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University of Maryland Establishes Orbital Debris Research Center : First Academically-Led Center to Address Critical Threats to Orbiting Satellites
and Space Activities
Sikorsky and United Technologies Pledge $1 Million to UMD’s Clark School of Engineering : Endowment to support Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft in the Department of Aerospace Engineering
University of Maryland Baltimore & College Park Campuses To Offer Joint M.D./Ph.D. in Medicine and Bioengineering : Program will promote human health through engineering principles and medical science.
Foraging Bats Warn Others Away From Their Dinners : UMD researchers find bats produce special sound to keep other bats away from prey.
IBM Challenges UMD Students to Develop New Customer Service Tech : Students from the QUEST program will compete on March 30
Student Innovators to Converge at University of Maryland for Bitcamp : “Hackathon” event to showcase student-made technology creations
Tiny Origami Boxes Hold Big Promise for Hydrogen Energy Storage : Graphene folds itself into programmable "nanocage" for hydrogen storage, beating DOE 2020 goal
Registration Open for UMD Project Management Symposium : Featured speaker Ron Taylor will present "You're Not the Boss of Me."
A Short Stay in Darkness May Heal Hearing Woes : Simulated blindness gives adult mice sharper hearing, researchers find
UMD Hosts Inaugural Project Management Symposium : University of Maryland Project Management Center for Excellence announces its first annual Project Management Symposium to be held June 9-10, 2014.
Tavis Smiley and the University of Maryland Announce Winners of $75K Social Innovation Challenge : Three winners selected among 56 entrants to advance their innovative ideas for broad social impact
UL Contributes $250K to UMD Fire Protection Engineering Legacy Campaign : Largest single gift in department’s history to support new professor of the practice
Clark School's Online Graduate Programs Highly Ranked in 2014 by U.S. News and World Report
UMD Researcher Helps Arm the Immune System to Fight Cancer : Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Supports Cancer Vaccine Research at the University of Maryland.
Tavis Smiley and UMD Announce Seven Finalists for $75K Social Innovation Challenge : Finalists selected among 56 entries representing 23 states nationwide and District of Columbia
UMD Launches Online Course for Transitioning Service Members and Veterans on Energy Problem Solving : Engineering course supported by Department of Defense will focus on design skills
Clark School Senior Named Marshall Scholar : Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Senior Erin Hylton named a 2014 Marshall Scholar.
UMD and Sheikh Zayed Institute at Children's National Health Receive FDA Grant for Pediatric Devices : Collaboration will focus on medical device design, production and regulation.
Mpact Week to Showcase UMD Robotics, Bioengineering, Innovation, Oct. 23-26 : Events will highlight Maryland engineering research, education, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
No Electrical Outlet, No Problem for UMD Robotic Bird That Harvests Solar Energy : Micro air vehicle's solar cell wings feed on the sun, provide energy for the long haul
UMD Leads New National Center for Strategic Transportation Policies, Investments, and Decisions
Maryland, New Jersey, and Virginia Team to Support FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Effort : University System of Maryland, Rutgers University, and Virginia Tech to partner on effort.
UMD Receives Largest Ever Software Grant from Siemens : UMD students and researchers to gain access to industry technology used to design and manufacture sophisticated products.
Tavis Smiley and UMD Make Last Call for Submissions in the $75,000 Social Innovation Challenge : Deadline for entries is October 13, 2013.
UMD, Northrop Grumman Announce Launch of Nation's First Cybersecurity Honors Program, Sept. 25 : Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush, UMD President Wallace Loh will be in attendance.
UMD Researchers Awarded Two ARPA-E Grants for Electric Vehicle Energy Storage Systems : Eric Wachsman and Chunsheng Wang receive funding to create innovative batteries for electric vehicle energy storage systems.
UMD Chasing and Flocking Research Offers Implications for Engineered Networks of Robots : New models and equations aid in understanding of natural phenomena, have implications for engineered networks of robots.
