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NA 340 Rolling Ball Challenge

Marine Dynamics class gets hands on experience

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. |Medium Read
A photograph of Matthew Johnson-Roberson, Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, working with a underwater robot arm system.

2018 Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award goes to Matthew Johnson-Roberson

Assistant Professor, Matthew Johnson-Roberson has received the 2017-2018 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department Outstanding Faculty Award.|Short Read
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Ashish D. and Norma J. Sarkar Engineering Scholarship Fund endowed

The scholarship fund will provide need-based support to undergraduate students.|Short Read
Winning Team members Samuel Edwards, Nicholas English, Clay Kane, Jessica Reid, and Matthew Shirmann after winning the 2017 Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition

Students shine at international ship design competition

Claiming 1st place prize four times in the past seven years in the Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition, University of Michigan students prove they are the ones to beat. |Long Read
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Professor Beck wins Linnard Prize at SNAME

Professor Robert F. Beck of the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department and Arthur M. Reed of the U.S. Navy were awarded the American Bureau of Shipping Captain Joseph H. Linnard Prize at the SNAME Annual Meeting. |Short Read

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.|Short Read
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Swim with the robots, U-M on the Great Lakes

With a customized Iver 3 underwater drone, the Deep Robotic Optical Perception (DROP) Lab have a new set of underwater eyes that provide a window into the health of the world's lakes and oceans.|Short Read
Cassie robot takes her first steps

Latest two-legged walking robot arrives at Michigan

Built to handle falls, and with two extra motors in each leg, the new robot will help U-M roboticists take independent robotic walking to a whole new level.|Medium Read
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Longtime champion of NAME department, Stephen Kemp, passes away

Stephen Kemp (BSE 1969 NAME) has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on June 11, 2017 at his home in Whitemore Lake, Michigan. |Medium Read

Beyster Collections showcase a lifetime of ideas from U-M alum

Three permanent exhibits on U-M's North Campus pay tribute to the achievements of Michigan Engineer J. Robert Beyster|Medium Read
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Five faculty honored for increasing women’s participation in computing

A team of NAME and EECS faculty have been awarded with a Second Place Excellence in Promoting Women in Undergraduate Computing Award.|Medium Read
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NAME professor and students awarded Royal Institution of Naval Architects prize

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects have presented the David Goodrich Prize to Associate Professor Dave Singer and Ph.D. students, Austin Kana & Colin Shields for presenting the best paper at the 2016 Warships Conference, "Why is Naval Design Decision-Making So Difficult?"|Short Read