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Robert Briber, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research
3110 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
ph: 301-405-7313
fax: 301-314-5908


The Clark School establishes collaborations by partnering with industry, working on major government grants and teaming up with other schools. Here's how to start exploring ways in which you or your organization might collaborate with us:


Below are organizations that were created when the Clark School entered into collaborative partnerships. For more information on any of these collaborations, please contact the individual organization.

Clark School Organization


Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center U.S. Army, Federal Aviation Administration, NASA
CALCE - Electronic Products and Systems Center Numerous companies and laboratories
Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT) States of Maryland and Virginia and the District of Columbia
Center for Energetic Concepts Development (CECD) U.S. Navy Indian Head Laboratory
Center for Environmental Energy Engineering (CEEE) State of Maryland DOE and industrial partners
Energy Education and Research Collaboration The Petroleum Institute of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Maryland Hybrid Networks Center (HyNet) NASA and industrial partners
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute National Institute for Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Organization In Which the Clark School Participates


National Institute of Aerospace Georgia Institute of Technology, North Carolina State, North Carolina A&T, Hampton University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Virginia, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
University Research Engineering Technology Institute University of Michigan, North Carolina A&T, University of Washington, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and industrial partners
Laboratory for Physical Sciences National Security Agency
NSF Engineering Research Center Harvard University
Reliability Information Analysis Center Department of Defense, Wyle Laboratories Inc. and other partne


The Clark School is involved with the following grants:

Department or Project


Firefighter Safety Department of Homeland Security
Hybrid Unsteady Simulation for Helicopters (HUSH DARPA, Stanford University
Micro Hovering Air Vehicle Australian National University, North Carolina A&T
Polymerization Process Development LG Chemicals Company (South Korea)
Chemical Mixing Technology Industrial consortium (about 10 members)
Bridge Engineering Software Technology State of Maryland Department of Transportation
Neutron Scattering for Materials Characterization National Institute for Standards and Technology
Cooperative Fire Protection Research Alcohol, Tobacco and Fire Arms Administration
Networked Communicating Control Systems U.S. Army, Boston University, Harvard University, University of Illinois
Dynamics and Control of Supercavitating Bodies U.S. Navy, Pennsylvania State University, University of Minnesota, University of Florida, Anteon Corporation
Distributed Immune Systems for Wireless Networks Information Assurance U.S. Army, Telecordia
Scaleable Multilayer Control of Joint Battle Space Networks U.S. Air Force, University of Illinois, Cornell University
Microwave Effects in Electronics U.S. Air Force, Boise State University (Subcontractor)
Communicating Networked Control Systems U.S. Army, Boston University, Harvard University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Land Target Spectral Signature Georgia Tech Research Institute
High-power Short-Pulse Free Electron Laser School Office of Naval Research, SAIC, Naval Postgraduate
Signal Processing Texas Instruments, Inc.

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Technology Alliances

The Clark School has partnered with industry, government and university colleagues in the following areas:

Communication and Networking
BAE Systems, Information & Electronic Systems Integration, Inc., Network Associates, Inc., Motorola, Inc., IISG, BBN Technologies, Georgia Tech Research Corporation, University of Delaware, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University, The City College of New York/Research Foundation of CUNY, Clark Atlanta University

Advanced Sensors
BAE Systems, Information & Electronic Warfare Systems (Consortium Lead), Northrop Grumman Corporation, University of Michigan, University of New Mexico, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Florida, Jet Propulsion Laboratories, University of Illinois, Quantum Magnetics, DRS Infrared Technologies, LP, General Dynamics Robotics Systems, University of Mississippi

Power and Energy
Honeywell Engines & Systems (Consortium Lead), Motorola Inc., SAIC, Honeywell Engines & Systems, Environmental Control Systems, United Defense, Rockwell Science Center, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas at Austin, Tufts University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Illinois Institute of Technology, NuVant Systems, LLC, Prairie View A&M University, University of Puerto Rico, University of New Mexico, Case Western Reserve University, The Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M University System, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, University of Minnesota, Clark Atlanta University, Pennsylvania State University

General Dynamics Robotic Systems, Inc. (Consortium Lead), Carnegie Mellon University, Florida A&M University, SRI International, Applied Systems Intelligence, Inc., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, BAE Systems, Sarnoff Corporation, Micro Analysis and Design, PercepTek, Science and Engineering Services Inc., Signal Systems Corporation, AAI Corporation

Advanced Decision Architectures
Micro Analysis and Design, Inc. (Consortium Lead), Klein Associates, Inc., SA Technologies, Inc., ArtisTech, Inc., SAIC, Ohio State University, New Mexico State University, University of West Florida, Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Central Florida.

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