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Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.|Medium Read
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Professor Pingsha Dong

Professor Dong wins 2019 Comfort A. Adams Lecture Award

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Professor Pingsha Dong has received the 2019 Comfort A. Adams Lecture Award by the American Welding Society|Short Read
The Michigan RobotX team competed in the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge in Honolulu on Dec. 8-15. Photo: Michigan RobotX

Michigan RobotX team finds camaraderie in competition

Tough weather and technical challenges brought teams together.|Short Read
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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. |Short Read
Mangelson launches autonomous vehicle

Speaking like dolphins, a robot fleet takes on underwater tasks

Robot teams could inspect pipelines, dams, ships and more|Medium Read
Sound wave visualization. Getty Images.

Mining soundwaves: Researchers unlock new data in sonar signals

“Acoustic fields are unexpectedly richer in information than is typically thought.”|Medium Read
Satinder Singh Baveja

Toyota funds professorship in AI at U-Michigan

The new $2.5 million endowment to support a professorship is the second U-M sponsorship from Toyota|Medium Read
Model of Hughes Glomar Explorer at the Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab

How UM Alumni helped salvage a Soviet submarine at the height of the Cold War

The true story of how the CIA stole a sunken Russian submarine from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean at the height of the Cold War without anybody finding out. And the NAME alumni who made it happen. |Medium Read
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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. |Short Read
Wave Adaptive Modular Vessel

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. |Medium Read
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August Sturm named to Inter-Collegiate All-American Sailing Team

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named August Sturm (San Diego, Calif.), Junior, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering to its 2017-18 All-Academic Sailing Team. |Short Read
Matthew Johnson-Roberson, assistant professor of naval architecture and marine engineering, and of electrical engineering and computer science, College of Engineering.

Assistant Professor Matthew Johnson-Roberson receives Henry Russel Award

Johnson-Roberson is one of four UM faculty members selected to receive a Henry Russel Award for 2019. The Award is one of the university’s highest honors for junior faculty members.|Short Read