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Regents approve appointment of Professor Steven L. Ceccio as faculty chair

The dean and the Executive Committee of the College of Engineering have named Steven L. Ceccio as the Vincent T. and Gloria M. Gorguze Professor of Engineering, College of Engineering, effective March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2022.|Short Read
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Mortimer Cooley: More than a mustache

The top 20 things everyone needs to know about the grand old man of Michigan Engineering.|Medium Read
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Eustice named to state autonomous vehicle panel

A leading autonomous vehicle researcher has been selected to help guide the state’s advanced mobility policy.|Short Read
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Jing Sun named chair of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

On the faculty since 2003, Jing Sun, Michael G. Parsons Collegiate Professor, has been named as Chair of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department. |Medium Read
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Friedman-Kohler gift honors late father

In honor of her father, the late Aaron Friedman, Barbara Friedman-Kohler (BS Design '73), her husband, and two sons (both Michigan alumni) have generously provided a gift to support the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department facilities.|Short Read
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The naval tow tank: quite the attraction

Built into the West Engineering Building in 1904, the Physical Model Basin was the first of its kind.|Medium Read
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Lunsford bequests NAME scholarship

Everett Lunsford (BSE NAME '71) has documented his intention to endow the Everett P. Lunsford Scholarship Fund via bequest. Once established, this fund will provide scholarship support to undergraduates in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.|Short Read
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Wringing power from water

In a milestone that took more than a decade to reach, the Vortex Hydro Energy team is testing the first commercial-scale prototype of a device designed to generate electricity from slow-moving river and ocean currents. |Short Read
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Toyota Research Institute partners with U-M to accelerate artificial intelligence research

$22 million investment to begin research collaborations focused on autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics projects.|Medium Read
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New Toyota autonomous vehicle hub boosts region’s leadership in transforming mobility

In a step that bolsters the region’s strong driverless technology development ecosystem, U-M will be collaborating with Toyota to establish an autonomous vehicle research base in Ann Arbor.|Short Read
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3D-printed strain sensors could spot damage aboard ships

A 3D printable strain sensor developed by University of Michigan researchers could provide the U.S. Navy and commercial shippers with a more accurate, less expensive way to assess damage to their vessels, helping to keep sailors safe in the aftermath of an attack, storm or other incident.|Medium Read
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SAS ship monitoring sensor

Michigan researchers have designed a simple mechanical sensor that can precisely measure strain on a ship's hull, predicting structural failures before they occur.|Short Read