The U-M–Flint underwater robotic device (UMFURD)
takes a spin in a swimming pool during a recent demonstration.
UMFURD was designed to test waterways for temperature, pH
levels and turbidity. Raj Pandian, assistant professor of
engineering sciences at U-M–Flint; Keith Dery, a physics
major and research assistant at the University; and Kazu Hashimoto,
a graduate student at Ritsumeiken University in Japan assist
with the demonstration. (Photo by Mel Serow, U-M–Flint)