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Lin, Ming

Lin, Ming

Professor
Dr. Barry Mersky and Capital One Endowed Professor
Distinguished University Professor
Computer Science
Maryland Robotics Center
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Institute for Systems Research
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New features on ingestible capsule will deliver targeted drugs to better treat IBD, Crohn’s disease

Latest iteration of medical device features dissolving microneedles for drug delivery; external magnetic control

New Photonic Chip Spawns Nested Topological Frequency Comb

Research by Professors Mohammad Hafezi and Yanne Chembo published in June 21, 2024 issue of Science

Maryland Engineering to Highlight Educational Advances at the 2024 ASEE Annual Conference

Maryland Engineering will showcase how we are translating strengths in quantum, pioneering artificial intelligence education, democratizing engineering for all, and reimagining higher education research.

UMD Roundtable Weighs Lessons Learned From Key Bridge Collapse

Experts put forward their perspectives on the March incident.

Racing Against R&D: AI, Collaborative Robotics Automates Wearable Tech Design

A hassle-free model to fabricate materials used in wearable sensors removes experimental barriers in design.

Ph.D. Researcher Ann Ramirez Named 2024 Rising Graduate Scholar

Ramirez was named a Diverse Rising Graduate Scholar for her nanoparticle-based tool to study lymph nodes.

Ichiro Takeuchi Elected Fellow of the Materials Research Society

The professor becomes the second in the department to earn this lifetime distinction.

LEGOLAS participates at U.S. Senate Robotics Showcase on Capitol Hill

UMD engineers demonstrate their autonomous robot science kit

CEEE Co-Director Vikrant Aute Honored With Faculty Award

Aute lauded for his influential research accomplishments in the field of HVAC&R

Maryland Academy of Sciences Names Hannah Zierden Outstanding Young Engineer

The assistant professor was recognized for her advances in nanotechnologies for women’s health at a ceremony held Wednesday in Baltimore.

University of Maryland Has Strong Presence at ICRA 2024

Researchers detail advancements in navigation, trajectory planning.

Reflecting on a Successful 2023–24 Academic Year

As we come to the close of another academic year, it is a time to celebrate the achievements of our faculty, staff, students—and especially our graduates!

Unveiling Nanoparticle Transport: Transforming Drug Delivery

BIOE researchers publish breakthrough research in lymphatic drug delivery modeling.

79 Undergrads Recognized at Annual Honors & Awards Celebration

Maryland Engineering honored 79 undergraduates who exemplify the college's commitment to excellence at this year's ceremony event, held April 29 in the Stamp Student Union. Five were recognized with Dean's Awards.

Alum Returns to Fire Protection Engineering as New Online Program Director

Bill Koffel ’79 to lead the forthcoming online undergraduate program starting in May.

UMD Team Advances in NIST UAS 5.0 Competition, Wins Three Best in Class Awards

Team's UAS Intrigue leverages real-time 3D mapping and detection to offer critical insights to first responders.

Celebrating Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi American Engineers

The impact made by APIDA engineers—at the Clark School, and on our country and world—improves our community and field in numerous and significant ways.

Next-Generation Batteries Could Come with Lower Production Costs, Less Environmental Impact

New technologies could replace conventional batteries to power electric vehicles and enable long-distance transportation.

Three UMD Students Receive SAMPE Leadership Awards

Awards support networking and career opportunities in the materials and process engineering community.

Agents of Positive Change: Highlighting Women Maryland Engineers

In celebration of Women's History Month, we highlight some of the important contributions of women engineers within our campus community.

Balachandran, Cameron, Yu Receive 2024 MURI Award

A multidisciplinary team of researchers will study complexity science.

Celebrating Women's History Month 2024

We are proud to celebrate Women’s History Month.

Two Aerospace Engineering Students Named Patti Grace Smith Fellows

Prestigious fellowships recognize and empower ‘Black Excellence in Aerospace.’

Clark School Community Members Win Prestigious Campus Social Impact Award

Five Clark School community members are winners of the Provost’s Do Good Innovator Awards.

Creating the “Internet of Life”

UMD researchers publish new findings in their research to connect biological and electronic systems.

Inside Alumni Cup

In the run-up to the this year’s Alumni Cup, we followed the bioengineering team for a behind-the-scenes look at the ups, downs, and lessons learned on the road to competition.

New Laser Experiment Spins Light Like a Merry-go-round

Physical Review X Publishes Article by Team Led by Howard Milchberg

Fischell Institute Black History Month Spotlight: Vené Richardson-Powell

After graduation, Richardson-Powell chose to take a gap year to continue working in the Mueller Lab. 

Fischell Institute Black History Month Spotlight: Michael Straker

Straker attended the University of Maryland because of its commitment to medical device research through initiatives like the Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices, and for its relationship with research institutions like the National Institutes of Health.

Ingestible Capsule Technology Research on Front Cover of Journal

University of Maryland researchers published in Advanced Healthcare Materials

Transforming Engineering: Highlighting Maryland Engineers

In celebration of Black History Month, we highlight the many impactful contributions of Black engineers in our community—students, alums, faculty, and staff—to the Clark School, our university, and world.

Jeanette Epps: From Engineer to Astronaut

UMD alum is set to fly to the ISS in the coming weeks.

Governor’s Cabinet Meeting Features Peek into Southern Maryland Research and Collaboration

Governor Wes Moore and Lt. Governor Aruna Miller tour SMART Building and MATRIX Lab; learn about partnerships

Fischell Institute's Black History Month Spotlight: Briahnah Streeter

Briahnah Streeter is a second-year bioengineering Ph.D. student in Fischell Institute Director Bill Bentley's Biomolecular and Metabolic Engineering Laboratory. She earned her bachelor's degree in engineering science with a minor in engineering management from Vanderbilt University in 2022.

Celebrating the Impact of Black Maryland Engineers and Leaders

The Clark School pays tribute to the many contributions and legacies of Black Americans in the United States by learning more about some of our most pioneering and influential community members, past and present.

Catherine K. Kuo Named President-Elect of TERMIS Americas Chapter

Kuo is a long-time member of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society.

Study Finds Race-based Disparities in Railroad Safety

Asian, Black, and Latinx neighbornoods are more likely to be located near hazardous crossings.

Lighter, Safer and Stronger Batteries Could Power the Smart Devices of Tomorrow

Chemical engineers develop a new technology that could increase energy density and safety of consumer electronics.

Xiaoming He Elected to European Academy of Sciences and Arts

BIOE Professor Shawn He was elected to the EASA, recognized for the value of his research, innovation, and impact on a global scale.

Six Clark School Faculty Receive 2024 DURIP Awards

DURIP awards support university research in technical areas of interest to the Department of Defense.

Manocha Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Recognized for pioneering work in computer graphics, robotics and more

‘Priming’ helps the brain understand language even with poor-quality speech signals

New research published in PNAS shows word representations may provide some objective measures of speech comprehension.

"Rare but Devastating": Maisel Honored for Immunotherapy Research to Treat Deadly Lung Disease in Women

Bioengineering Assistant Professor Katharina Maisel receives the American Lung Association Innovation Award toward treating a rare and deadly lung disease in women.

Reflecting on 20 Years of Excellence and Innovation

Materials Science and Engineering celebrated its anniversary on November 7, 2023.

UMD Hosts Industrial AI Forum

High-profile event highlights university’s leadership role in the field.

Diving Deeper into Competition, and Recruitment

UMD’s RoboSub team sets sights on blasting the 2024 competition out of the water.

“The Legend of Zelda” Inspires New UMD Engineering Course

Students in Ryan Sochol's new course utilize game's CAD engine for machine design.

Into the MikeVerse

Engineering Keystone Instructor’s Funny, Informative Videos Garner Cult Following

UMD Researchers’ ‘Cooling Glass’ Blasts Building Heat Into Space

New Coating Can Be Applied to Various Exterior Surfaces to Reduce AC Use, Fight Climate Change

Unveiling Urban Politics: DEI Seminar Explores Waste Infrastructure in Ghana

The Civil Empowerment Seminar Series features anthropologist, Brenda Chalfin.

Celebrating Native and Indigenous Voices in Engineering

The Clark School joins UMD's celebration of Native and Indigenous Heritage Month 2023.

Clark School Students Selected for Philip Merrill Scholarships

Najmah Abdur-Rahman, Thilini Amarasinghe, and Visesh Uppoor win recognition for their academic achievements.

Advancing Ground Autonomy: UMD-ARL Collaboration Strides in ArtIMAS Research

ArtIAMAS (AI and Autonomy for Multi-Agent Systems) - Advancing into Its Third Year of Collaboration

Ken Isman Wins Dean’s Outstanding Performance Award for Professional Track Faculty

Isman becomes the first FPE faculty member to earn the recognition. 

Das Lands NSF Grant for Cooling Research

UMD researcher will study high heat flux cooling solutions using flow boiling of dielectric liquids.
 

UMD Initiative to Award Up to $2M for Student Solutions to Grand Challenges

xFoundry@UMD to Recruit Terps for Courses, Competition, Venture Investment

Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month: Resources and Events

Resources and events for the Clark School's LGBTQ+ students and allies.

Maryland Engineering Ranks Among the Nation’s Top 20 Undergraduate Engineering Programs

The A. James Clark School of Engineering ranks 19 overall among more than 200 undergraduate engineering programs—up three positions from its previous undergraduate ranking.

Students to Attempt Precision Balloon Launches During Eclipses

Maryland Nearspace will lead a group of ballooning teams in NASA’s National Eclipse Ballooning Project.

Maryland Engineering: Another Year of Innovation is Underway

Another year of engineering innovation in College Park is underway, and the Clark School continues to produce some of the most talented and sought-after engineers—and solutions they create—in the world.

A 6-Step Roadmap to Diversify Faculty Hiring in STEM

Two BIOE professors help author a roadmap to diversifying faculty hiring in STEM.

An Internship with Impact

Student projects run the gamut from counterUAS to medical support in high-casualty scenarios.

Short Course Offers Opportunity to Build and Fly Drones

How to Build, Fly, and Verify Autonomous Aerial Systems held in Southern Maryland

Transformative Battery Structure Surpasses US’ Fast Charge Goals 

Innovative materials and 3D design published in Nature Materials

Making Engineering Make 'Cents' to Teens

Rising Ninth-Graders Build, Race Carts From Kits Developed by Faculty and Staff and K–12 Teachers

Center for Risk and Reliability Fosters Collaborative Environment

The Center for Risk and Reliability renovated their space to enhance multidisciplinary collaboration.

Israeli Embassy and BIRD Foundation host UMD Energy Consortium

UMD Professor Paul Albertus a Keynote Speaker

Modi Briefed on UMD-led Aquaculture Research

Doctoral student Kaustubh Joshi delivered a presentation on modernizing the industry with advanced tech.

Dankowicz to Become Chair of UMD Mechanical Engineering

UIUC professor will assume leadership of the UMD department starting in January.

Reimagining Learning: Educating the Engineers of Tomorrow

Creating a strong educational and research environment to produce engineers that push the boundaries of technology, meet future workforce needs, and address societal challenges is core to our mission at the Clark School.

Erika Moore Receives NSF CAREER Award

Incoming BIOE faculty member Erika Moore receives prestigious NSF CAREER Award for immune system research.

UMD Students, Alums Recognized by National Society of Black Engineers

UMD’s Black Engineers Society chapter has been recognized by the National Society of Black Engineers with multiple awards and appointments to the national executive board, including the top position of chair—two terms running.

Syria-Turkey Earthquake: Researchers Conduct Geotechnical Study

UMD doctoral alum Asli Dayioglu was part of a team that studied soil properties in the affected region.

Mark Austin is PI for new DoD Minerva Research Initiative project

He is using a 'System-of-Systems" approach to understand, model, synthesize and optimize the operations of large-scale, distributed institutions and organizations.

24 Teams Present at BIOE Capstone Competition Including First BCE Students

On May 8, 2023, 24 teams presented novel designs at the BIOE Capstone Design Competition.

Senior Jerry Liu Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines.

Engineering Excellence: Undergrads Recognized at Annual Celebration

Maryland Engineering honored 70 undergraduates who exemplify the college’s commitment to excellence at this year’s ceremony event, held May 10 in the Stamp Student Union. Five were recognized with Dean’s Awards.

UROC Promotes Drone Safety at Maryland Day Event

For visitors, an opportunity to brush up on best practices–and learn more about UROC.

Device That Harvests Water From Air Named Top UMD Invention of the Year

Innovate Maryland event also celebrates work on plastic substitutes, cancer detection, quantum science

At Northrop Grumman Day, Students Pitch the Future of Networked Computing

From next-gen security cameras to smart sorters, hackathon winners provide innovative IoT solutions

Maryland Engineering Graduate Programs: Top 10 Among Public Universities, Five Years in a Row

For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering ranks among the country's top 10 public universities in graduate engineering programs, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2023–24 rankings.

Crank Up the AC, Not Global Warming

Maryland engineers advance heating and cooling technology to push for a greener future

Seven UMD Students Receive Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships

UMD students represent a third of total 2023 VFF Scholarship recipients.

Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. Student Receives NDSEG Fellowship Award

Federal fellowship will support Sean Dungan’s work in new computational methods for accurately and efficiently predicting boundary layer transition onset.

Reimagining Cryptography in a Post-Quantum World

Jonathan Katz leads a $1M NSF award that supports forward-looking efforts in research, education.

Two UMD Bioengineering Majors Named 2023 Goldwater Scholars

UMD’s 49 scholarships in the past 15 years rank No. 1 in the nation.

Energy Secretary and Maryland Governor visit with MEI2 startups

ARPA-E Summit showcases multiple UMD clean energy technologies

Celebrating Women in Aerospace Engineering: Pauline Annen

Aerospace Engineering alumna Pauline Annen (M.S., ’12) has built a successful career in corporate aviation as both a pilot and engineer.

