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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
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NAME hires new faculty members McCoy and Pan

The NAME department has hired two new faculty members. Professor of Practice Dr. Timothy McCoy and Assistant Professor Yulin Pan will begin September 1.|Short Read
Ensign Samuel Fuchs, USN, Ensign Colton Gerber, USN, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Warren Noone, USNR (ret), Ensign Jackson Wireman, USN, Ensign Joseph Donohue, USN

NAME students commissioned as officers in the U.S. Navy

Four naval architecture and marine engineering students and ROTC Midshipmen were commissioned as Officers in the United States Navy on Friday, April 27th in Ann Arbor.|Short Read
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Team Dingo wins 2018 Ackles Design Prize in NA 475

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. |Short Read
The newly renovated and renamed Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab opened its doors to the public on Central Campus in Ann Arbor, M

Historic Marine Hydrodynamic Lab gets makeover and new name

The 112-year-old “tow tank” in West Hall recently got a fresh face and a new name through a renovation project ending this month. Built in 1904, the testing basin was the first University-affiliated facility of its kind in the United States and is still the largest.|Medium Read
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