Meet the Potential Future of Electricity Generation : Redox Power Systems, UMD develop breakthrough fuel cells to provide efficient, affordable electricity.
UMD Propulsion Technology Offers New Possibilities for Satellite Positioning, Space Exploration : Electromagnetic propulsion could exponentially expand satellite capabilities by providing a propellant-less formation flight technology.
University of Maryland Creates Master's in Robotics Targeted at High-Tech Professionals : Designed to advance robotics systems and applications through an interdisciplinary program of study.
Tavis Smiley and the University of Maryland Announce $75,000 Social Innovation Challenge
A Battery Made of Wood? : Wood fibers help nano-scale batteries keep their structure
Visitation Day in UMD Wind Tunnel, June 18
UMD Engineering Students Face Off in Hovercraft Competition May 9 : Freshmen engage in annual competition for their final exam -- come see it live.
Pioneering flight of ‘Robo Raven’ is major breakthrough for micro air vehicles : Robotic bird's independently controllable wings makes more realistic flight maneuvers possible.
Study on Bats, Rats Finds that Analysis of Many Species Is Required to Better Understand the Brain : Questions raised about using a single animal model in neuroscience research
UMD's Gamera Student Team Aims for $250K AHS Sikorsky Prize for Human Powered Helicopter Flight, April 27-28 : University of Maryland Engineering Students Set To Fly Again in Landover, Md.
Robotics Team Mentored by UMD Students Advances to FIRST Championship Competition : Clark School of Engineering undergrads help middle and high school students prepare, compete.
Researchers Expose the Human Side of Cybercrime : UMD's Michel Cukier and David Maimon collaborate to explore hacker behavior.
Quantum Dot Commands Light : Researchers harness the quantum nature of light and semiconductors to expand the capabilities of computers.
UMD Course To Serve as National Model for 'Energy 101' Curriculum : Collaborative Initiative Seeks to Educate Students on Key Energy Issues
Researchers Gain Insight into the 'Cocktail Party Effect' That Helps Us Focus in Noisy Environments : UMD's Jonathan Simon works with Columbia colleague to unlock mystery inside human brain.
Gamera Team Flies High in Quest for AHS Sikorsky Prize, Featured on Cover of Baltimore Sun : Clark School student team pursues landmark achievement in human-powered flight.
UMD Student Team Strives to Capture $250K AHS Sikorsky Prize for Human Powered Helicopter Flight : Clark School's Gamera Team Set To Fly in Baltimore Convention Center
Nano ‘Beads on a String’ Could Advance Battery Technology : Pulsing with lithium, tiny silicon beads on a nanotube hold promise for better batteries
UMD, GWU, and Virginia Tech Awarded $3.75M by NSF to Launch Regional Node for National Innovation Network : Initiative to Train 300 of the Top Entrepreneurial Research Teams from U.S. Universities, Federal Labs
UMD Researchers Achieve Breakthrough in Nanoprecision Imaging : Flow control of single quantum dot enables measurements with nanoscale accuracy at lower cost
UMD and ManTech Announce Partnership for Advanced Cybersecurity Research : Two-year partnership will focus on cybersecurity, including systems engineering and full spectrum computer network operations
UMD Researchers Win $1.5 Million DOE Award to Improve Home Cooling Efficiency : Center for Environmental Energy Engineering to collaborate with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
CATT Lab Celebrates Data Innovation Day
Maryland Middle School Girls to Tackle Cybercrime, CSI-Style : UMD Hosts Cool Careers in Cybersecurity Event to Attract Young Women to STEM
White Symposium to Examine Role of Helicopters in Society
Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame Inducts Rotorcraft Engineer
University System of Maryland Funds Clark School-Southern Maryland Partnership to Graduate More Mechanical Engineers
Long-Term Sea Level Rise Could Cost Washington, D.C., Billions
High-Flying Technology to Be Recognized at Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony : Ashish Bagai Honored for Work on Sikorsky X2TD Demonstrator
