An Array of Partnership Opportunities
Numerous opportunities exist for recruitment, consulting, and research partnerships between the Clark School and collaborators in business and industry; examples are provided below. To learn more, please contact:
Engineering Co-op & Career Services Office
The Engineering Co-op & Career Services Office assists employers in filling co-op, internship, summer, or part-time positions with our talented engineering students. In conjunction with the university Career Center, we also assist employers in finding candidates for full-time, permanent employment. Visit the Co-op & Career Services website or contact us at (301) 405-3863.
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute
Founded in 1983, the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), provides direct assistance to Maryland companies through its technology consulting, joint research and business incubator programs, including:
- Technology Extension Service,
- Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program and
- Technology Advancement Program
Institute for Systems Research Industrial Affiliates Program
The Institute for Systems Research (ISR) develops, demonstrates and teaches methodologies for solving complex, heterogeneous, and dynamic problems concerning engineering technology and systems. Our Industrial Affiliates Program helps members become involved in and support our research and educational programs, and promotes members' competitiveness through direct assistance in technology transfer and preferential access to a variety of services.
The Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE)
CALCE provides information and services for organizations in different sectors of the electronics industry supply chain, and helps them share information and influence practices and policies. CALCE is sponsored by more than 50 leading corporate and government organizations from all facets of the electronics systems industry, including avionics, automotive, computer, semiconductor, and electronics manufacturers.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Corporate Affiliates Program
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's Corporate Affiliates Program is a collaborative effort with the industrial community. The program fosters communication and mutual gain through greater knowledge and understanding of each organization's strengths and needs. The resulting relationships create a synergy that increases insight and understanding.
Center for Environmental Energy Engineering (CEEE)
The Center for Environmental Energy Engineering (CEEE) is a leader in research and education concerning environmentally responsible and economically feasible distributed energy conversion systems for buildings and transportation. CEEE provides its sponsors with the necessary background information to support strategic technology decisions. The Center's consortium structure provides solutions to industry R&D challenges through technology transfer.
Biotechnology Program and Bioprocess Scale-up Facility
The Biotechnology Program exemplifies the Clark School's commitment to support the growth of biotechnology in Maryland. The program links companies with University of Maryland researchers and provides technical assistance to Maryland companies. The program's Bioprocess Scale-up Facility (BSF) offers fermentation, separation, purification and product analysis services to companies, academic researchers, and federal laboratories.
Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel
The Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel is arguably the best facility of its kind at any university in the United States, providing extensive services to industry, government and Clark School faculty. Almost all of Ford Motor Company's model scale work, parts of the America3 America's Cup yacht, student-designed and -built solar powered cars, sculptures, antennas, bridges, aircraft carriers, submarines, conventional airplanes and helicopters and a host of other projects have been investigated here.