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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.|Short Read
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Tracking ocean microplastics from space

Satellites give new insights on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, plus sources and flows of ocean microplastic.|Medium Read
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Professor Steven Ceccio honored by ASME

Steven Ceccio, the Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor of Engineering and the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan College of Engineering, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Fluids Engineering Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). |Short Read
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Provost’s Teaching Innovation Prize for new robotics course that focuses on equitable education

An interdisciplinary team of faculty created a new introductory course in robotics that is designed for inclusivity by focusing on linear algebra instead of AP calculus, opening it up to freshman students with a broad mathematical background.|Short Read
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David Dowling named interim chair of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department

Professor David Dowling assumes the role of interim chair of the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering department|Short Read
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Yulin Pan recipient of 2020-2021 NAME Outstanding Faculty Award

Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering has been named the 2020-2021 NAME Department Outstanding Faculty recipient|Short Read
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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. |Short Read
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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.|Short Read
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Caution and connection in in-person classes during COVID-19

Faculty members and students share their perspectives.|Medium Read
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Former Chief Naval Architect of US Navy wins 2020 Alumni Medal

Distinguished Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering alumnus, Robin White, is honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board.|Short Read

The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19

Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.|Medium Read
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Navatek opens Ann Arbor office, partners with U-M to conduct naval research for data-model fusion

U-M’s Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) enters partnership with one of the nation’s most innovative research & technology firms, Navatek LLC, to advance research in the area of data-model fusion for future naval platform design and operation.|Medium Read