Safe Lithium Batteries Get a Boost

UMD researchers have developed lithium dendrite suppression parameters and electrolytes for longer-lasting batteries that can operate under extreme conditions.

Celebrating Women in Aerospace Engineering: Alison Flatau

Department of Aerospace Engineering Chair Alison Flatau shares some of her aerospace engineering journey.

Collaborative Engineering Team Awarded Grand Challenges Grant

Funding will support an interdisciplinary project geared towards wildfires and WUI fire behavior.

MSAL’s work on serotonin characterization and detection results in two journal covers

Research is leading to better detection models and portable sensing devices.

Celebrating Women Engineers: Chioma “CiCi” Lyons

A superstar athlete, CiCi has made her mark in track and field as well as in engineering.
 

Grant Awarded for Study of Climate-Induced Septic Tank Failures

A research team led by UMD’s Allison Reilly examines a growing hazard.

'Steer' the Turtle

Pullies, Pingpong Balls and Propulsion Mobilize a Mascot at the 2023 Alumni Cup

UMD’s SeaDroneSim can generate simulated images and videos to help UAV systems recognize ‘objects of interest’ in the water

The suite’s simulated objects could fill a large dataset gap for the UAV-based computer vision systems used in searching for maritime objects.

Celebrating Black Engineers: Hermann Kaptui Sipowa

Immigration to the U.S. brought Sipowa the opportunity to pursue dreams that once seemed out of reach.

New Electrolyte Design Could be the Answer for Safer Rechargeable Batteries even in Extreme Cold

UMD published in Nature paper on electrolyte design for high energy batteries capable of operating under extreme temperature conditions.

New Sustainable Zinc Battery Design Could Address Future Energy Needs

New UMD-led research published in Nature Sustainability explores a new approach for aqueous zinc battery design.

New algorithms for multi-robot systems in low communication situations

Work by Clark School faculty, alumni and students is published on IEEE Access.

Nearly 50-meter Laser Experiment Sets Record in Campus Hallway

Record set by group led by Professor Howard Milchberg

Abshire part of CogniSense, a DARPA JUMP 2.0 center

This center will pursue intelligent sensing to action: Sensing capabilities and embedded intelligence to enable fast and efficient generation of actions.

UMD Researcher Uses AI to Predict Floods

Model can autonomously forecast flood events and coordinate satellites to view them in real-time.

Cheng Gong Honored as Chemist of the Year

Maryland Section of American Chemical Society bestows award

“Unusually high performance of low-dimensional memories”

A work led by Prof. Cheng Gong published in Matter.

Manocha, Bedi receive Amazon Research Award for 'federated learning'

Their project is titled, "Ensuring Fairness via Federated Learning Beyond Consensus."

Alum Sidiropoulos receives three IEEE Signal Processing Society awards

The former student of John Baras won the SPS Claude Shannon-Harry Nyquist Technical Achievement Award, the Best Paper Award, and the Donald G. Fink Overview Paper Award.

In the News: Maryland Engineers Advance Holiday Safety, Fire Data Research

Fire Protection Engineering’s Christmas Tree Burn Demonstration promotes public safety and nearly a decade of data collection for fire protection research.

Maryland Engineers Wachsman, Zhao elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Eric Wachsman and Ji-Cheng “JC” Zhao have been named to the National Academy of Inventors’ (NAI) Class of 2022 Fellows, joining the ranks of some of the nation’s most prestigious and creative academic inventors.

National Science Foundation Awards Nearly $600K Grant to UMD/Morgan State University Partnership

First-of-its-kind funding will support behavioral fire research at an HBCU and aid in the improvement of home fire safety.

InventWood and UMD Receive $20M ARPA-E SCALEUP Award

UMD exceeds $100M in ARPA-E funding

SoCal Edison Taps UAS Service Provider for Inspections

Baltimore-based MissionGO wins one of the largest UAS service contracts in the world and traces roots to UMD. 

Cancer in the Crosshairs

UMD bioengineers aim to shape the future of cancer vaccine technology by tuning the body’s immune response.

UMD Welcomes A. James Clark Scholars Class of '26

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland welcomes 11 exceptional young engineers from across the state of Maryland as its newest class of A. James Clark Scholars.

Alumnus David A. Bader to be Inducted into Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame

Induction celebrates Bader’s work to democratize supercomputing through the creation of the first Linux supercomputer.

Cementing His Legacy

Builder, alum Stanley R. Zupnik's latest gift expands innovation footprint of Maryland Engineering

"This Is Where It's At"

U.S. Commerce Secretary's Visit Highlights Importance of UMD, Higher Ed to Future of Domestic Electronics Industry

Professor Thomas E. Murphy Named Interim Chair

Professor Joseph Jaja steps down after four years of service to the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering.

Test Site Becomes UMD UAS Research and Operations Center

Change reflects expanded scope of history-making facility.
 

The Modern Battle for Maryland’s Oysters

UMD researchers use AI and robotics to help revive a struggling industry.

Kaiqing Zhang joins ECE and ISR as a joint appointment faculty member

The new assistant professor has research interests in control and machine learning, especially for multi-agent systems.

Relatable Renovation for DIY Dummies

Alum's Home Improvement Videos Garner Thousands of TikTok, Instagram Followers

Damena Agonafer: Taming Thermal Management

UMD Clark Faculty Fellow’s research could yield more efficient and environmentally friendly technology.
 

UMD Research Sheds Light on Gender Imbalance in Construction

“We now have the numbers,” researchers say of groundbreaking study.
 

Chunsheng Wang Presents to U.S. Government Panel on Advances in Li-Ion Battery Technology

Researchers lend expertise and perspective to the future of Lithium-Ion technology and security in the U.S.

Compact Electron Accelerator Reaches New Speeds with Nothing But Light

UMD team achieves feat using two laser pulses sent through a jet of hydrogen gas.

UMD Undergraduate Team Wins VFS Competition

UMD’s undergraduate team took first place at the annual Vertical Flight Society Competition. 

$25 Million Commitment Will Fund New World-Class Engineering Facility at the University of Maryland

The interdisciplinary engineering building, named in honor of benefactor Stanley R. Zupnik '59, will help prepare engineers to solve society's grand challenges.

Maryland Engineering ranks #11 among public colleges in the U.S.

The University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering ranks #11 among the country’s public universities in U.S. News & World Report 2022-23 Best Colleges rankings, rising one spot from #12 in 2022.

Convocation to Honor Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

Four Maryland Engineers among awardees from across campus

$7.9 Million in NIH Awards Propel UMD Aging Research

New multidisciplinary collaborations take on challenges like Alzheimer’s disease prevention.

New Research Could Improve Post-Operative Patient Outcomes

$1.6M NIH grant supports research to investigate sprayable polymer blends for preventing site-specific surgical adhesions.

New robust and scalable computational methodology developed by UMD researchers helps identify directed connectivity within the brain

‘NLGC’ can be used with magnetoencephalography to better understand the neural mechanisms behind sensory processing.

It's Getting Hot in Here

New Maryland Engineering video series asks engineering experts to explore science fact versus fiction in TV and film.

Introducing Maryland Engineering's New Chief Development Officer

Jennifer L. Schwartz will become the next Chief Development Officer & Assistant Dean for the A. James Clark School of Engineering on September 12, 2022.

UMD Bioengineers Awarded $1M Moore Foundation Grant to Advance Bioelectronic Technology


Researchers use redox to drive two-way communication between electronics and biological systems.

Bioengineering Ph.D. Student Named to Aviation Week’s 20 Twenties

Caitlyn Singam among 20 STEM graduate students worldwide honored for contributions to the aerospace industry.

Materials, physics, and systems for multicaloric cooling

UMD’s Ichiro Takeuchi published in Nature Reviews Materials

Dr. Liangbing Hu Winner of R&D 100 Award

Expanded Cellulose Super Ion Conductor Honored

Oh, the logistics!

The University of Maryland rises to the occasion of hosting three intense, complex RoboNation competitions in three months.

New Microsoft/Maryland Robotics Center partnership to enhance diversity and innovation

Microsoft Robotics and Diversity Initiative will support Ph.D. fellowships, seminars, student diversity groups and more.

New Energy-Efficient Switches to Aid Quantum Processing and Storage

Next Generation of Data Centers within Reach

Combating Metastatic Cancer Through Blood Draw

University of Maryland bioengineers develop a new technique to efficiently capture, gently release, and effectively scale up circulating tumor cells, a leading culprit in cancer spread.

Jewell Leads Team in Advancing Multiple Sclerosis Research

Bioengineering professor awarded $2.8 million NIH R01 grant for advanced autoimmune therapies.

First Webb Space Telescope images are here

Clark School alums helped 'unfold the universe' through their work on Webb

MEI2 Director discusses future EV battery tech on Fox29

Eric Wachsman on battery myths and facts

Legacy of Racism Linked to Higher COVID-19 Death Rates

UMD researchers track health vulnerabilities among Black communities in Louisiana.

CEEE: Three Decades of Innovation

The UMD-based center marked its 30th anniversary at a gala event on June 9.

Uncovering the mysteries of networking in the brain

UMD researchers are sorting out how our brains’ neurons organize as we take in, decide and act on information.

Rethinking the Architecture of Solid-State Batteries: ION Closes $30M Investment Round

Toyota Ventures, Tenaska, and Bangchak Corporation Join Oversubscribed Round Led by Clear Creek Investments, VoLo Earth Ventures, and Alsop Louie Partners

UMD to Lead Citizen Developer Training for edX

Online learning platform selects UMD’s proposal as part of a series on virtual workplace skills.

Eleanor Grosvenor Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Grosvenor, an MSE undergrad, will use the award to fund her graduate research.

Extreme Drone Ops: Measuring Ice Packs

UAS Test Site teams up with NOAA to test use of drones in validating satellite imagery.

Converting Biowaste into Hydroxide Exchange Membrane

Exoskeletons of shellfish provide a cheap, eco-friendly alternative to other HEM fuel cells currently on the market.

Dean's Circle Spotlight: A Pursuit that "Matters"

The Donald Day and Karen Gruner Scholarship in Engineering supports Montgomery College students transferring into Maryland's engineering school.

Opening Apps to All

Amazon-UMD Design Challenge Winners Work to Improve Popular Tech for Full Range of Users

NCC-PDI Now Accepting Pediatric Medical Device Pitches

Annual “Make Your Medical Device Pitch for Kids!” competition to award up to $150,000 in FDA-sponsored grants.

JC Zhao Receives Humboldt Research Award

Materials expert will foster collaboration with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung.

Maryland Engineering Graduate Programs: Top 10 Public, Four Years in a Row

Maryland Engineering earns a top spot in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings among over 200 colleges.

Now Accepting 2022 Young Investigator Fellowship Proposals

Deadline for Fischell Institute faculty affiliates to submit young investigator proposals is April 15, 2022.

Op/ed: Democratizing Engineering for Every High School Student

Classes lead to careers, support nation's need for more STEM grads, says UMD President Pines.

Thomas Roche Receives 2022 Bryan GRA Award

Roche, who will begin his master's program in the fall, will focus his research on toxic products of combustion using milligram-scale fuel samples.

Brehm to Conduct First-of-Kind Flow Simulations

UMD professor awarded NSF CAREER grant to support new research on flow-surface interactions.

Putting Transfer Students in the Spotlight

Buenaflor, Carrera receive NISTS research grant to study transfer efficacy and goal orientation among potential transfer students

A Peak of Pickle Players

Pickleball is on the upswing. An engineering Terp pro leads the way.

NASA's Douglas-Bradshaw a Role Model for STEM Students

UMD alumna blazes a trail for female engineers.

Celebrating Black Aerospace Engineers: David Mayo (Ph.D. ‘14)

As a U.S. Marine, Mayo saw technology with astonishing capabilities. He wanted to learn more.

Inaugural UMD Neuro-Link Grant Supports Glioblastoma Research

Funding pathway promotes high-impact collaborations between UMB's neurosurgery and UMCP's bioengineering.

A New Spin on a Classic da Vinci Design

UMD students build working prototype inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s aerial screw.

Celebrating Black Aerospace Engineers: Jarred Young ('09, M.S. '13, Ph.D. '17)

Inspired at an early age to become a propulsion engineer, Young is helping a new generation of engineers achieve their dreams.

MC2 Kicks Off Third Year of Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The fellowships offer an opportunity to work closely with MC2 faculty in multiple areas of cybersecurity.

UMD Bioengineers Take New Approach to Engineering Heart Tissue

Professor Shawn He and a team of researchers aim to improve how cardiac muscle tissue is engineered.

A Greener Alternative for Food Disposal

Instead of clogging up landfills, food waste can be safely converted into biogas and other valuable resources.

Brain Freeze: Cryo-FIB-SEM Coming Soon to College Park

The new Brain and Behavior Institute core will expand campus FIB-SEM applications to include biological tissue.

Engineering a Multi-Element Atomic Arrangement

A novel disorder-to-order transition strategy for ordered nanoparticles published in Science Advances.

Daniels Receives NSF CAREER Award

Funding supports research to improve the selectivity and sensitivity of solid-state gas sensors in complex gas compositions.

Maryland Engineering Mourns Matthew Witczak, Professor Emeritus

A former civil and environmental engineering chair, Witczak built the department’s pavement engineering curriculum.

UMD Joins U.S. Cyber Command’s Academic Engagement Network

The initiative's goal is to create a robust and accessible pool of qualified cyber professionals. 

UMD engineering alumni contributions aboard James Webb Space Telescope

After its successful launch Dec. 25, Webb is well on its way to full deployment and the start of its mission.

Takeuchi Wins $488K DURIP Award

The funding will be used to purchase a novel PLD system for use in the UMD Nanocenter. 

