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Lissa MacVean, a lecturer in civil and environmental engineering, teaches her graduate course outside. Photo by Joseph Xu

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
2020 Alumni Medal awardee Robin White

Robin White receives Michigan Engineering’s highest honor as 2020 Alumni Medal awardee

Distinguished Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering alumnus, Robin White, is honored by the Michigan Engineering Alumni Board|Short Read
Kevin J Maki, Director, Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Maki to take over as Director of Marine Hydro Lab

Effective June 1, 2020, Richard B. Couch Development Professor of Marine Hydrodynamics Kevin Maki will take over as Director for the Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab. |Short Read
Space Research Vessel, Oceanus

Ship design prize goes to space research vessel, Oceanus

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|Medium Read
Maani Ghaffari Jadidi

Maani Ghaffari Jadidi joins NAME faculty as Assistant Professor with joint Robotics appointment

The department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is pleased to welcome Maani Ghaffari Jadidi as Assistant Professor with a joint appointment with the Robotics Institute. |Short Read
REV-1 delivery robot

Delivery robots help Ann Arbor restaurants weather COVID

U-M startup says robotic food deliveries have quadrupled.|Medium Read
The morning sun rises on the Grove at North Campus of the Universities of Michigan

Engineering faculty among Provost’s Teaching Innovative Prizes

Faculty project takes innovative approach to improving student learning.|Short Read
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering Professor Pingsha Dong

Pingsha Dong named ASME Fellow

Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Pingsha Dong has been named as American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow. |Short Read
Major hydrologoical weather event (Hurricane reaching shore)

Yulin Pan awarded MIDAS PODS grant for research predicting hydrological weather extremes

Ashley Payne (CLaSP), Yulin Pan (NAME), and Xun Huan (ME) have been awarded a Propelling Original Data Science (PODS) grant for their project Optimal Design of Data Assimilation for the Prediction of Hydrological Extremes.|Short Read