Project Management Institute Honors John H. Cable, RA, PMP, with a 2012 PMI Distinguished Contribution Award
New NIH Grant to Advance Joint UMCP and UMB Brain Surgery Robot Development
"Up in the Ivory Tower or Down in the Trenches: What You Need to Know Before Taking the Leap to Start Your Own Business" : Alex Mehr to Give Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture
Robots in Space, Underwater, in the Air and on Land Demonstrated at the University of Maryland
Clark School Team Unofficially Satisfies Two Sikorsky Prize Requirements with 65-Second Gamera Human-Powered Helicopter Flight : Flight Reached Height of Two Feet Towards 10-Foot Requirement
Clark School Team to Fly Revamped Gamera II Human-Powered Helicopter : Larger Space to Allow for Longer, Higher Flights
Clark School's Gamera II Sets New U.S. Flight Duration Record for Human-Powered Helicopters : 49.9-Second Flight Submitted for World Record Approval
What Do You Get When You Combine Kids, Cockroaches and Robots? : High School Students to Correlate Roach Neurophysiology and Robotic Sensing Technologies During Clark School Workshop
Team Gamera II Sets Unofficial World Record for Human-Powered Helicopter Flight Duration at 50 Seconds--A 400 Percent Improvement on Their Earlier Record
Clark School’s Gamera II Human-Powered Helicopter Team Sets New Unofficial 35-Second Flight Duration Benchmark
Clark School Team to Fly New Gamera II Human-Powered Helicopter
Unique Program To Educate Next Generation of U.S. Cybersecurity Leaders : University of Maryland and Northrop Grumman Create Nation's First Cybersecurity Honors Program for Undergraduates
Final Exam: Build a Better Hovercraft, Build a Better Engineer : Clark School’s Spring 2012 Hovercraft Competition to Take Place May 10
Clark School's Engineering Sustainability Workshop to Focus on Solar Energy : Industry, Government, Academic Leaders Present Latest Advances
The Weird World of "Remote Heating" : Clark School Researchers Discover Nanoscale Phenomenon,
Potential Computer Speed Advantages
"Converting Invention into Innovation – Experiences, Opportunities and Open Challenges" : Amy Alving to Give Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture
Collaborative international projects funded in solar power, cell-based systems, and ultra-low power systems : Research is part of agreement between Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy and University of Maryland
NASA, University Of Maryland Invite Public To Astronauts' Discussion Of Recent International Space Station Missions
Pepco Buys UMD’s Solar Decathlon-Winning Home for Public Display : 'WaterShed' To Serve Public Education, Research at Montgomery County Site
Which Major Corporation to Buy UMD’s Solar Decathlon-Winning Home?
New 3D-Printed Plastic Heat Exchanger Shows Complex Geometries Are Possible from Additive Manufacturing : Clark School Engineers Work with Stratasys to Utilize Fused Deposition Modeling Technology in New Application
Clark School Research Could Help Prevent Costly, Life-Threatening Catheter Infections Without Provoking Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics : Deutsch Foundation-Sponsored Work Offers Multi-Pronged Attack
on Major Medical Problem
Clark School Engineers Program Bacteria to Re-Create UMD Logo : Feat Part of Larger Body of Research into Preventing Infections
University of Maryland ’s Clark School of Engineering Introduces a New Master’s in Cybersecurity Engineering for High-Tech Professionals
Final Exam: Build a Better Hovercraft, Build a Better Engineer : Clark School’s Fall 2011 Hovercraft Competition to Take Place Dec. 12
Clark School, National Geographic and Princeton Collaborate on NSF Grant to Help Monitor and Protect Endangered Species : Researchers to construct a wireless network of animal-borne embedded devices to help track wildlife
Criminal Minds: Researchers Explore How Cyber-Attackers Think Like Regular Crooks
Want Fuel Cells? Think Outside the Hydrogen Tank. : Energy expert advocates investing in "the other fuel cell" to reduce reliance on fossil fuels now, not in decades.
