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UMD Clark School Highlights Disaster Resilience at Mpact Week
Five-day event focused on role of engineers in disaster prevention, mitigation, and response.  More »

University of Maryland Breaks Ground for A. James Clark Hall
New building to serve as hub for human health innovation in the state of Maryland  More »

Aerospace Students Excel at 14th AIAA YPSE Conference
UMD students placed in both presentations and paper categories at the 14th AIAA YPSE Conference.  More »

Five Aerospace Engineering Faculty Promoted to AIAA Associate Fellows
Akin, Bowden, Fourney, Humbert and Kothera promoted to American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Associate Fellows  More »

Shrestha and Yanes Named Aviation Week Twenty20s
Aerospace Engineering alumni Nelson Yanes and graduate student Elena Shrestha named two of "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The Twenty20s" by Penton Aviation Week.  More »

Weiner Wins Sikorsky Aircraft Fellowship
Aerospace Engineering graduate student Elizabeth Weiner awarded the 2014-2015 Sikorsky Aircraft Fellowship.  More »

UMD Students Place Second in 2014 RASC-AL Competition
Aerospace engineering undergrad students place second overall in 2014 RASC-AL competition.  More »

Clark School Alumnus to Compete in Infiniti's 'Next Formula One Engineering Star' Challenge
Mechanical and aerospace engineering alumnus Eric LaRoche selected for competitive Infiniti challenge.  More »

Sloan Foundation Funds Program of Exemplary Mentoring
Program will improve recruitment, retention of talented minority Ph.D. students.  More »

Aerospace Engineering Students Win at the AIAA Student Paper Conference
Perrotta and Muller place at the AIAA Region 1 Student Paper Conference.  More »

UMD Alumni Hatch Sub-$300 Consumer 3D Printer, Raise $3.3 Million on Kickstarter
Alumni-founded company races past $50,000 goal in 11 minutes, hits $1 million in 25 hours.  More »

Weiner Wins 2014 Amelia Earhart Fellowship
Aerospace engineering graduate student Elizabeth Weiner selected for Zontian Fellowship.  More »

UMD Ranked Top School for Women Empowerment
Flexus Living and Learning Program honored for equality efforts  More »

UMD's Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory Featured in The Accelerator
American Society for Engineering Education Highlights Bio-Inspired Engineering.  More »

Save the Date: NanoDay, June 11 -- Poster Session, Plenaries, EM Workshops and More
Registration and poster abstract submission will open soon  More »

UMD Hackathon Team Featured on NPR
Terrapin Hackers students interviewed by "All Things Considered"  More »

The Science, Technology and Society Program Build More than Just Robots
The STS Robotics Service Learning Program Works with Five K-12 Schools  More »

Ayyub Founding Editor in Chief for New Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Journal
New journal on Risk and Uncertainty in engineering is the first to be jointly produced by ASCE and ASME.  More »

UMD to Offer New MOOCs Multi-Course Specialization in Cybersecurity
New initiative positions university at the forefront of the next chapter in massive open online courses.  More »

Aerospace Faculty Recognized at 15th Annual Research Leaders Luncheon
15 Department of Aerospace Engineering's faculty honored for successful research funding efforts.  More »

UMD Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program Wins National Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education
EIP takes first place in the Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program category.  More »

Five Aerospace Engineering Students Win Honors at AIAA Conference
Student researchers won top spots in the both the graduate paper and space robotics categories.  More »

Elaine Gessow Passes at 88
Wife of former UMD Aerospace Engineering Chair and helicopter pioneer passes away peacefully.  More »

Maryland to Collaborate with VA, NJ on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research
University System of Maryland to collaborate with MAAP on UAS research, testing and development.  More »

Aerospace Alumnus Selected as Aviation Week's "Twenty20s"
Kenneth 'Kip' Hart selected as one of Aviation Week's “Tomorrow’s Engineering Leaders: The Twenty20s."  More »

Aerospace Alumnus Honored at UMD Annual Alumni Gala
Aerospace Engineering alumnus Kevin M. Schoonover receives Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.  More »

Robinson and Young Awarded Society of Satellite Professionals International Fellowships
Aerospace Engineering doctoral students Ryan Robinson and Jarred Young awarded UMD/SSPI scholarships.  More »

UMD's Team Gamera Sets New Record for Human Powered Helicopter Flight Duration
Team's achievements celebrated at event attended by officials from Sikorsky, United Technologies Corporation, AHS International.  More »

Happy Birthday!
The app is two years old as of October 17, 2013.  More »

University of Maryland Wind Tunnel Featured in Motorweek
UMD staff helps test aerodynamic efficiency of Genovation’s green G2 car.  More »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Team Awarded John R. Alison Award
Professor Mark Lewis part of team awarded Air Force Association’s highest recognition for technical accomplishment.  More »

Mpact Week to Showcase UMD Robotics, Bioengineering, Innovation, Oct. 23-26
Events will highlight the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem.  More »

Yu Receives AIAA Sustained Service Award
AIAA presents the Sustained Service Award to Professor Kenneth Yu at 49th Joint Propulsion Conference.  More »

UMD Takes Second at 2013 RASC-AL Competition
Undergraduate aerospace design team places second at NASA RASC-AL competition.  More »

Demeter Takes Second Place in 2013 Robo-Ops
Students guide planetary rover robot to second place in RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition.  More »

Knittel and Malhan Win Aerospace Graduate Research Awards
Ria Malhan and Jeremy Knittel for winning Aerospace Graduate Research Competition.  More »

Na Promoted to Associate Research Scientist
Assistant Research Scientist Suok-Min Na was promoted to Associate Research Scientist.  More »

SPIE Smart Structures Product Implementation Award goes to TSI/UMD Team
TSI/UMD won for their design of an improved helicopter pilot's seat.  More »