Congratulations to the Class of 2021

Messages to our Winter 2021 Clark School graduates from Dean Samuel Graham, Jr. and Jaser Attallah '21, electrical engineering graduate.

Batteries that function in the iciest conditions

CREB held its 2021 fall meeting to discuss battery chemistry designed for super-cold environments.

In a Smooth Move, Ions Ditch Disorder and Keep Their Memories

Researchers have demonstrated a new way for atomic ions to host disturbances that do not fade away. 

2022 BBI Seed Grant Awards to Fuel Innovation in Aging and Development Research

The five interdisciplinary projects funded by the BBI offer cutting-edge approaches to translational neuroscience.

Design Day Award Winners Announced

Annual showcase event highlights senior capstone design projects.

Grassroots Engineering

Senior Lecturer Vince Nguyen wants to close the opportunity gap for future engineers by engaging students with engineering ‘grand’ challenges in their own back yards.

Ming Lin, Vincent Njar elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

The pair join nine other NAI Fellows with ties to the Clark School and the University of Maryland.

Alumna Dana Wiggins’ Startup Seize Named to Techstars Seattle’s 13th Cohort

Seize The App, lanuching this Spring, is a marketplace mobile application that connects people to phototakers at picturesque spots.

UMD Welcomes A. James Clark Scholars Class of ’25

Maryland Engineering welcomes 10 exceptional young engineers from across the state of Maryland as its newest class of A. James Clark Scholars.

Maryland Engineering's Chris Jewell Appointed MPower Professor

Bioengineering professor one of eight UMD/UMB professors to receive UMD Strategic Partnership appointment.

Maryland Engineering program aims to diversify STEM workforce by recruiting minorities

The goal of the University of Maryland’s Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering is to increase the number of Black, Latinx, and American Indian students in engineering and to stop the revolving door of those students enrolling, but leaving with a degree in a different field.

Terp Entrepreneur Lands a ‘Big Deal’

Alum Behind Re-engineered Handbags Wins $100,000 Purchase Order From Macy’s on New Pitch Competition Show.

Balloon Payload Program Surpasses 100-launch Milestone

For 18 Years, Student Organization Has Sent Science Sky-high

You Can Make It at Maryland

Eight campus makerspaces where Terps turn out the next big thing

Assessing Nuclear Risk: CEE, ME Faculty Collaborate on New Tools

Research aims to explore updates to risk assessment tools and methods used by the nuclear industry.

Wood That Can Cut Like Steel, Be Molded Like Plastic or Build Batteries?

Maryland engineers discover more new dimensions of an ancient material.

How does the brain turn heard sounds into comprehensible language?

$2.88M in NIH funding could lead to brain-aware, tunable hearing devices.

UMD-Led Team Wins NSF Award for Rapid Materials Design

The collaborative team receives $1.8 million in funding to develop an integrated framework to drive the rapid design of novel materials for batteries and fuel cells.

Moldable Wood from Water ‘Shock’ Process

A UMD research team has developed a strong yet incredibly flexible wood material that could be used in construction, automotives, and beyond.

Min Wu Elected President of IEEE Signal Processing Society

Wu will begin serving as IEEE SPS President on January 1, 2024.

Wu, Ranadive developing accurate, convenient home heart monitoring system

A new $1.2M NSF grant funds their AI research into the relationship between ECG and PPG monitoring technologies.

Incentive Awards Program, Engineering Lab Building Named for Mote

Former UMD president recognized for contributions to field, expanding education access

Diamonds Are a Quantum Sensing Scientist’s Best Friend

ECE Professor and QTC Founding Director Ronald Walsworth featured on an episode of JQI's Relatively Certain podcast.

Richeson Family Establishes Glen W. Richeson, Jr. Maryland Promise Scholarship

Scholarship to support future aerospace engineers honors a father’s legacy and support.

Foundational Step Shows Quantum Computers Can Be Better Than the Sum of Their Parts

UMD and Duke scientists have showed that quantum computers can be better than the sum of their parts, a foundational step toward eventually combating errors in larger quantum devices.

UMD Engineers Help Pioneer New Treatment for Respiratory Failure

NSF awards $3.6 million to support “third lung” research.

Novel Design May Boost Efficiency of On-Chip Frequency Combs

A collaboration of researchers at UMD has proposed a way to make chip-sized frequency combs ten times more efficient by harnessing the power of topology.

Sara Honarvar Awarded Amazon Lab126 Fellowship for Second Year

Landmark scholarship program aims to foster diversity in the robotics field.

Alumnus David Bader Receives 2021 Sidney Fernbach Award

Bader received the award for development of Linux-based massively parallel production computers and for pioneering contributions to scalable discrete parallel algorithms for real-world applications.

UMD research team creates ‘switchable’ adhesive for repairing cuts and tears in tissue

Using an electric field, polymer gels can be adhered to animal tissue, a discovery that could revolutionize surgery.

The World Comes to Maryland Engineering

When an innovator wanted to engineer a more advanced and equitable society, he chose a research and education powerhouse with global impact, and came to Maryland.

UMD Training Reactor Hits 5K Operations

The Maryland University Training Reactor, one of 24 U. S. university-based research reactors in existence, has facilitated nuclear engineering education since 1954.

Three Engineers Among 2021-2022 Distinguished Scholar-Teachers

Abshire, Fisher and Hu honored for outstanding success in scholarly accomplishment and excellence in teaching.

Maryland Engineering ranked #12 public undergraduate program in the country

For the third consecutive year, the Clark School's rises in U.S. News & World Report ranking.

Harnessing Non-Reciprocity

UMD's Eleonora Tubaldi demonstrates a way to overcome current limitations in mechanical signal transmission.

Working to Advance Biobanking

Researchers hope to improve how cells, tissues, and organs are banked for transplantation and other applications.

How tech can fill gaps in mental health care

$1.2M in NSF funding supports researchers’ work to connect patients, clinicians more effectively.

Using Light to Attack Cancer

BIOE assistant professor awarded NIH R01 grant to develop two-pronged approach to treating certain cancers.

Seven Students Win 2021 Dean's Research Awards

From fabricated human tissue to Wifi beamed from space, awards recognize cutting-edge research

Three UMD Alumni Among Aviation Week Network’s 2021 20 Twenties

Rachel Cueva (’21), Niloy Gupta (’21) and Justin Lidard (’20) among 2021 awardees.

BIOE Alum's Company Releases Bleeding Management Tech Nationwide

BIOE alum, advisory Board member Matt Dowling is the founder of Medcura, Inc., which commercialized Rapid-Seal

Unusual "cool flames" discovered aboard International Space Station

Maryland-led discovery is a first for microgravity flame research

University of Maryland Engineers Have 3D Printed a Soft Robotic Hand That Can Play Nintendo

Achievement opens the door for new advances in soft robotics.

ChBE Professors Taylor Woehl and Chen Zhang Receive NSF CAREER Award

Woehl and Zhang join four other Clark School faculty members who received CAREERs earlier this year.

Multi-institutional Research Team Documents Quantum Melting of Wigner Crystals

The study marks a major step toward creating a system for studying quantum phase transitions.

Alum develops bioelectric effect toothbrush

Young Wook Kim's TROMATZ toothbrush improves mouth and gum health.

A new way to monitor mental health conditions

With machine learning, Carol Espy-Wilson is developing a phone app that can measure depression symptoms using speech and video cues.

UMD Battery Technology Highlighted in Technical.ly

Maryland based battery company bringing UMD tech to market

Eric Wachsman Elected President of Electrochemical Society

Wachsman’s appointment effective June 10, 2021 for a two-year term.

Prioritizing Education Opportunities During Unprecedented Time

New alumni gifts matched through the Maryland Promise Program creates $2.8 million investment in future mechanical engineering students.

Georgia Tech Professor, Researcher Named Dean of Clark School

Mechanical engineering leader Samuel Graham, Jr. to take helm October 1.

Fired Up Over Inequities

A team of engineering undergraduates explores factors behind disproportionate fire risk in developing nations.

Three ECE Professors Ranked Top Scientists in the World by Guide2Research

They join seven other UMD faculty members breaking into the top 1000 scientist rankings based on their prolific research output.

UMD, UMBC, ARL Announce Cooperative Agreement to Accelerate AI, Autonomy in Complex Environments

The agreement leverages Maryland's national leadership in engineering, robotics, computer science, operations research, modeling and simulation, and cybersecurity.

UMD Researchers to Have a Strong Showing at ICRA 2021

The 2021 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2021) will be held both in person and online from May 30 to June 5, 2021.

Student Researchers Recognized with Wylie Dissertation Fellowships

Fourteen Clark School students pursuing their Ph.D.s in engineering have been awarded Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowships by the University of Maryland Graduate School.

AID India humanitarian group living up to its name in COVID crisis

Founded by University of Maryland students, the non-profit was recently recommended for donations in the New York Times.

Ruben Acevedo Receives UMD Graduate Student Distinguished Service Award

Award recognizes grad student who has made outstanding contributions to the university community.

Goulias Honored for Teaching Excellence

CEE faculty member wins Poole and Kent Teaching Award.

Carol Espy-Wilson Receives Campus Woman of Influence Award

Espy-Wilson has served as a pioneer, role model and mentor, especially for African-American women in the sciences.

Gabriel, Brubaker developing game theory water market models for river users

NSF-funded research will help improve water use in the watersheds of the Anacostia River in Maryland and D.C., and the Duck River in Tennessee.

Building Energy Innovation in Maryland

Engineering Market Momentum

He Lab Taps Machine Learning to Improve Cell-Based Medicine

Technology could one day be used to improve stem cell-based therapies as well as treatment options for diabetes and infertility.

UMD GAMMA Group Awarded Best Paper and an Honorable Mention at IEEE VR 2021

The awarded work focuses on improving the efficiency of virtual agents used in areas like virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), online learning, and virtual social interactions.

From Innovation to Inauguration

Pines Announces New Quantum Business Incubator, Presents Invention and Entrepreneurship Awards

Welcoming Applicants for Student Entrepreneurship Fellowship

Open to students graduating from engineering, pharmacy, STEM programs at UMD College Park and Baltimore

UMD Researchers to Design Greener Aircraft Engine

Professors Christopher Cadou and Eric Wachsman are developing a hybrid system for commercial aircraft.

Maryland Joins NSF-funded Effort to Help Set Nation's Direction for Engineering

The Engineering Research Visioning Alliance will convene engineering voices to identify opportunities and priorities for innovative research that benefits society.

Biofilm-fighting system for urinary catheters proves effective in simulated environment

The integrated system uses electricity impedance to monitor biofilm and treats it through the bioelectric effect.

White Lab Reviews Point-of-Care Diagnostics to Combat Pandemic

Micaela Everitt is first author of a review paper on point-of-care diagnostic technologies during a pandemic.

The Internet of Bio-Nano Things

Researchers aim to bridge the gap between microelectronics and biological systems to create next-generation wearables.

Maryland Graduate Engineering Ranked #10 Public in the Nation

From extreme batteries to windows made from wood, Clark School’s trendsetting work ranks it among the country’s Top 10 public engineering schools for the 3rd consecutive year.

Finding Community Among Hard Conversations

Engineering is still predominantly "a man's world." For one living-learning program, the first step is to talk about it.

In memoriam: Dr. Radhakisan Baheti, NSF ECCS Program Director

Dr. Baheti passed away in March and will be greatly missed by ISR, ECE and the Clark School.

CEE Master's Student Tracks COVID-19's Impact on Construction

Hala Alkhalouf's study flags supply chain disruptions, labor shortages as factors.

Now Accepting Medical Device Pitches for NCC-PDI Competition

The National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation is accepting applications through April 19.

Standing with our Asian-American Community

The Clark School community stands united with our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islanders colleagues.

M. Stanley Whittingham Joins CREB Steering Committee

Whittingham won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with Li-ion batteries.

Clark School Mourns the Passing of Professor Linda Schmidt

Schmidt was a leader in innovative engineering design research activities and teaching techniques.

The Lasting Legacy of George Dieter, 1928-2020

The Clark School community mourns the loss of George E. Dieter, who served as dean of engineering at the University of Maryland from 1977-94.

New undergraduate minor in robotics and autonomous systems

The Maryland Robotics Center will administer the program, which begins in Fall 2021.

Doyenne Reliability Engineering Program

A fellowship for Mozambican women to pursue graduate education in Reliability Engineering at UMD

Work Hard, Dream Big

Junior Benjamin Adarkwa Wins One of Six Inaugural Virgin Galactic BLAST Scholarships.

Fueling the Next Generation of Big Thinkers

Through the Engineering Diversity Initiative, Northrop Grumman supports the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering's mission to tip the scales for underrepresented students.

ISR, HyNet and ARLIS team for 5G initiatives

The work, which began in 2016, has resulted in new testbeds, published research and collaborations with the federal government, industry and international partners.

Mid-Atlantic Quantum Alliance Expands Impact and Reach with Addition of 10 New Partners

The 24 MQA members are building a vibrant and diverse ecosystem designed to foster U.S. and regional leadership in the coming quantum technology revolution.

Search Initiated for New Clark School Dean

A national search has been initiated for a new Dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering.

An Entrepreneur is Born

ChBE Alumni Joseph Sciamanna ('19) discusses how his stint at UMD led to the founding of his first company.

Unlocking the Mysteries of Fire ... in Space

A University of Maryland engineer's work aboard the International Space Station could lead to cleaner engines and power plants, and safer living conditions in space.

A. James Clark Scholars Program: Building Relationships that Lead to Success

Meet Kristen Yee, Steven Hu, and Meron Yonas as they offer a glimpse into what it means to be an A. James Clark Scholar at the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering.

Blown Away

UMD Research Seeks to Minimize Risks of Performing Together; New Tech Supports Students’ Learning

Rejoining the Paris Accord: Scholars Respond

UMD's Deb Niemeier and other prominent researchers assess the new administration's course change on climate.

