Contact: Jing Sun

Department Chair and Michael G Parsons Collegiate Professor

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

(734) 615-8061

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We train naval architects and marine engineers who lead. Michigan NAME sets the global standard for design and research in every endeavor that touches water.

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Proud History

When he arrived in 1879 to teach shipbuilding, Mortimer E. Cooley, an 1878 Naval Academy graduate, was one of just four professors of engineering at U-M.

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The Michigan Men's Rowing Team, a club varsity sport at U-M, is an athletic team that attracts many engineering students. Close to 95% of the students on the team never rowed before college, and around 50% of the total team is made up of engineers. While it might seem out of place for engineering students to be so highly represented on the team, they see it as a perfect fit.

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Giving Blue Day

Support the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering on November 29, 2016!

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CAPT Paul Rinn Tells The Story Of The USS Samuel B. Roberts

The USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG-58) was one of the final ships in the United States Navy's Oliver Hazard Perry-class of guided missile frigates (FFG). Commissioned in 1986, the ship was severely damaged by an Iranian mine in 1988. This is the story (told by the Commanding Officer) of courage, leadership and engineering prowess as the crew fight to save the ship.

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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.

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The Marine Hydrodynamics Lab helps students, businesses and researchers. Find out how we can help you.

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