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Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

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NAME students participate and these and many other student organizations. There are many opportunities to get involved at the College, U-M and in the community. There's more to your experience here than just the classroom; get involved in organizations that fit your goals and interests.

Quarterdeck Society

Group photo of Quarterdeck society members

The Quarterdeck Honorary Society at the University of Michigan is an organization dedicated to providing service to the NAME Department as well as to the field of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in general. Quarterdeck is a division of the UM Student Section of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). All Quarterdeck members are encouraged to become registered members of SNAME.

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Members of the U-M Autonomy Team test their autonomous boat in the Lurie Reflecting Pool on June 26, 2015.

The U-M::Autonomy team competes in the annual AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) Foundation Roboboat competition with an autonomous boat built by team members.

Twitter: @umatuonomy
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Human Powered Submarine

The Human-Powered Submarine Team works in the Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory - April 26, 2012

If the U-M Human Powered Sub team was a country, it would have the 32nd largest submarine fleet in the world, tied with Canada at 4 submarines! The team competes every other year in the International Submarine Race, raising public awareness of underwater technology.

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U-M Sailing Team

Photo of Sailing Team students. Courtesy of U-M Sailing Team.

The sailing team is a U-M club sport which competes with other college sailing programs in the Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association.

Sailing team facebook
Twitter: @UMichSailing
Instagram: umichsailing 

Concrete Canoe

Photo of Concrete Canoe team. Courtesy of Concrete Canoe team.

The Concrete Canoe team works together to design, fabricate, construct, and decorate a canoe made entirely of concrete for the annual American Society of Civil Engineers concrete canoe competition.

Concrete Canoe Facebook

Twitter: @MConcreteCanoe