Waging War on Metastatic Cancer

BIOE Professor Xiaoming He and his research team take a new approach to understand why cancers spread.

Huang, Stroka Labs Collaborate to Advance Understanding of Blood-Brain Barrier

BIOE assistant professors aim to develop techniques to target drugs to the central nervous system.

More Effective, Equitable Disaster Policy

Three leading disaster scientists--Deb Niemeier, Allison Reilly and A.R. Siders--present a roadmap for change.

UMD UAS Test Site Team Assists EPA and NSWC Indian Head Division

Drones were used to help measure emissions at an explosives decontamination site.

Researchers Aim to Advance Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Progression

UMD,FDA researchers work to develop a technique to quickly measure the amount of amyloid plaque in the brain

Honoring a Legend: Remember Former Dean George Dieter

It's with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of George Dieter, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering, and dean of the A. James Clark School of Engineering from 1977–94.

Emerging from the fog: Little understood post-stroke cognitive issues verified

For the first time, researchers measure the physical evidence of diminished neural processing within the brain after a stroke.

Strong Fall Enrollment in UMD’s Machine Learning and Data Science Programs for Working Professionals

Courses are taught on weekday evenings to accommodate work schedules and students have the opportunity to earn a master's in less than two years.

‘Smellicopter’ drone uses live moth antenna to seek smells, avoid obstacles

Timothy Horiuchi is a co-author on the research published in IOP Bioinspiration & Biomimetics.

UMD Awarded $4.6 Million Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center

Funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, the new center aims to improve rehabilitation options for patients with neurological disorders.

$4.96M for Maryland researchers in DARPA AISS semiconductor security project

ISR, ECE, Fraunhofer USA CESE and ARLIS researchers will assess strength of AISS security protections.

Jacob, Qu Named IEEE Fellows

ECE professors elected fellows of world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

UMD-NIST Self-Directing AI System Discovers New Material

‘CAMEO’ identifies a new compound that’s useful for photonic devices and next generation computers.

Metallic Nanoarcs are Ready to Shine

MSE research group creates a blueprint for predicting the infrared spectra of plasmonic nanoarcs.

Remembering NSF ERC architect and leader Lynn Preston

Preston was a guide and friend to the Institute for Systems Research throughout its history.

Going Beyond the Anti-Laser May Enable Long-Range Wireless Power Transfer

A team of researchers have developed an improved technique for wireless power transfer technology that may promise long-range power transmission without narrowly focused and directed energy beams.

UMD Welcomes A. James Clark Scholars Class of '24

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland welcomes 10 exceptional young engineers from across the state of Maryland as its newest class of A. James Clark Scholars.

Liu Wins 2021 IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing

Professor K.J. Ray Liu received the award “for outstanding leadership in and pioneering contributions to signal processing for wireless sensing and communications.”

UMD Co-Leads Study That Could Aid Identification of Cell Defects

Siddhartha Das and collaborators find a link between DNA base pair mismatches and the location of supercoiling.

M-CERSI Accepting Regulatory Science Innovation Submissions

The annual "America's Got Regulatory Science Innovation Talent" competition will take place on Jan. 15, 2021.

ARL to Fund $30M in Equipment Innovations for Service Members

UMD announces with the U.S. Army Research Lab agreements in additive manufacturing and battery research.

Spanning the Distance to K-12

The Women in Engineering Program shipped nearly 1,500 kits to middle and high school kids, concentrating on communities with traditionally underrepresented populations in STEM.

Big Data for Decision Makers

Since April 2020, the COVID-19 Impact Analysis Platform has provided decision makers with a clear view of how the current epidemiological situation affects our society, economy, mobility, and public health.

UMD to Compete in U.S. DOE Solar District Cup

An interdisciplinary UMD team led by the Clark School will vie for solar-powered victory at the second annual Solar District Cup.

UMD Engineering Receives $22.8M from U.S. Army to Collaboratively Advance Additive Manufacturing Technology

The University of Maryland College Park's research partnership with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory will establish an ecosystem for revolutionary additive manufacturing technology and concepts to expedite national readiness and response.

Plumbing a Problem

Sewer backups burden Baltimore homeowners. A UMD researcher steps in.

Symptoms all in your head—or in your gut? Maybe a little of both.

UMD researchers are building an ingestible capsule that can monitor and model gut microbiome serotonin activity and help demystify the “gut-brain axis.”

FPE, UL and International Fire Safety Consortium Collaborate to Address Global Fire Safety Challenges

International funding, research and collaboration increase in line with loss of property and human life due to fire.

Calculating Uncertainties in Chaotic Turbulent Flow Models

New research led by UMD Professor Johan Larsson could enable cost-effective modeling and margin of error calculations for complex chaotic system simulations

At the Forefront of Technology and Opportunity

Entrepreneurship just may be in his genes, says Clark School alum Randy Ortanez.

New Milestones in Medical Deliveries by Drone

History-making UMD flight paves the way for further advancements.

Challenges and Opportunities: Student Internships During 2020

Four mechanical engineering students share their experiences.

Computer Algorithms Help Improve Emissions Control

Keystone Professor Teng Li uses machine learning to gauge the performance of single-atom catalysts.

One Size Does Not Fit All

To advance inclusive medical therapies and diversity in fundamental science, one Maryland engineer leads by example.

Monitoring Bridge Wear and Tear—With Radar

CEE professor Dimitrios Goulias is using computer algorithms and machine learning to support a promising new approach.

Striking Up the Band Again—Safely

Twin studies at UMD and the University of Colorado-Boulder help band and music ensemble directors mitigate COVID-19 risks.

Team Competes for $10K to Support Oxidative Stress Research

Payne, research team earn MedTech Innovator Best Video Award votes based on video views, likes.

Cornelia Fermüller is PI for 'NeuroPacNet,' a $1.75M NSF funding award

The resulting "network of networks" will further the scientific grand challenge of developing neuromorphic artificial intelligence.

Angela Sun Co-Founds COVID-19 Tutoring Platform Alongside Peers

Angela Sun, Kevin Tu, and Tesia Shi co-founded COVID-19 Tutors in April 2020.

Maryland engineers receive $10M to transform shellfish farming

The team will help farmers tap the economic potential and environmental benefits of shellfish aquaculture.

Sci-Fi Social Distancing?

Researchers tackle complexities of autonomous robots as a coronavirus solution.

Rewiring the Student Network

As curriculum shifted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clark School discovered new ways for students to benefit from collaboration in class, engage with the university community, and build relationships with their peers.

Monitoring Wastewater for COVID-19

The earliest indicator of COVID-19 may not be what—or where—one expects.

"Space" to Learn

Senior Lecturer of Aerospace Engineering Liam Healy wrote a cloud-based computing application for the Fall 2020 semester to help students in ENAE441: Space Navigation and Guidance.

UMD alumna Jeanette Epps Tapped for Boeing Starliner Spaceflight

 Epps (M.S. ’94, Ph.D. ‘00) will join the ISS crew during a mission planned for 2021.

Evensen Creates DIY COVID-19 Masks, Fundraises for Virus Relief

Ella Evenson and three biomedical engineering students from other universities created BMEast Masks.

Transforming the Lab Experience Amid COVID-19 Constraints

Course incorporates take-home kits, video instruction, and mentorship by professional engineers.

Unusual Season No Deterrent to Terps Racing

Amid constraints, team members focused on what they could do—and the result was a productive season.

UMD Launches Biocomputational Engineering Degree Program

New undergraduate degree merges biology, data science, and computer programming

Timothy Koeth Elected to National Museum of Nuclear Science & History Board of Trustees

The only type of institution of its kind in the world, the museum's mission is to serve as America’s resource for nuclear science and history.

Striking Up an Innovative Idea

Researchers’ Revamped Electronic Home Plate Adds Automation, Accuracy to Game.

Diamonds Shine a Light on Hidden Currents in Graphene

UMD Professor and Quantum Technology Center Director, Ronald Walsworth, and his colleagues, have developed a way to use diamonds to see the elusive details of electrical currents.

New model can help decisionmakers planning to retrofit buildings for energy efficiency

Alumnus Champion, Professor Gabriel and Ahti Salo of Aalto University have published their work in Energy Systems.

Navigating the "New Normal": A Role for UAS

COVID-19 has demonstrated possible future uses in public health emergencies, writes UMD's Matt Scassero.

2020 Dean's Doctoral Student Research Awards

The competition recognizes distinguished graduate student researchers in order to help propel their careers and demonstrate the value of high-quality engineering research.

Legacy through Impact: Dr. Darryll J. Pines

UMD President-Designate Darryll Pines inspires a culture of excellence at the Clark School, where everyone plays a part.

ECE Alumna Rose Faghih Named an MIT Technology Review 2020 Innovator Under 35

Faghih is one of 35 brilliant young entrepreneurs, inventors, visionaries, humanitarians and pioneers working to make the world a better place.

Dinesh Manocha Named Distinguished University Professor

Manocha has received the highest honor bestowed on tenured faculty members at the University of Maryland.

Devoted to Diversity

Alumna Sylvie DeLaHunt’s (’14, M.S. ’16) ongoing efforts to improve diversity and inclusion featured in Aerospace America.

Alumni-Run Company Vertex Aerospace Establishes New Scholarship in Engineering

Vertex Aerospace co-founders Nick Teti (mechanical engineering ’85) and Rommel Zara (aerospace engineering ’00) created a scholarship to support freshman engineering students from the Maryland region.

Engineering Robotic Starfish

Echinoderm-inspired robots could perform many difficult, dangerous tasks.

UMD receives two new DOE Building Technologies awards

Takeuchi and Aute to lead projects 

Aerosol Containment Chamber to Make COVID-19 Intubations Safer

Researchers aim to prevent disease spread during endotracheal intubation procedures for COVID-19 patients.

More Than a Meal

Clark School Alum Sees Positive Power in Family Food Business.

UMD Researchers Design ‘Open’ Lithium-ion Battery

The design bolsters both battery safety and performance.

UMD Research Lab Receives ARO Grant to Investigate Reconfigurable Nanoparticle Assemblies

Woehl research group will investigate fundamental aspects of chemical reaction driven nanoparticle assembly processes.

BIOE Capstone Class Virtually Presents 24 Novel Projects

BIOE seniors present Capstone projects and celebrate winners virtually.

Chunsheng Wang Named 1 of 10 Li-ion Battery Researchers to Watch

Wang, known for his versatile battery research, cited by Research Interfaces.

Alumnus Rajiv Laroia honored with IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal

Laroia founded Flarion Technologies in 2000 and developed Flash-OFDM broadband wireless technology there.

Researchers Design Mobile COVID-19 Testing Booths

Fischell Institute, Mechanical Engineering researchers designed a rapid deployment COVID-19 testing booth.

Alumnus Paul Jaffe’s PhD Hardware Launching to Space on X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle

The U.S. Naval Research Lab experiment, the Photovoltaic Radiofrequency Antenna Module Flight Experiment (PRAM FX), will transform solar power into radio frequency microwave energy.

Unraveling the Mysteries of Asteroids

Assistant Professor Christine Hartzell is a member of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Team exploring Asteroid Bennu.

New, superfast method for ceramic manufacturing could open door to AI-driven materials discovery

UMD engineers have reinvented a 26,000-year-old manufacturing process into an innovative approach to fabricating ceramic materials.

UMIACS Faculty Adapting to Online-Only Research Activities

During the COVID-19 crisis, UMIACS researchers are using online resources to advance research.

BBI Launches QED ("Quarantine EDucation") Virtual Seminar Series

The series's inaugural presentation offers concrete strategies for parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Engineering Solutions: In the News

Clark School researchers are working to create solutions and pool resources in efforts to minimize the spread of the disease, provide critical aid to health care workers and their patients, and monitor the impact of social distancing and travel restrictions.

BIOE121 Students #KeepLearning with Take-Home Laboratory Kits

Angela Jones, Ph.D. created a series of innovative experiments that her students can perform at home.

Clark School faculty 'AIM-HI' to address major health challenges

The new UMB-UMCP program has announced its first grants for projects combining AI and medicine.

Spurring research group creativity in the time of COVID-19

Student-faculty teams that write review articles for journals reap multiple benefits.

High-performance electrolyte solves battery puzzle

UMD poses answer to making a nanostructured battery: a better electrolyte

Incubator Hatches COVID-19 Solutions

UMD-supported business development facility creating ventilators from breast pumps along with masks, shields to fill need.

BGSS Hosts Virtual "Research and Pajamas" Events

BGSS has transformed its "Research and Pizza" in person events to virtual "Research and Pajamas" gatherings.

Answering the Call Amid COVID-19

Student volunteers step up at College Park Fire Station.

Charting a Course Toward Quantum Simulations of Nuclear Physics

Researchers explore how to map lattice gauge theories to ion traps.

Slam Dunk at Alumni Cup

The annual Alumni Cup competition is hosted by the Clark School's Engineering Alumni Network.

Improve the Outcome: Vascular Liver Tissue

Creating vascular organ tissue in a lab could open new doors to drug testing, disease modelling, and organ transplants.

Spread Hope: The "Smart Bra"

The "smart bra" is a low-cost wearable device that could conceivably detect breast cancer early enough for treatment.

Legacy of Warren Isman Offers New Opportunity for FPE Students 

Endowed Memorial Scholarship provided by the NFPA will be available to incoming undergraduates. 

Dr. Eleonora Tubaldi Joins Mechanical Engineering Faculty

Tubaldi explores nature's strategies to develop soft, bio-inspired devices.

Gearing Up for the Future

This year's student leaders of Terps Racing are making strides to build a stronger community of inclusivity and diversity.