Developing MPG-Like Ratings for Your Home Appliances : Clark School and Savenia Labs Team Up to Empower Consumers
Clark School's Gamera Certified for World Records : Human-powered helicopter’s 11.4-second flight officially recognized
Sikorsky Aircraft Invests in the Next Generation of Helicopter Engineers at the University of Maryland’s Clark School of Engineering
Mtech's David Barbe Receives 2011 Innovator of the Year Award from The Daily Record
White Symposium Shows How Engineers Make Electronics More Reliable for Military, Energy, Medical Uses
Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame Inducts Engineer Who Makes Electronics More Reliable in Space, on the Battlefield, on the Highways and in the Office
FDA Awards University of Maryland a New Center for Regulatory Science : Maryland is one of two new centers that will pilot ways universities can help improve how drugs and medical devices are evaluated.
"Homeward Bound: Medical Devices as Home Appliances" : Jenny Regan to Give Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture
2011 Fischell Festival to Highlight Invention, Entrepreneurship : Product Development, Start-Up Ventures, FDA Evaluation Among Topics to be Covered
"Lessons from a Bootstrapped Entrepreneur" : Ramit Varma to Give Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture
System Failure Averted : Engineer Who Revolutionized Prognostics for Electronics Systems is Inducted into Clark School’s Innovation Hall of Fame
University of Maryland Energy Research Center to Hold Grand-Opening Event, September 26
They Fly, Swim, Jump, Race! : Robotic Technology on Display at the University of Maryland
Clark School Student Team Sets New U.S. Flight Records at 11.4 Seconds
Four Clark School Alumni, Students Accepted into Challenging Navy Nuclear Power Programs
Canon U.S. Life Sciences and the University of Maryland Launch New Collaboration : Joint team to develop automated machine designed to expedite the diagnosis of infectious diseases.
Clark School's Gamera Human-Powered Helicopter Team Completes Second Step Toward Sikorsky Prize With New 12.4-Second Unofficial Flight Duration
Clark School of Engineering and DARPA Launch Pilot Academic Fellows Program : Seek Blend of Military and Academic Personnel Perspectives to Generate New Technologies
Clark School Awards 1,000th B.S. Degree in Fire Protection Engineering
Tiny Hairs on Bats’ Wings Act as Speedometers : Finding by Clark School Researchers Could Lead to New Air Speed and Stall Detectors for Aircraft
In Case of Fire, Use the Elevator : Clark School Hosts International Symposium on Fire Safety Science
U-Md. Students to Build Inflatable Space Habitat in NASA Competition Finals
Sometimes Size Does Matter: Rethink Nanotechnology to Convert a Car's Waste Heat into Electrical Power
U-Md. Researchers Skeptical of Cell Phone Radiation Studies
It's Official: National Aeronautic Association Awards Two U.S. National Records for Clark School's Human-Powered Helicopter Flight : Fédération Aéronautique Internationale to Begin Evaluation of Flight for World Records
UPDATED 5:15 PM EST, MAY 13: Clark School Human-Powered Helicopter Flies : University of Maryland's "Gamera" Takes Flight, Achieves World Record with Female Pilot Aboard
UPDATED: Clark School Team to Test Human-Powered Helicopter
Build a Better Hovercraft, Build a Better Engineer : Hovercraft Competition to Take Place at Clark School, May 10
"Bright Ideas for Your New Startup Company" : Asghar Mostafa to Give Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture
Clark School's Engineering Sustainability Workshop to Focus on Energy : Industry, Government, Academic Leaders Present Latest Advances
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, Bethesda Chapter, Renews Support for University of Maryland Engineering and Computer Science Students from Montgomery County
STEM Expo Attracts More Than 800 Attendees : Area Students to Experience Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Fun at the Clark School
University of Maryland Event Addresses Cybersecurity Threats to Commercial Nuclear Power Industry : Two-day Conference on Implementation of Cybersecurity Programs Co-Sponsored by the NRC and Industry
