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Forbes May 7, 2019

A Visit To Van Dam Custom Boats

A family-owned business, Van Dam Custom Boats was founded by husband and wife Steve and Jean Van Dam. The couple’s eldest son, Ben, is now Van Dam Custom Boats’ President – he literally grew up in the business. Ben got a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan, and has worked at Van Dam ever since.
May 7, 2019

Naval Architect Amanda Dayton keeps Foss on cutting edge of tech

“Naval Architecture offered a variety of career paths in several types of industries, and I found my studies and internships extraordinarily interesting,” said Dayton.
May 7, 2019

Students help at regional SeaPerch competition at UM Natatorium

“We’re trying to show these schools and show theses students and these parents that engineering is an option and, more specifically, there is a future in this other than just ROVs. There are boats, there’s offshore platforms, luxury commercial vessels, subsea energy as well as renewable energy,” Jason Bundoff, staff engineer in research with the department that supported the event, said.
May 7, 2019

Lauren Garrett, NAME Alumnus, running for mayor of Hamden, Connecticut

A political up-and-comer is vying for the town’s top position. Councilwoman At Large Lauren Garrett, an outspoken member of the body, plans to challenge fellow Democrat Mayor Curt B. Leng this election season.
In the News May 1, 2019

An Engineering School With Half of Its Leadership Female? How Did That Happen?

Alec Gallimore, Dean of Engineering, shares the CoE's path to filling half of the top leadership positions at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering with women on The Chronicle.
The Conversation May 1, 2019

The race to develop hypersonic weapons and how the US may defend against them

Iain Boyd, AE Professor, writes about the race to develop hypersonic weapons and gives his take on the need for a good hypersonic weapon defense system all on The Conversation.
In the News April 30, 2019

Ice-proofing might not just be a dream anymore

New low-interfacial toughness coating research led by MSE Associate Professor Anish Tuteja is detailed.
Forbes April 30, 2019

This new device kills 99.9 percent of the viruses floating around in the air

CEE professor Herek Clack's nonthermal plasma research could one day replace the surgical mask.
The Conversation April 29, 2019

Cold plasma can kill 99.9% of airborne viruses, study shows

CEE professor Herek Clack's research is referenced in the The Conversation.
Detroit News April 25, 2019

Opinion: Flying cars should have a limited role in sustainable mobility

CEE professor Greg Keoleian discusses the potential of VTOLs in the fight to curb climate change.
Wired April 22, 2019

Kitty Hawk, flying cars, and the challenges of ‘going 3D’

AERO professor Ella Atkins discusses the FAA's capability to keep up with autonomous aviation safety regulations.
Detroit Free Press April 19, 2019

Experts weigh in on how much Michigan’s heavy trucks damage the state’s roads

UMTRI senior research associate Steve Karamihas explains the variables that make protecting vulnerable roads a challenge in Michigan