Failure is an Option

Alumni Profile: Cara Martin

AlphaGo family of AI programs grew from AMS simulation-based algorithms developed at UMD

New review article by original author Michael Fu traces game-playing AI programs to seminal 2005 paper in Operations Research.

UMD STEM Students Take the Stage in The Nutcracker

More than a dozen Ballet Company M dancers hail from science and engineering backgrounds

Institute Hosts AMBIC December Conference, Unveils New Research

AMBIC Industry Board members and other researchers convened to discuss new and ongoing projects.

Brain and Behavior Initiative Hosts 3rd Annual Seed Grant Symposium

Researchers from across UMD convene to discuss the latest projects funded by BBI

Accepting Applications for Student Entrepreneurship Fellowship

The Institute is accepting applications for the MPowering the State Student Entrepreneurship Fellowship.

UMD Alumna Demonstrates There are Many Roads to Becoming an Astronaut

NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Discusses her Experiences as an Aerospace Engineer

New Report Recommends a Path for the Future of Maryland’s Clean Energy Economy

Comprehensive report on the future of clean energy innovation in Maryland delivered today to Governor Hogan

Additive Manufacturing and Ni-Ti Metal Bolster Cooling Technology

UMD’s Ichiro Takeuchi and team published in Science.

Student autonomous drone racing team takes 2nd place at IROS

'TurboTerps' flew their drone autonomously through a set of gates, completing 14 runs in 4:42.

Niemeier Explores Link Between Infrastructure, Inequity

An interview with the inaugural Clark Distinguished Chair and MTI faculty affiliate.

What’s Next for Next-Gen Batteries?

High-energy-density polymeric cathode for fast-charge sodium and multivalent batteries.

Envisioning the Future of Urban Transportation

Could lightweight electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft be a solution for urban congestion?

2019 Engie Fellowship Recipients Named

Jimmy Tancabel and Adelaide Mei Chun Nolan named as the 2019 Engie Fellowship Recipients

UMD Welcomes New Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland welcomes 10 exceptional young engineers from across the state of Maryland as its newest class of A. James Clark Scholars.

A New Space for Networking: The Juniper Networks Laboratory

The lab will enable hands-on research and will offer undergraduate courses in networking and network virtualization, as well as revamp Master’s in Telecommunications courses.

First-of-kind Research Measures Gold Mining's Impact in Amazon

Maria Rodriguez is working to obtain data that is needed for recovery and reforestation efforts.

ECE and CS Team up to Launch Master of Professional Studies in Machine Learning

The program will offer students the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge technical course work in machine learning and develop their problem solving skills in the art and science of processing and extracting information from data.

The Epic World of Tim Sweeney

Tim Sweeney ('93, mechanical engineering) is building the new frontier of gaming.

UMD Researchers Discover Nanoparticle-Like Behavior of a Liquid Drop Acts Like Velcro on Specially Designed Surfaces

Findings show a liquid drop might behave as a solid object in terms of wetting interactions when placed on a surface that is simultaneously deformable and liquid-repelling

Welcome, NAE Members

The Clark School welcomes six National Academy Engineering members who will be returning to or joining our faculty this fall.

Ghodssi Receives Senior Faculty Outstanding Research Award

The award recognizes exceptionally influential research accomplishments by Clark School faculty.

Engineering Sustainable Solutions…Globally!

CEE professors led sustainability-focused study abroad programs in Iceland and Italy.

Liu Named Distinguished University Professor

Prof. Liu has been named a University of Maryland distinguished university professor, the most prestigious internal honor on campus.

'Wood' You Like Some Fresh Water?

New treatment for wood could make a membrane to extract fresh water.

Building on a Childhood Dream

FPE Alumni Jack Medovich discusses how his education compelled him to start a non-profit geared towards empowering child burn victims.

Ankur Srivastava named seventh director of ISR

His appointment will begin July 1, 2019.

Do Good Robotics Start-Up Competition coming this fall

Deadline for submitting an application is July 30.

Perfect Quantum Portal Emerges at Exotic Interface

A junction between an ordinary metal and a special kind of superconductor has provided a robust platform to observe Klein tunneling.

Aerospace Graduate's Gift Elevates Teacher's Legacy

Out of gratitude to his mentor, Jim Rand has made a generous gift to the Clark School in support of the Robert M. Rivello Scholarship.

Alumnus Chance Glenn Sr. named new University of Houston-Victoria provost

Glenn will become University of Houston-Victoria's provost and vice president for academic affairs starting August 5. 

Four BIOE Ph.D. Students Awarded NIH Fellowships

Students recognized for research in vaccine design, surgical sealants, pulmonary diseases, and multiple sclerosis. 

Special Forum and Seminar: Impact of Social Networking on Engineering Pedagogy

This half-day event focused on the ineffective study strategies that students are now using to pass engineering courses.

Two Clark School Faculty Named Finalists of Prestigious Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

Hafezi and Hu are among 31 of the nation's rising stars who will compete for three Blavatnik National Awards.

Scientists revisit the cold case of cold fusion

Four academic laboratories partner with Google to explore how materials science can help make fusion more accessible.
 

Cooling Wood: An Eco-Friendly Building Material

UMD and Boulder engineers create strong, sustainable solution for passive cooling

2019 Dean's Doctoral and Master's Student Research Awards

Created by Clark School Dean Darryll Pines, the competition recognize distinguished graduate student researchers in order to help propel their careers and demonstrate the value of high-quality engineering research.

CECD Celebrates Twenty Years of Research and Education Excellence

The Center for Engineering Concepts Development celebrated its distinguished history and decades of accomplishments during their 20th Anniversary and Middleton Luncheon.

Partnering for Quantum Leaps

For many UMD researchers, partnering with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is key.

Have You Seen this Cube?

When an important WWII atomic relic turned up out of the blue, two Maryland researchers wanted to know: what happened to the other 658 of them?

Pioneering Breakthrough: Unmanned Aircraft Delivers Organ for Successful Kidney Transplant in Maryland

The groundbreaking effort by Maryland faculty and researchers could help expand donor access to transplantation.

Four BIOE Students Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Students recognized for research in immunoengineering, regenerative medicine, and more.

Timothy J. Regan to deliver Kirlin/Whiting-Turner Lecture on April 18

Timothy J. Regan, president and CEO of Whiting-Turner, will share insights gained during his career.

Radioactive Material Detected Remotely Using Laser-induced Electron Avalanche Breakdown

New method developed by UMD researchers could be scaled up to improve security at ports of entry

Potholepalooza

An Expert Gets to the Bottom of Them (and Blows Out a Tire)

Artificial Intelligence solutions for commercial adoption of solar cells

Leite and team research highlighted on cover of Joule

Study Outlines Targeted Treatment Option for Aggressive Breast Cancer

Research team explores nanotechnology-based therapeutic strategy for triple-negative breast cancer.

UMD researchers awarded $5.3M NIH BRAIN Initiative grant

BBI-affiliated faculty instrumental to "Readout and control of spatiotemporal neuronal codes for behavior"

UMD auditory cortex research featured in Nature Neuroscience

Study reveals how the brain nimbly and rapidly change responses to incoming sensory stimuli depending upon the cognitive context of the moment.

Student autonomous robotics competition slated for June 2019

Deadline to submit team entry form is Feb. 18. The Maryland Robotics Center is organizing the competition.

Stop—hey, what’s that sound?

New Maryland study explores how the sounds going into our ears become the words going through our brains.

UMD Welcomes Inaugural Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland welcomes 10 exceptional young engineers from across the state of Maryland as its inaugural class of A. James Clark Scholars.

It takes a swarm: These robots talk to each other, make decisions as a group

"Power in numbers" is how Michael Otte, an engineer at the University of Maryland, approaches robot decision making.

Hopping Over Traffic

Joint project aims to design an air taxi that could “hop” from Baltimore to D.C. in 15 minutes.

The App that Fights Congestion, Emissions

UMD transportation engineers develop incenTrip to nudge users toward greener, more efficient travel decisions.

With Engineering Projects, UMD Students Seek to Boost Education Access, Public Health, and Sustainability

EWB and MDSE partner with communities to improve quality of life locally and abroad.

What Does a Pair of Dice Have to Do With Disaster Recovery?

Resilience experts use gaming techniques and more to understand utility operator behaviors.

New pyroelectric system transmits power wirelessly, harvesting and storing energy from heat source

This is the first time high-frequency-cycled pyroelectric energy conversion has been successfully combined with the ability to recharge batteries.

Pristine quantum light source created at the edge of silicon chip

Researchers have demonstrated a new approach that enables different devices to repeatedly emit nearly identical single photons.

Tunable Thermal 'Switch' Discovered in Squid-based Biomaterials

Collaborative research team hopes to apply technology to textiles.

UMD Resilience Experts Awarded NSF Grant to Accelerate Disaster Recovery

The $750,000 CRISP grant will allow the team to investigate operator decision-making following disasters.

Advance could yield safer, longer-range electric car batteries

Chemical engineers pack more energy in same space for reliable battery.

Alumna Mingyan Liu named ECE chair at University of Michigan

Liu earned MSSE and PhD degrees at Maryland, advised by John Baras.

UMD engineers, colleagues work to triple the energy storage of lithium-ion batteries

Researchers have synthesized a new cathode material from iron fluoride that surpasses the capacity limits of traditional lithium-ion batteries.

Study validates face recognition experts, but shows humans perform best with an AI partner

New research combines computer vision research, forensic science, and psychology.

Alumna Profile: Kristina Schneider Hysler

While an undergraduate student, Hysler organized a Women in Engineering Day for local middle school girls.

Stephen Trimberger in residence as ISR visiting research engineer

A member of NAE, Trimberger has made major contributions to architectures and programming tools for field-programmable gate arrays.

Oyster Beacon Targets Sustainability

The Oyster Boys Team built a dredge detection device that uses sensors to detect illegal dredging.

Elon Musk Tweets Back

A question and answer session with Quinn Kupec, an undergraduate researcher in Aerospace Engineering, who recently grabbed the attention of Elon Musk.

Acts of Kindness Create a Philanthropist

Alumnus creates the Rattan L. Khosa Graduate Endowed Scholarship in Structural Engineering.

Why a robot can't yet outjump a flea

New research could help explain why nature still beats robots, and describes how machines might take the lead.

Three BIOE Professors Awarded NIH R01s in as Many Months

Drs. Jewell, Scarcelli, and Jay were awarded a collective total of $5.4 million in NIH R01 funding this spring.

Cuff, Scale, and Smartphone

New blood pressure monitoring technologies could enhance accuracy and accessibility.

Transforming Medicine, Impacting Health

While many freshmen were acclimating to college life, a team of first-year students was adjusting to life as biotech inventors.

UMD Celebrates Invention of Year Winners, Ventures, and Partnerships at 'Innovate Maryland'

An electric vehicle charger innovation takes home top honors for Invention of Year.

A higher-energy, safer and longer-lasting zinc battery

Researchers revive an old chemistry with a new electrolyte.

Four Clark School Professors Receive Competitive DURIP Grants

DURIP supports university research in technical areas of interest to the Department of Defense.

Maryland researchers awarded DARPA cooperative agreement to develop robotic swarm strategies

Maryland's is among the first “core swarm sprints” projects awarded in DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program.

Scientists Mix the Unmixable to Create 'Shocking' Nanoparticles

Researchers are the first to create nanoscale particles composed of up to eight distinct elements generally known to be immiscible.

UMD Alumna Preserves American Icons

Merdon has overseen more than $11 billion in construction projects and programs over her 30-year career.

Wu Awarded Distinguished Professorship in Surgical Science

BIOE Research Professor recognized for contributions to the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Clark School Researchers Recognized for Exceptional Inventions

Among the nine 2017 Invention of the Year award nominees, six are led by or include Clark School researchers.

2018 Engineering Sustainability Day

Join us for an energetic discussion!

On the Field and Off, Oluwaseun Oluwatimi's Hard Work Knows No Boundaries

The sophomore has jumped feet first into Clark School opportunities since transferring this semester.

Strength in Numbers, Especially Family Groups

UMD ChBE researchers develop a cluster of azo materials for use in alkali-ion batteries.

New hole-punched crystal clears a path for quantum light

Photonic chip guides single photons, even when there are bends in the road

Clark School welcomes Dr. William Regli

Regli, formerly of DARPA, is the sixth director of the Institute for Systems Research.

Spheres of attraction, brought together by quantum physics

Researchers use an atomic force microscope to measure the Casimir force between two spheres.

CEE Experts Active at TRB 97th Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff, and students gave more than 50 presentations during the four-day event.

Inaugural Energy Innovation Seed Grants awarded

$100K grants promote energy innovation technology

FPE Alumna Jamie McAllister Wears Multiple Hats in the Fire Protection Arena

McAllister was also recently profiled in Fire Protection Engineering magazine.

Galloway to Give National Academies' Abel Wolman Distinguished Lecture

The lecture will outline major water resources challenges and offer insight into potential solutions. 

Students Get Ready for Advanced Degrees at GEM GRAD Lab

The event drew students from across the Maryland–DC–Virginia area to learn about and prepare for grad school.

New microsystems detect, treat bacterial biofilms that cause post-operative infections

'Flexible impedance sensor' can fit inside urinary catheters, monitor and treat biofilms.

UMD Solar Decathlon Team Takes 1st Place in the U.S., 2nd Place in the World

Team Maryland Wins Silver at the 2017 Solar Decathlon

Five Clark School faculty part of $8 million NIH grant to combat hearing loss in older people

Multidisciplinary research will examine strategies to improve communication challenges.

University of Maryland School of Engineering Announces Unprecedented Investment from A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

Building Together: An Investment for Maryland Will Transform UMD Through $219,486,000 Gift

Espy-Wilson's technology included in new Alcatel MOVE TIME smart watch

OmniSpeech 'OmniClear' software reduces dynamic noise in communication devices.

