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Visintainer of Ford Motor named 2019 NAME Alumni Merit Awardee

Randal (Randy) Visintainer has been named the 2019 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Alumni Department Merit Awardee. |Short Read
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NAME student team takes 2nd place in ship design competition

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering students to be honored at the 2019 SNAME Maritime Convection for their design of an Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel.|Medium Read

Katherine Skinner joins NAME department as Assistant Professor

Katherine Skinner has accepted the offer of Assistant Professor and will join the faculty in September of 2021. |Short Read
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Beloved NAME department chair, T Francis Ogilvie, passes away

Thomas (T.) Francis Ogilvie, beloved department chair from 1974-1981, passed away on March 30, at the age of 89. |Medium Read

Jing Sun Elected IFAC Fellow

Jing Sun, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department Chair, has been elected a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). |Short Read
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Charting Our Course

M-SEA: A Vision for the NAME of Tomorrow|Medium Read
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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
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Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.|Medium Read
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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
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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