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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
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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Steven Byle wins Rosenblatt Award

Steven Byle (NAME BSE '91) was honored at the SNAME Annual Banquet as the 2018 Rosenblatt-Michigan Awardee for his transformative contributions to our department's future. |Short 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
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August Sturm named to Inter-Collegiate All-American Sailing Team

The Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) has named August Sturm (San Diego, Calif.), Junior, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering to its 2017-18 All-Academic Sailing Team. |Short Read
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