Empowering Voices in Engineering

Moving towards a more diverse and inclusive campus.

Salamanca-Riba Appointed 2017/2018 UMD ADVANCE Professor 

Dr. Salamanca-Riba will help facilitate opportunities for advancement among University faculty members, especially under-represented groups.

ChBE101 Students Participate in Pilot Student-Mentoring Program

Program designed and implemented by ChBE Lecturer, Deborah Goldberg.

MSE Research Group’s Invited Perspective Published in ACS Energy Letters

Marina Leite and her team offer insight into the future of solar cell technology.

Relive Totality With Clark School Images, Videos

View landscapes and research operations at three locations.

Watch the Clark School's Total Eclipse Live Stream at 2:40 p.m.

The UAS Test Site will stream from South Carolina.

Clark School Participates in Solar Eclipse

The Clark School is deploying teams of faculty, staff and students to experience the solar eclipse in-person.

Khaligh-led student team wins award at IEEE IFEC competition

In first-ever entry, the Clark School team wins Best Presentation Award.

Student Spotlight: Kameron Sheppard

The Maryland native's interest in computer engineering began with Python.

Meet the Alumnus Who Brought Stormwater Management to Silicon Valley

Mapistry software helps industrial facilities navigate stormwater regulations.

Intern Spotlight: Kristina Babinski

Her project could help in search and rescue missions.

William Regli named sixth director of ISR

Regli, an ISR alumnus, will begin his appointment in January 2018.

3D-Printed Evaporator is Sustainable Approach to Water Shortage

The evaporator uses solar energy to efficiently purify water.

Miao Yu named Maryland Robotics Center director

Yu develops sensors useful in a variety of robotics applications.

Thomas E. Murphy Reappointed as Director of IREAP

Thomas E. Murphy Reappointed as Director of IREAP

Student Spotlight: Helen Lan ('17)

Where is she now? An update on Helen Lan, featured on the spring 2015 cover of E@M magazine.

BIOE Researcher Works to Advance MS, Autoimmune Disease Research

Ph.D. student Lisa Tostanoski recognized with Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

ChBE Alumna Receives Fullbright Scholarship

Ezinne Achinivu will focus her research on the development of biomass processing in Riems, France, beginning in June.

WUSA9 'Geeks Out' Over Fire Tornado

FPE Chair and undergraduate students interviewed by WUSA9 reporter on the topic of wildland fire phenomenon.

Women Engineers Welcome Admitted Students

The Women in Engineering program hosted an admitted students reception on March 29, 2017.

New Class Inducted into Order of the Engineer

Clark School students make a commitment to integrity and responsibility in the engineering profession.

Transportation@Maryland Workshop Promotes Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration on Future Mobility Systems

Participants included researchers from 10 colleges and 15 research centers.

Chem-E Car Set to Compete in National Competition

The UMD team placed 5th at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition, securing their spot for Nationals in October.

University of Maryland to Lead NIH-Funded Center for Engineering Complex Tissues

UMD to Collaborate with Rice University, Wake Forest to Advance 3-D Printing Applications for Regenerative Medicine

UMD Team Chases Solar-Powered Victory

Solar Decathlon is a biennial competition that challenges students to design and build a house powered entirely by the sun.

Government, Industry, Academia Representatives Collaborate to Advance Medical Device Innovation in Maryland

Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices, RTI International draw capacity crowd to March 7th event.

Mazurek, Hicks Receive Google Faculty Research Award

Researchers will develop tools/strategies that encourage software developers to write more secure code

Up, up and Away, Professor Mary Bowden Launches Student Success through the Balloon Payload Program

Bowden inspires students, recognized with WIA 2016 Aerospace Educator Award.

A nerve modeled on a battery

NEES PI helps make new organic artificial synapse

UMD Pushes Beyond Line of Sight to Map Impacts of Traditional Farming in Belize

The project marks the first time a UAS Test Site operator has flown using only instrumentation and cameras.

BIOE, IBBR Researchers Develop Electrogenetic Device for Activating Gene Expression via Electrodes

System holds promise for study of biological systems, biosensors and bio-hybrid devices.

Cumings and Drisko Published in Nature Communications

Small defects can make whole materials frustrated.

President Obama names Michael Rotkowitz a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

The PECASE is the highest federal government honor for science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.

Gov Hogan Announces UMD’s Role in $65M Environmental Agenda

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced $7.5 million in funding to create the Green Energy Institute.

UMD Researchers Find Ultra-thin Solution to Primary Obstacle in Solid-State Battery Development

Clark School researchers are developing game-changing solid-state battery technology

UMD Receives $1M in Federal Funding to Help Increase Number of Minority Students Graduating with STEM Degrees

Increasing the quantity and quality of underrepresented minority students in STEM.

Synchronized swimming: How startled fish shoals effectively evade danger

Understanding response dynamics of startled fish reveals how orientation within the group effects escape chances, may offer insights into emergency response planning.

Jewell Lab Teams up with Veterans Affairs to Advance Multiple Sclerosis Research

BIOE, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and others collaborate in the name of human health innovation.

A Continuum of Giving: Jim Kinkead

The legacy of A. James Clark, eponym of the Clark School, lives on in the spirit of alumni whose generosity continues to support the foundation he built.

Giving through Social Entrepreneurship

The Engineering for Social Change class introduces young engineers to the ideas of social change and social entrepreneurship.

UMD's Technica Expected to Be Largest All-Women Hackathon in U.S.

This weekend, the University of Maryland will host an anticipated 800 women for Technica.

Muro Develops Technique to Improve Oral Drug Delivery Using Targeted Nanocarriers

Associate Professor Silvia Muro (Joint, IBBR) and fellow UMD researchers are working to improve oral drug delivery to targets by protecting against the effects of gastric conditions.

It’s not your ears, it’s your brain

UMD neuroscience research shows older adults’ brain processing contributes to diminished speech comprehension, even with normal hearing.

John S. Baras inducted into Clark School Innovation Hall of Fame

Baras created algorithms and protocols by which Internet services can be delivered over satellite.

Big Quantum

We are on the verge of a new technological revolution.

UMD Center for Disaster Resilience Leads Hill Discussion on D.C. Flood Risk

CEE faculty partner with Congresswoman Holmes Norton to emphasize importance of resilience in the nation's capital.

UMD Bioengineers Work to Reprogram Lymph Node Function to Fight Multiple Sclerosis

Jewell Research Lab Publishes Findings in Cell Reports Journal

Siemens, Koffel Gifts Help Fire Protection Engineering Reach $2.5M Milestone in Legacy Campaign

A $100,000 gift from Siemens, matched by a gift from Bill Koffel, has helped the department raise $2,500,000 towards its endowed Clinical Professor fund.

Wood Windows are Cooler than Glass

A study by engineers at the University of Maryland shows that natural microstructures in transparent wood are the key to lighting & insulation advantages.

Could Standing On A Scale Give You Better Insights Into Your Cardiovascular Health?

New research published in Scientific Reports could lead to improving non-invasive cardiovascular health monitoring.

Newly Discovered Blue Whirl Fire Tornado Burns Cleaner for Reduced Emissions; Could Lead to Better Oil Spill Cleanup

Clark School researchers describe a previously unobserved flame phenomenon in a new peer-reviewed paper.

Jewell Research Lab Explores New Therapies for Treatment of Juvenile Diabetes

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation awards Prof. Jewell $500,000 grant to study vaccine for diabetes.

iGEM Looks to Fight Global Warming with Synthetic Biology

UMD's International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team hosts Launch UMD campaign to fight global warming.

BioE Capstone 2016: New Projects Focus on Improved Healthcare for Underserved Communities, Pediatric Patients, and More

Affordable RT-PCR for clinical diagnostics, fear mitigation device for pediatric MRIs tie for first place.

NFPA Awards UMD Research in Pathways of Wildland-Urban Interface Fires

National Fire Protection Association recognizes UMD Fire Protection Engineering research team with 2016 Fire Protection Research Foundation Medal.

Safer, Better Li-Ion Batteries

UMD researchers are developing safer, high performing Li-Ion batteries

UMD Concrete Canoe Team Celebrates Second Consecutive ASCE Mid-Atlantic Win

Team places first in races and the design category, and second in the product display category.

UMD Transportation Experts in the News: WMATA’s SafeTrack Plan

UMD experts are using transportation modeling and simulation technologies to help commuters make informed decisions.

More than 175 attend national Denice Denton Emerging Leaders Workshop

Faculty development workshop helped mid-career STEM academics develop knowledge, skills, strategies and critical networks.

First 3D Bioprinted Placenta Model for Study of Preeclampsia Created

Scientists are the first to create a 3D bioprinted placenta model and use it to study preeclampsia, a life-threatening pregnancy complication.

More Salt, More Power: UMD, ARL Researchers Building Better Batteries

A team of researchers at UMD, ARL, and colleagues have developed a battery that is at once safer, cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and more powerful - by adding a pinch of salt.

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications

Transparent wood made at UMD could create new windows, cars and solar panels

Boeing Guest Lecture Given by John Tracy

Dr. Tracy, Chief Technical Officer of Boeing, visited campus on February 2nd.

Ingenious method enables sharper flat-panel displays at lower energy costs

UMD-headquartered project uses nanoslits to control light

Scientists blend coinage metals to obtain alloys better than gold

Scientists at the University of Maryland (UMD) have developed a novel method for altering the light reflected or absorbed by a material by match-making combinations of gold, silver, and copper into various mixtures of metals, or alloys.

Garrett Wessler Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

UMD undergraduate student one of 2,000 award recipients for the 2016 competition.

UMD to Host 2016 FIRST Robotics District Championship

Student Teams Build, Battle Robots to Secure Spot in International Championship

UMD Startup Makes Strides in Cybersecurity

SecondWrite develops software to combat evasive malware

Forum Highlights Inclusion in Engineering

The Clark School hosted A Day of Inclusive Excellence in late March 2016.

UMD Students Head to SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend

UMD led team aims to build cutting edge prototype for the next generation of transportation.

Alumnus Amr Adly Promoted to Vice President at Cairo University

Dr. Adly leads research efforts in new position at Cairo University.

Two UMD Faculty Receive NASA Early Stage Innovations Awards

Aerospace Engineering professors Hartzell and Sedwick receive NASA awards to foster high priority space technology.

Chen Awarded Northrop Grumman Graduate Fellowship in Engineering Education

Graduate student Guang Chen selected for a 2015-2016 Northrop Grumman fellowship.

New Report Gives Guidance on Growing Baltimore Medical Device Community

Attracting mid- to large-sized medical device companies through established innovation hubs is the biggest key to growing Baltimore into a major medical device technology sector

University of Maryland Flies High with Milestone 50th High-Altitude Balloon Launch

University of Maryland Celebrates 50th Launch of the Maryland Space Grant Consortium Balloon Payload Program

Visionary choreographer Huang Yi performs at Maryland, visits Robot Realization Lab

Yi programs a KUKA industrial robot to dance with humans in his work.

Beshr and Eldeeb Named GDF-Suez Chuck Edwards Memorial Fellows

Mechanical Engineering graduate students Mohamed Beshr and Radia Eldeeb awarded 2015 GDF-Suez Chuck Edwards Memorial Fellowships.

Jones Named AIAA Associate Fellow

Aerospace Engineering Assistant Professor Anya Jones named AIAA Associate Fellow.

Gates Foundations awards UMD project to address world sanitation problems

UMD researchers receive award for the tri-generation of heat, power, and potable water from waste.

Liu Awarded 2016 IEEE Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award

Prolific Researcher Recognized for Exceptional Teaching and Mentoring

Surfing Liquid Drops Shed New Light in Soft Materials Research

New work published in Nature Communications could improve applications from cancer therapies and contact lenses to 3-D printing and mayonnaise.

New Battery Demonstrates “Sweet Spot” of Electrolyte Thickness and Composition

Atom-scale synthesis makes highly conductive LiPON for solid-state battery

CYC Students Learn About Sustainable Energy

The University of Maryland Center for Young Children (CYC) Tour UMERC

UMD Team Wins 2015 Robo-Ops and Sets New Course Record

Maryland students and their rover 'Frigg' win first place at the 2015 Robo-Ops Competition.

Gaging the Long-Term Performance of Nuclear Reactor Cooling Pipes

Schwarm wins DOE fellowship to study changes in the properties of stainless steel.

AFSA Announces UMD Legacy Campaign Support

Sponsorship helps strengthen Fire Protection Engineering's undergraduate curriculum.

Three UMD Students Receive Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships

Aerospace Engineering graduate students Camli Badrya, Elaine Petro and Elena Shrestha receive Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships.

ECE Announces Computer Engineering Minor

Curriculum fills a void regarding hardware and software knowledge that crossed the Clark School’s engineering curriculum.

Members of NEES Gather for 2015 Spring Accomplishment Meeting

Poster session, in-depth discussions, presentations.... and hiking

UMD Center for Disaster Resilience Leads Efforts to Create a National Resilience Scorecard

CEE researchers host "Building Blocks for a National Resilience Scorecard" workshop.

BGE's Calvin Butler to Deliver Spring Commencement Remarks

CEO of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company to speak on May 22.

Emissions from Natural Gas Wells May Travel Far Downwind

New study sees steep rise in ethane accompanying the rise in fracking.

Lacey Wins Nat'l Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship

Award supports graduate student’s study of printed and flexible electronics and batteries.

CEE, Landscape Architecture Researchers Awarded 1st Place in EPA Campus RainWorks Challenge

Interdisciplinary team recognized for UMD Memorial Chapel site proposal.

Undergrads Host AIChE Conference; Chem-E Car Shelldon Heads to National Competition

AIChE welcomes more than 300 chemical engineering students from more than two dozen schools.