That's Hot: Engineers to Test Boiling at Zero-Gravity : Experiment Launches with Shuttle Discovery to International Space Station
UMERC Selected to Showcase Technology at 2011 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit : University of Maryland Energy Research Center, Dow, Lockheed Martin to be featured at DC Event February 28 - March 2
UMD and Tenable Announce New Cybersecurity Partnership
UPDATED 12/9: Sen. Cardin Joins UMD Cybersecurity Center Launch Event for Major Announcement : UMD Cybersecurity Center Launch Event to Feature Keynote by Former Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell
Build a Better Hovercraft, Build a Better Engineer : Hovercraft Competition to Take Place at Clark School Friday
Bad Virus Put to Good Use: Breakthrough Batteries : Virally Structured Nano-Electrodes Boost Energy Capacity Ten-Fold
UMD Engineers Propose High-Tech Solution to Shipping Container "Dirty Bomb" Threat : System Would Safely Detect Ionization of Air Surrounding Containers Holding Radioactive Material
Changing the Odds : New NSF-funded University of Maryland Program Seeks to Advance Women Faculty in Science and Engineering and Transform Institutional Culture
"How an Engineer Became a Senator" : Sen. Ted Kaufman to Give Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture
"Nurturing Innovation for Problems Big and Small" : C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr. to Give Whiting-Turner Business and Entrepreneurial Lecture
Materials Scientists, Conservators Join Forces to Preserve Silver Artifacts and Art
Sirius Satellite Radio Co-Founder to be Inducted into Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame
White Symposium to Highlight Dramatic Uses of Satellite Technology : Clark School Event to Feature Leading Figures in Sailing, Broadcast, Weather and Entertainment
New UMD Cybersecurity Center Aims at Public-Private Partnerships : Stresses 'More-than-Tech' Solutions for Government and Private Sectors
Sirius Satellite Radio Co-Founder to be Inducted into Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame : Alumnus Briskman Returns to Campus for October 21 Celebration
They fly, swim, jump, race! : Robotic technology goes on display at the University of Maryland
University of Maryland Bioengineering Master's Program Meets National Need for Top Jobs in the Next Decade : Clark School of Engineering Program is Available On-Campus and 100% Online
UM Advanced Bio-Filtration System Promises Less Chesapeake Pollution : Demonstration Project To Make Green Campus Greener, Aid Anacostia [From the University of Maryland Newsdesk]
Two Big Wins for Clark School Teams : Aerospace Engineering Students Win Helicopter, NASA Design Competitions
New 'Smart' Metal Could Mean Cool Cash for Consumers, Less CO2 : From the University of Maryland Newsdesk
Giving Robotic Flight More Buzz : Bee Study Could Improve Micro Air Vehicle Agility in Wind Gusts
UM and Lockheed Martin Launch Strategic Relationship : From the University of Maryland Newsdesk
Synchronized Swimming for Submarines : Clark School Engineer Studies Schooling Fish to Improve Motion Coordination in Unmanned Vehicle Teams
Is It Safe to Breathe Yet? : "Double-flame" research seeks to improve soot combustion, reduce pollutants
Biomedical Device Entrepreneur to Speak at Clark School : Robert E. Fischell to Give Whiting-Turner Business and
2010 Fischell Festival to Highlight Bioengineering Partnerships : Entrepreneurship, Public Health Among Topics to be Covered
A Tree in Your Tank? : $3.2M NSF Grant Funds Effort to Transform Poplar Trees into Biofuel
Three Clark School-Affiliated Faculty Members Elected to NAE : National Academy of Engineering Honors John Anderson, Ali Mosleh, Ben Shneiderman
Stopping Bacterial Infections Without Antibiotics : Clark School's Nanofactories Could Be Next Big Step in Antimicrobial Treatment
Spiraling Flight of Maple Tree Seeds Inspires New Surveillance Technology : Clark School Aerospace Engineering Students Solve 60-Year-Old Design Dilemma
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