Since 2011, Dr. Bas Buchner has been the president of MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands), the largest independent maritime research institute in the world.
2017 Peachman lecture: Future ship, offshore and nautical research
Floodproofing cities: $1.8M for smart stormwater project
Arming infrastructure with smart tech could limit flood damage.
Swim with the robots, U-M on the Great Lakes
With a customized Iver 3 underwater drone, the Deep Robotic Optical Perception (DROP) Lab have a new set of underwater eyes that provide a window into the health of the world’s lakes and oceans.
Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines
EXPERTS: A new electronic lead sensor, potentially costing around $20, could keep an eye on home and city water quality, alerting residents and officials to the presence of lead within nine days. The University of Michigan researchers are seeking partners to bring the technology to market. The Flint water crisis showed the nation that old […]
‘Missing lead’ in Flint water pipes confirms cause of crisis
The findings show how important uninterrupted corrosion control is in the aging water systems that serve millions of Americans.
U-M’s one-of-a-kind hydrodynamics lab to get fresh look, new name
The University of Michigan Board of Regents today approved a $2.2 million renovation project to U-M’s Marine Hydrodynamics Lab.