Invention of the Year Nominee: Method for Extracting ENF Signals from Video

Invention offers security, forensic, and historic preservation applications

Lankford Awarded ARCS Scholarship

Aerospace engineering grad student receives 2015-2016 Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation (ARCS) Scholarship

Invention of the Year Finalist: Intra-Lymph Node Cancer Vaccination Delivery

Jewell develops potent and selective vaccine delivery technique targeting cancer and autoimmune diseases

UMD To Celebrate Innovations and Partnerships April 29

Nine nominees for Invention of the Year to be recognized at annual event

UMD Partners with Army to Launch Extreme Battery Research Center

New center cofounded by ChBE professor Chunsheng Wang.

Radermacher Receives Institute of Refrigeration J&E Hall Gold Medal

Reinhard Radermacher recognized for pushing research frontiers in energy efficiency and environmentally sustainable thermal systems.

ASCE Maryland Hosts Inaugural “Suit Up & Be Civil” Event

Nearly 200 gather for UMD American Society of Civil Engineers event.

UMD Patents Compounds that Inhibit Biofilm Formation and Persistence

Patent awarded for compounds capable of fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Non-Toxic, Edible Materials Could Help Break Up Oil Slicks

Raghavan group’s efforts part of Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.

UMD Transportation Engineers Evaluate Costs of Traffic Jams, Congestion

NTC@Maryland addresses impact of congestion on economy, freight transport.

UMD Engineers & Tight End Team Up on "Catchy" New Football Product

Grip Boost gel restores gloves to like-new condition for a fraction of the cost of new ones.

UMD Robot Visits White House

Grad student Bryan Hays and NAO robot volunteer to teach programming to K-12 students.

WIFIRE Wins 3 HPCwire Awards at Int’l High Performance Computing Conference

Cyberinfrastructure is designed to predict, monitor and mitigate wildfires.

Searching for Replacements for Rare Earth Elements in Permanent Magnets

Fackler’s exploration of vicalloy using combinatorial materials synthesis wins awards.

You Can Help Our Chem-E Car, Testudo Mobile, Get Competition-Ready!

Launch UMD helps team raise funds for upgrades, travel to national competition.

Virtual Demonstrations and Crowdsourcing Could Lead Advancements in Autonomous Robots

UMD researchers discuss new approaches to imitation learning for robots in ASME's Mechanical Engineering's September issue.

UMD Clark School to Host Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience

Research showcase to highlight role of engineers in developing innovative solutions to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to disasters.

Beyond “Six Nines”: Ultra-enriched Silicon for Quantum Computing

MSE student part of NIST team pursuing near-perfect crystals.

Hydrophobically Modified Polymers Create “Cell Gels”

New technique could be used in tissue engineering, 3D cell culture.

Bergbreiter to attend NAE U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Microrobotics researcher one of 83 "outstanding young engineers" invited to prestigious event.

UMD Alumnus Wins Top Spot in Infiniti's Performance Engineering Academy

Eric LaRoche (B.S., '14) secures a 12-month dream job with Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

Redox, UMD, Microsoft, Trans-Tech to Develop Transformational Natural Gas Fuel Cells Through $5 Million in ARPA-E Funding

The goal of the project is to further advance Redox's high-performance fuel cells and drive them to market-readiness for a broad range of applications.

Department of Energy renews NEES EFRC for four years

The center develops highly ordered nanostructures that offer a unique way of looking at the science of energy storage.

Inaugural Project Management Symposium Draws Capacity Crowd

More than 250 project management professionals gathered at the University of Maryland June 9-10 for the inaugural Project Management Symposium.

BioE Capstone 2014: New Projects Focus on Cardiological Health, Surgical Tools and More

Students' inventions range from diagnostic devices to accident prevention products.

Room To Move: Spacing Graphite Layers Makes a Better Battery Anode

New process designed to make Na-ion batteries an effective alternative to Li-ion.

UMD Project Management Program Highlighted on ENGINEERING.com

ENGINEERING.com highlights UMD's Project Management Center for Excellence

UMD Receives $4.5M for Science of Security "Lablet"

The funding is for new scientific methodologies and tools related to cybersecurity.

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.

Shaking Things Up: UMD Engineering Students Build Innovative Solution to Help Save Honey Bees

Undergrads gain hands-on experience helping biologists build solutions for critical honey bee issue.

Bergbreiter and Paley Honored at White House Ceremony

UMD researchers were honored yesterday at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

Chem-E Car Team Heads to Finals!

New vehicle debuted at regional competition.

Bergbreiter's Robotics Research Featured in NSF's Science Nation

'As fast as their tiny 'bot' legs will carry them! Micro-robots, smaller than a penny, could one day swarm to the rescue.'

IBM Challenges UMD Students to Develop New Customer Service Tech

Students from the QUEST program will compete on March 30

Rafael Setra Named One of Three 2014 UMD Goldwater Scholars

Electrical Engineering and Math major was one of three University of Maryland students selected

The Science, Technology and Society Program Build More than Just Robots

The STS Robotics Service Learning Program Works with Five K-12 Schools

Student Innovators to Converge at University of Maryland for Bitcamp

"Hackathon" event to showcase student-made technology creations

Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program Awards $4.1 Million to 15 Maryland Industry/Academic Teams to Develop Technology Products

Green technologies, oyster farming, Chesapeake Bay-saving and medical inventions dominate the funding round.

UMD Holds Risk and Reliability Engineering 25th Anniversary Symposium

Symposium will celebrate research and education excellence in reliability engineering and risk analysis.

UMD Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program Wins National Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education

EIP takes first place in the Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program category.

Innovation Hall of Fame Inductee and Alumnus Campanella Passes

Electrical engineering alumnus had long, distinguished career in communications technology.

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.

Five Clark School Faculty Earn NSF CAREER Awards

Mi, Stoliarov, Liu, Rotkowitz, and Jewell awarded 5-year research grants from the National Science Foundation.

Humbert Weighs in on Amazon's Drone Delivery Program in Washington Business Journal

Director of UMD's Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory speaks about challenges facing Amazon's drone delivery program.

UMD's Women in Engineering Program Featured in NerdScholar

WIE programs drive increase in female enrollment.

Team Mulciber to Compete as Finalist in Wood Stove Decathlon

Innovative wood stove design is only finalist from an academic institution.

UMD Faculty Publish Research That Provides Insights on Brain Injuries

Mechanical Engineering researchers tackle brain tissue mechanics to provide greater insight on traumatic brain injuries.

Schultheis to Lead New UMD Regulatory Science Initiative

Former FDA branch chief to guide UMD effort to help improve food, drug, and medical device safety.

NSF-Backed DC I-Corps Kicks Off First Cohort with 20 Federal Laboratory, University and Regional Inventors, Entrepreneur Teams

The Silicon Valley-tested, Lean Startup-based initiative is slated to train 300 top entrepreneurial research teams over three years.

Mpact Week to Showcase UMD Robotics, Bioengineering, Innovation, Oct. 23-26

Events will highlight the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Bacteria Prowl for Pathogen Prey

Alumnus Matthew Wook Chang's custom E. Coli target hospital-acquired infections.

Scholarship, Friendship and Gratitude

Bequest of alumna Frances Balfour (Ph.D. '82) creates new endowed chair.

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.

Championing Our Nation's Water Resource Infrastructure

Prof. Gerald Galloway testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Meet the Potential Future of Electricity Generation

Redox Power Systems, UMD develop breakthrough fuel cells to provide efficient, affordable electricity.

CyberSTEM Camp Inspires Middle School Girls

The five day experience included hands-on activities.

Undergrads Showcase Innovative Sustainability Design Ideas Developed in New "Energy 101" Course

Student design ideas include a green gym powered by exercise, sustainable floors for sporting arenas, water-powered watch.

Inaugural UMD Business Model Challenge Winners Announced

Wheel Shields and UMDTutor2Go received top honors at the event.

Twomey Wins Wylie Fellowship

Award supports grad student's work in potential therapies for tissue regeneration.

Rosenberg: HHMI Fellowship Supports Research on Osteoarthritis

BioE senior recognized for work in Orthopaedic Mechanobiology Lab.

UMD's Mtech Pronounces: Business Plan Pitches Are Dead

New Business Model Challenge focuses on business model generation, customer development and pivoting.

Clark School Faculty Recognized at UMD Invention of the Year Awards

26th annual awards ceremony honors most promising campus inventions.

Wuttig Honored at National Meeting of the Materials Research Society

Professor's 80th birthday, career celebrated in special symposium.

U-Md. Morpheus Lab Establishes Alexander Brown Center for Adaptive Technology

The New Center Memorializes Alexander Brown in its Efforts to Innovate

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.

UMD Students Visit Congress to Raise Visibility for Science, Engineering and Technology

UMD's Student Chapter of the Electrochemical Society met with Congress on March 12-13 to show value of R&D funding.

Quantum Dot Commands Light

Researchers harness the quantum nature of light and semiconductors to expand the capabilities of computers.

Vote to Support UMD FPE's Team Mulciber in the Next Generation Wood Stove Design Challenge!

Team Mulciber has been named a finalist in The Alliance for Green Heat's Next Generation Wood Stove Design Challenge.

Khaligh receives NSF TUES grant for electric vehicles laboratory

The educational lab will train students in rapidly developing electric vehicle technology.

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.

2013 WIE DREAM Conference Inspires High School Students' Passion for Engineering

Women in Engineering event attracts 600 high school participants and their families.

UMD, GWU, and VT Awarded $3.75M by NSF to Launch Regional I-Corps Node for National Innovation Network

Initiative to Train 300 of the Top Entrepreneurial Research Teams from U.S. Universities, Federal Labs

UMD Team Named Finalist in Wood Stove Design Challenge

Team Mulciber named a finalist in The Alliance for Green Heat's Next Generation Wood Stove Design Challenge.

UMD Researchers Win $1.5 Million Department of Energy Award to Improve Home Cooling Efficiency

The Center for Environmental Energy Engineering to collaborate with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

CATT Lab Celebrates Data Innovation Day

CATT Lab will provide demonstrations during Data Innovation Day

Kofinas, Muro Honored for Research

Clark School Outstanding Research Awards recognize professors' influential and ground-breaking work.

Davis Awarded $4M Multidisciplinary Research Initiatives Contract

The Joint Technology Office will fund Professor Davis's research on laser beam propagation through the turbulent atmosphere over five years.

Milchberg selected as 2012 OSA Fellow

Professor Howard Milchberg was selected because of his efforts to advance the field of optics.

Spinning Engineered Silk Into Tiny Designs—With A Microscope

Atomic force microscopy to guide formation of polymer threads.

Rubloff Co-Authors Major DoE Report on Emerging Energy Technologies

Publication focuses on opportunities in mesoscale science.

$2.8M DOE Grant Funds Continued Development of Cooling Technology

Takeuchi leads team creating solid-state, highly efficient cooling systems.

Engineers Without Borders Chapter Receives Grants

Bechtel funds marketplace stormwater management project in Ethiopia; Boeing funds trip to Burkina Faso.

Merrill Presidential Scholars Honored

Three Clark School students and their college and high school mentors recognized.

Choi Named 2012 Fischell Fellow

Bioengineering graduate student studies imaging, simulations.

Long-Term Sea Level Rise Could Cost Washington, D.C., Billions

Clark School study predicts damage from sea level rise brought on by global warming.

Cukier Named Inaugural Director of Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students

Reliability engineering associate professor to direct nation’s first undergraduate honors program in cybersecurity.

Maryland Remains a Top School for Entrepreneurially-Minded Students

UMD has moved up to 14th on the undergraduate list - up from 18th last year, and 24th for graduate this year.

FDA Leaders, Industry Call for Major Strides in Regulatory Science at UM CERSI Day

Over 150 government, industry, academic representatives attend new center's showcase event.

Janiak Named Kauffman Fellow

Alumnus, former Fischell Fellow in prestigious venture capital program.

Less Precious: Big Copper Particles Could Make Your Electronics Cheaper

ChBE collaboration with DuPont seeks safer, more affordable way to manufacture electronics.

Clark School Students Win National Energy Competition

Mechanical engineering students' air conditioning project takes first place in Department of Energy competition.

Jewell Joins Bioengineering Faculty

Professor seeks new treatments for type 1 diabetes, other autoimmune diseases.

Fair Showcases Summer Undergraduate Research

Twenty-two top students from across the country demonstrate faculty-advised research projects.

SafeLiCell Takes 2nd at Green Business Plan Competition

BioE undergrad's presentation on novel battery tech wins $10K.

Award Supports Development of Safer Batteries for Biomedical Devices

Sophomore Mian Khalid wins prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute fellowship for work with Kofinas Group.

World's Smallest Battery: How Small is Too Small?

Electrolyte determines just how thin a nanoscale lithium battery can be.

Clark School Earns Impact Award for Work with Minorities

$10,000 award recognizes efforts to retain underrepresented minority students in engineering programs.

17 Clark School Students Earn NSF Fellowships

Program recognizes outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported fields. Number of undergrad recipients doubles.

The Weird World of "Remote Heating"

Clark School researchers discover nanoscale phenomenon, potential computer speed advantages.

New Barrier Gel Will Improve Analysis of Blood Samples

Ragahavan, colleagues create UV-curable polymer that more effectively separates cells from serum.

Foundation Supports Gore's Efforts to Improve Fuel Cells

MSE graduate student named ARCS Hesse Endowment Fellow.

Engineering freshmen volunteer for FIRST Robotics "Rebound Rumble"

Engineering freshmen build the field and help teams in the pits.

Protecting Cultural Heritage

Clark School, Smithsonian to develop and test system for measuring moisture in at-risk architecture and art.

NSF Grant to Help Monitor and Protect Endangered Species

Clark School, National Geographic, Princeton to build wireless network of animal-borne embedded devices to track wildlife.

