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James Gose poses with a submarine model

How donors are enabling research

With formidable challenges and the future changing fast, NAME aims to stay adaptable.|Medium Read
Brick Elementary School students visit the Aaron Friedman Marine Hydrodynamics Lab

Students test Polynesian canoe models in the UM wave tank

Fifth graders from Brick Elementary School visited the Marine Hydrodynamics Lab to test their Hōkūleʻa styled canoe models in the Wind Wave tank. |Short Read
Man stepping over puddle in rain

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
Department Chair, Jing Sun Department: NAME

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