Maritime RobotX Challenge.
Team Dingo wins 2018 Ackles Design Prize in NA 475
EXPERTS: Student team Dingo (Joseph Carraway, Samuel Fuchs, Caleb Irvin, Kristina Satullo, Joseph Van Houten) has been awarded the Ackles Design Prize in their NA 475 Senior Capstone Course for their design of a high-speed military insertion vessel. Dingo is a stealth marine insertion vessel. It has dimensions small enough to fit into the cargo […]
Marine Dynamics class gets hands on experience
EXPERTS: Professor Troesch’s NA 340 Marine Dynamics class recently held a friendly competition. The goal: Choose a ball. Set it on a moving track. Figure out how to keep it there longer than your peers. Professor Troesch wasn’t certain whether his students sleep deprived and eager for Spring Break, would give his new Rolling Ball […]