Hicks Named Permanent Director of Cybersecurity Center

ECE-affiliated Associate Professor Michael Hicks has been selected to serve as the University of Maryland Cybersecurity Center's new director.

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.

$2.3 Million for Transportation Lab Project

Department of Homeland Security boosts funding for D.C.-area information-sharing network.

2011 Fischell Festival Recap, Video Now Online

See lectures from FDA Chief Scientist, Key Tech CEO.

$1.35M for Development of Bone Regeneration Technology

NIH funds John Fisher's research to help patients with serious injuries.

Baras Leads $1M NIST Cooperative Agreement

Cyber-physical system research will develop standards, methods and tools for more reliable smart cars, aircraft, buildings, power grids.

Hoyer Honors UM Solar Decathlon Team

Praise for team entered into the Congressional Record.

Hundreds Flock to 2011 Maryland Robotics Day

Professionals and budding engineers take in speakers, demonstrations, labs.

Melchiorri Named 2011 Fischell Fellow

Incoming graduate student specializes in cardiovascular research.

AGRC is a Vertical Lift Rotorcraft Center of Excellence

Gessow Rotorcraft Center part of a $7 million research effort.

Averting Bridge Disasters

Alumnus Kalantari creates technology and company to save lives, improve maintenance.

Desai to Attend Frontiers in Engineering Symposium

Mechanical engineering professor selected by National Academy of Engineering as "emerging leader."

FAA Approves NEXTOR II Research Contract

Aviation operations collaboration is worth up to $60 million over length of contract.

Numerous Clark School Students Earn NSF Fellowships

Program recognizes outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported fields.

Clark School Invention of the Year Winners

Clark School teams won three out of four top prizes in technology commercialization competition.

Protecting Nuclear Plants from Cyber Attacks

Clark School, government and industry address plant cybersecurity in May conference.

CATT Game Builders Win with "scrEWEd"

Researchers who make training games for first responders win local Global Game Jam.

Cumings, Seog Win NSF CAREER Awards for Nanotech

"Frustrated nanomagnets," peptide self-assembly efforts seek denser computer memory, new bio-inspired materials.

UMD Launches New Cybersecurity Center

Speakers included Sen. Ben Cardin, former Director of National Security Mike McConnell.

Bad Virus Put to Good Use

In breakthrough batteries, virally structured nano-electrodes boost energy capacity 10-fold.

High-Tech Solution to "Dirty Bomb" Threat

System would detect ionization of air surrounding shipping containers holding radioactive material.

$15M to Support Postdoc Nanotechnology Research

Program will create next generation of nano experts.

New Detection for Concealed Radioactive Materials

Granatstein, Nusinovich propose new scheme for detecting materials in shipping containers.

Baras is co-PI on NSF cyber-physical systems award

Research is contributing to cost effective development and deployment of many safety and security-critical cyber-physical systems.

Students Tour Nearby Army Research Lab

Explore undergraduate and graduate student research opportunities in robotics, sensors, networks.

Susan Frazier's Campus Memorial Services

Please join the Clark School and university in remembering distinguished staff member.

UMD Announces New Cybersecurity Center

Stresses 'more-than-tech' solutions for government and private sectors.

UM, Army Sign CRADA Agreement

Agreement expands research, development and engineering efforts between the two entities.

2010 Maryland Robotics Day draws large crowd

Government officials, industry representatives, prospective students attend Maryland Robotics Day.

Calabrese Studies Gulf Oil, Nuclear Waste

Chemical engineering professor plans to share experiences with students this fall.

Cumings Receives DOE Grant

Materials group's nanotube study could improve computer processor, turbine generator efficiency.

"Organogelator" Could Help Gulf of Mexico Spill

Raghavan group aids development of non-toxic oil recovery agent.

175 Percent More Efficient Refrigeration

Clark School team develops "smart" alloy for cooling systems.

Pertmer Appointed Managing Director of Radiation Facilities

Professor will manage 3 facilities, compliance, safety and security.

Article by auditory researchers appears in Nature Neuroscience

This is the second article by the group to appear in the journal in 2010.

Alumnus Wins World Nuclear University Fellowship

Quynh Nguyen (Ph.D. '03, chemical engineering) attends Summer Institute at Oxford.

FlexEl is Maryland Incubator Company of the Year

Clark School faculty start-up wins with rechargeable, flexible, thin-film battery technology.

Mtech, Alumna-Run Companies Vie for State Awards

Five Clark School-affiliated companies named finalists for Incubator Company of the Year.

2010 Fischell Festival Recap, Video Now Online

Watch surgery and learn about entrepreneurship, senior design projects, and research.

UM $75K Biz Plan Competition Winners Announced

Speech software from Clark School's Espy-Wilson wins top prize, Citrin Award.

PolyVec Systems Dominates Business Plan Competition

Gene therapy carrier for breast cancer wins $45K including Citrin Impact Award.

Fellowship to Support Future Entrepreneurs

$560K gift establishes Warren Citrin Engineering Graduate Fellowships, supports Great Expectations campaign.

Synchronized Swimming for Submarines

Paley studies schooling fish to improve motion coordination in unmanned vehicle teams.

Electric Chevrolet Volt Visits Clark School

Raffled test drives, presentations put focus on technology and sustainability.

Haghani Named Director of CITSM

Ali Haghani to lead Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management.

A Tree in Your Tank?

$3.2M NSF grant funds effort to transform poplar trees into biofuel.

NVIDIA Corp. Recognizes UM

Maryland joins prominent network of 10 institutions worldwide focused on parallel computing.

Remedium Wins $10K in Global Security Challenge

Student start-up company’s blood-clotting foam "most promising" in international competition.

Alum's Gift Honors Inspirational Professor

Charles E. Waggner '54 establishes Goodings Professorship, advances Great Expectations Campaign.

Fisher Bioreactor Wins Professor Venture Fair

Bone tissue engineering technology takes top prize.

Educating the World's Kids One Laptop at a Time

ChBE undergraduate brings One Laptop Per Child program to Madagascar.

WIE Advocate Named BAE Systems, Inc., CEO

Linda Hudson will continue on Women in Engineering Program board.

Pines Testifies Before Congressional Committee

Clark School dean promotes engineering concepts within K-12 education.

Li Leads Research on Nano Ceramic Films

NSF grant for work fundamental to flexible electronics, next-generation bioactive implants.

Srivastava Earns Grant for Thermal Management

NSF grant for research to reduce carbon footprint of large data-storage centers.

Grant to Improve Data Reliability

Research could improve error-correction coding for Internet data transmission, data storage.

Shirmohammadi Named Associate Dean of Ag School

John Fisher becomes director of the Undergraduate Program in Bioengineering.

Baras, Martins Part of $9M Grant

Semiconductor Research Corporation/DARPA fund research on microelectronics and systems.

Severinsky to Receive Edison Patent Award

Inventor honored for hybrid engine design used in Toyota vehicles.

$2M for New Magnetometer Technology

Ultra-sensitive devices for threat detection, biomedical apps earn Takeuchi, collaborators DARPA grant.

Cumings Leads EFRC Nanowire Team

Research designed to increase effectiveness of lithium ion batteries.

Nuclear Engineering Education Now Online

Clark School makes new online graduate degrees (M.Eng. and Graduate Certificate) available.

DARPA Funding for AESOP Project

Rajeev Barua, colleagues, will collaborate with Princeton, BAE on $11.5 million program.

EGSC Named Best Group Council

University recognizes Clark School's graduate student council.

Students Build Anacostia Bio-Retention Facility

Natural system to reduce pollution, flooding result of university-community partnership.

ME Student Awarded the 2009 University Medal

Phillip Hannam receives the university’s highest honor awarded to a graduating senior.

Abed to Join UAE University

ISR director, ECE professor named dean of UAEU's College of Information Technology.

Fischell, Alumni to Be Honored

Gala to recognize bioengineering benefactor, Chan-Mo Park and Anh Duong.

ME Senior Wins Prestigious Research Awards

Student presents at National Society of Black Engineers Annual Convention.

NanoCenter Improves Energy Storage Options

Maryland NanoCenter researchers create new device to store electrical energy.

Professor and Innovator Hung C. Lin Dies at 89

Campus memorial service to be held Wednesday, March 25 at 3:00 pm in the University Chapel.

Cancer Detection Research Wins Grant

Prevent Cancer Foundation to support Chen's biopsy guidance technique.

View University Holiday Greeting Online

Incoming dean Darryll Pines, alumnus Gordon England '61 star.

Fisher Speaks at Maryland Stem Cell Symposium

Presents work on treatment of traumatic facial injuries.

O'Malley Announces $250K Seed Capital Fund

Mtech to administer funds for startups that help Chesapeake Bay.

Reducing Our Lead Footprint

Clark School engineers discover new material to reduce lead in electronics, landfills.

"Nano-Velcro" Wins at Bioscience Day

New biomaterial designed to stop bleeding.

Herrmann Receives 'Innovator of the Year' Award

His Clinic Planning Model Generator is used by public health departments across the country.

Now That's Cool

Clark School engineers out to thaw the mysteries of ice.

Cumings Discusses Crane Collapses Online

Professor consulted for Washington Post story.

Operations Academy Welcoming a New Class of Graduates

The Operations Academy is about to begin its third session.

Robotics Course Drives Students to Succeed

Class captures real-world challenges with open-ended problems, team-based collaboration.

UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Six winners were selected from eight finalist teams.

From the Racetrack to the Airwaves

Local NBC station to feature Roy McCauley, Clark School/Terps Racing alum.

Alumnus, Inventor, Benefactor...Opera Singer?

Fischell to appear in Pirates of Penzance.

Christou Designs Better Lasers for Threat Detection

New lasers are tunable, span longer wavelengths.

Faghih Awarded NSF Graduate Fellowship

Undergraduate one of only 36 U.S. EE students to be awarded funding.

New Advance in Biochip Research

Microfactories for drug research are one step closer to reality.

TAP Assists in Biofuel Advance

Zymetis Inc. expands Bay-derived technology as newest incubator company.

Cumings Group Invents New Microscopy Technique

Electron thermal microscopy allows real-time tests of nanoscale devices in situ.

Modern Marvels to Feature CATT Lab

CATT Lab will be highlighted on the History Channel February 28 at 8 p.m. (EST).

EERC Conducts 1st Workshop

UM faculty and Petroleum Institute review cooperation success of past year.

Supercomputer Gets a Name

Connecticut resident wins Clark School's Supercomputer Naming Contest with "ParaLeap."

Krizek Comments Now Available

Read Innovation Hall of Fame member's remarks on unique character of engineers.

O'Shea Elected Fellow of AAAS

ECE chair recognized for his contributions to science and technology.

Preparing for Real-Life Disasters, Virtually

Clark School develops online training environment for emergency responders.

Pre-Seed Fund Established for Student Companies

Solypsis co-founder Warren Citrin sets up $250K fund, supports Great Expectations campaign.

ECE Professor Introduces New "Desktop Supercomputing"

Uzi Vishkin's group develops first easy-to-program parallel processing supercomputer prototype.

Dean Chang to Direct MTECH Ventures

Fifteen-year Silicon Valley veteran, graduate of MIT, Stanford and Wharton to lead programs.

Traffic Operations Academy Produces Experts

New civil engineering initiative graduates first class of students.

"Virus Sponge" Could Improve Flu Treatments

New discovery can filter a patient's blood in a process similar to dialysis.

Murphy Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

ECE faculty member is one of 24 rising stars to receive grant.

UM Competes To See Who's Greenest

Weekly "Recyclemania" competition compares universities' environmental efforts.

Cumings to Participate in Exchange Program

U.S./Japan program focuses on nanotechnology.

Terps Bowl-Bound, 23rd in the Nation

Mechanical Engineering major Sam Hollenbach shines as QB.

Mingyan Liu Promoted at University of Michigan

ECE/ISR alumna is named associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

ECE-Mentored Girl Scouts Inspire

Team awarded medals for educational game at TOYchallenge 2006 competition.

Murphy Receives NSF CAREER Award

ECE Assistant Professor Thomas E. Murphy was given a $400,000 NSF CAREER award

Clark School Offers Heating Cost Solutions

New Clark School software may provide relief from rising energy bills.

Euro-Nano Collaboration Event Features Experts, Fine Belgian Beer

They came to UM looking for nanotech collaborators, and brought fine Belgian beer to enhance the networking experience.

Kim Building to be Featured at Conference

The Kim Building will be featured at an academic sciences building conference next week.

Clark School Faculty Garner National Honors

Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) faculty Howard Milchberg and Min Wu and have received research honors from the American Physics Society (APS) and the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), respectively.

Dean Farvardin Takes Major Role in New Chesapeake Nanotechnology Initiative

This week the governors of Maryland and Virginia and the mayor of Washington, D.C., established the Chesapeake Nanotechnology Initiative to accelerate the development of nanotech products and businesses in the region, and the Clark School’s Dean Nariman Farvardin was named to the steering committee and as chair of the Planning and Outreach Working Group.

Incoming Clark School Freshmen Excel Already

This fall's incoming Clark School freshmen are exceeding expectations for academic excellence and diversity even before they arrive on campus.

Clark School's Jeong Kim Named Bell Labs President

Lucent Technologies has announced that Jeong H. Kim, Ph.D.'91, will become president of its Bell Labs unit.

$30 Million Clark Endowment Revolutionizes Undergraduate Education at the Clark School

The A. James Clark Scholarship Endowment will provide financial support for Clark School undergraduate engineering students.

Dr. James Wallace Receives Faculty Award

Dr. James Wallace received 2004 University System of Maryland Regents' Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.

From the Dean, March 2003

News from Dean Nariman Farvardin.

Clark School Accomplishments in Fall 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Fall 2002, with an introduction by Dean Nariman Farvardin.

Clark School Accomplishments Spring 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Spring 2002

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)