U-Md. Morpheus Lab Establishes Alexander Brown Center for Adaptive Technology
The New Center Memorializes Alexander Brown in its Efforts to Innovate  More »

Aero Faculty Build Partnership with JPL
NASA's JPL and U-Md. Aerospace Seek Stronger Partnership  More »

Mark Lewis Selected as Recipient of AIAA Dryden Lectureship in Research
Clark School professor of aerospace engineering honored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics  More »

New 4-rotor Cyclocopter video
Video demonstration of new 4 rotor cyclocopter.  More »

ENAE100 has Final Poster Presentations in Kim Building
ENAE100 students presented their final project posters on December 12th  More »

Clark School Alumnus Assists with 24-Mile Jump from Space
Shane Jacobs helped design suit worn by Felix Baumgartner in speed of sound-breaking dive.  More »

Congratulations to RASC-AL Competition Award Winners
Aerospace undergraduates won 2nd place at the 2012 RASC-AL design competition.  More »

Professor Emeritus John D. Anderson Awarded George Sarton Medal
Anderson was recognized for his lifetime of scholarly achievement.  More »

Jones, Zhou Win Air Force Research Awards
Anya Jones (aerospace engineering) recognized for wing research. Alumna Enlu Zhou also receives an award.  More »

AE Faculty Honored at Research Leaders Luncheon
10 AE Faculty Represent Department at Research Leaders Luncheon  More »

Hoyer Honors UM Solar Decathlon Team
Praise for team entered into the Congressional Record.  More »

UMD Ranked Among Nation's Best in Entrepreneurship Education
Mtech's entrepreneurship initiatives were a key influencer in the new ratings.  More »

Gamera Team Honored
Human-powered helicopter effort wins American Helicopter Museum and Education Center Achievement Award for 2011.  More »

eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge
Prof. David Akin's X-Hab Project is Awarded Funding by the AIC Program  More »

Clark School a Finalist in NASA X-Hab Competition
Clark School students to build inflatable space habitat in NASA competition finals.  More »

Clark School Human-Powered Helicopter Flies
"Gamera" takes flight, sets world record with female pilot aboard.  More »

Sikorsky X2 Presentation Planned for March 9, 2011
Join X2 Technology Demonstrators on 3/9/11 for Helicopter Talk  More »

Changing the Odds
New NSF-funded UM program seeks to advance women faculty in science, engineering.  More »

Two Big Wins for Clark School Teams
Aerospace engineering students win American Helicopter Society, NASA design competitions.  More »

RASC-AL "Three-peat" for Clark School
Clark School-ASU undergrad team wins at NASA competition.  More »

Ramasubramanian Receives Oates Propulsion Award
Ramasubramanian Receives 2009 Gordon C. Oates Propulsion Award  More »

Flatau Appointed Interim Associate Dean of Research
Dr. Alison Flatau Appointed Interim Associate Dean of Research  More »

UMCP Balloon Payload Group Breaks Record
UMCP Balloon Payload Group Breaks Altitude Record  More »

Clark School Team Breaks Altitude Record
Students' amateur radio high altitude balloon tops previous record by nearly 3,000 feet.  More »

Aerospace Students Win in RASC-AL Competition
Aerospace Students Win in RASC-AL Competition  More »

Film Cooling Recognized by Vid-Terp 2009
Film Cooling Research Group wins 2nd Place in campus-wide competition  More »

Aerospace Honors Student Named Researcher of the Year
Lebois named by Undergraduate Studies as University's Undergraduate Researcher of the Year.  More »

Maryland Aerospace Students Win First Place in Four Categories
Seven is a Lucky Number at AIAA Regional Student Conference.  More »

MX-2 Suit Research is featured in Popular Science
SSL's MX-2 Suit Research is featured in Popular Science magazine  More »

Ruffa Releases Latest Book; to Speak in November
Alumnus has published second book on lean dynamics  More »

UM Wins Underwater Vehicle Contest
Clark School students part of first-place team in international contest.  More »

Space Systems Lab awarded NASA contract
Contract awarded to study Lunar Surface Systems and Minimum Habitation Functions  More »

Project TURTLE Wins NASA Competition
Terrapin Undergraduate Rover for Terrestrial Lunar Exploration awarded first place  More »

Robotics Course Drives Students to Succeed
Class captures real-world challenges with open-ended problems, team-based collaboration.  More »

University Honors Names Levashov as a Best Paper
Levashov's Hardware Study Named by Honors Program as a Best Paper  More »

Inaugural Anderson Scholarship Awarded to Kirk
Madeline Kirk announced as first recipient of Anderson Scholarship in Aerospace Engineering  More »

Bradshaw Earns Goldwater Scholarship
Heather Bradshaw has earned a 2008-2009 Goldwater Scholarship  More »

Experts Explore Environmental Engineering
White Symposium speakers outline characteristics of great engineers and programs.  More »

Aerospace Students Stun Competition with All-Composite Aircraft
Aerospace Students compete in national "Design, Build, Fly" competition in Tucson, Arizona.  More »

Dr. Austin announced as CEO and President
Dr. Wanda Austin announced as President and CEO of the Aerospace Corporation  More »

UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced
Three winners chosen among nine finalists.  More »

Dean Pens ASEE Prism Column
Dean Farvardin authors "Last Word" column in March 2007 issue.  More »

Akin, Space Systems Laboratory featured on Discovery Channel program
Lab's neutral buoyancy tank contains full-sized scale model of Hubble Space Telescope.  More »

Thanksgiving Holiday
University Offices Closed  More »

Graduate Students Win NASA Contest
Aero engineering team impresses with low-cost human spacecraft design.  More »


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