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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
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
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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
Ensign Samuel Fuchs, USN, Ensign Colton Gerber, USN, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Warren Noone, USNR (ret), Ensign Jackson Wireman, USN, Ensign Joseph Donohue, USN

NAME students commissioned as officers in the U.S. Navy

Four naval architecture and marine engineering students and ROTC Midshipmen were commissioned as Officers in the United States Navy on Friday, April 27th in Ann Arbor.|Short Read
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Team Dingo wins 2018 Ackles Design Prize in NA 475

Student team Dingo (Joseph Carraway, Samuel Fuchs, Caleb Irvin, Kristina Satullo, Joseph Van Houten) has been awarded the Ackles Design Prize in their NA 475 Senior Capstone Course for their design of a high-speed military insertion vessel. |Short Read
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Historic Marine Hydrodynamic Lab gets makeover and new name

The 112-year-old “tow tank” in West Hall recently got a fresh face and a new name through a renovation project ending this month. Built in 1904, the testing basin was the first University-affiliated facility of its kind in the United States and is still the largest.|Medium Read
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Marine Dynamics class gets hands on experience

Professor Troesch's NA 340 Marine Dynamics class recently held a friendly competition. The goal: Choose a ball. Set it on a moving track. Figure out how to keep it there longer than your peers. |Medium Read
A photograph of Matthew Johnson-Roberson, Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, working with a underwater robot arm system.

2018 Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award goes to Matthew Johnson-Roberson

Assistant Professor, Matthew Johnson-Roberson has received the 2017-2018 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department Outstanding Faculty Award.|Short Read
Winning Team members Samuel Edwards, Nicholas English, Clay Kane, Jessica Reid, and Matthew Shirmann after winning the 2017 Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition

Students shine at international ship design competition

Claiming 1st place prize four times in the past seven years in the Dr. James A. Lisnyk Student Ship Design Competition, University of Michigan students prove they are the ones to beat. |Long Read