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Allen, Edward

Allen, Edward "Ned"

Adjunct Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
4418 Stadium Drive, UMD College Park
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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.

'Speedy Ceramics' Method Receives 2020 ARPA-E Award

Project led by Liangbing Hu received $1M to develop pipe renovation technology.

BIOE Capstone Class Virtually Presents 24 Novel Projects

BIOE seniors present Capstone projects and celebrate winners virtually.

2019 Research Wrap-up: MSE at UMD Ranked 18th among U.S. Universities by Nature

Our department has racked up a considerable amount of honors and accolades as of late!

Brain and Behavior Initiative Hosts 3rd Annual Seed Grant Symposium

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

Delivering on Quantum Innovation

The University of Maryland (UMD) has announced the launch of the Quantum Technology Center (QTC), which aims to translate quantum physics research into innovative technologies.

Clark School student teams sweep MAV competition

FIRE freshmen, AE undergrads and MEng Robotics students take first place in both categories at VFS Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge.

Mechanical engineering major urges students in STEM to create

Clark School student Kristen Edwards says getting involved in service initiatives outside of school can open doors.

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.

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.

UMD Steel Bridge Team Builds Their Way to Nationals

The competition was organized by UMD's student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Developing Revolutionary Engineers & Mentors

The DREAM (Developing Revolutionary Engineers and Mentors) Conference celebrated its ninth year on February 25, 2017.

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.

UMD iGEM Team Earns Second Consecutive Gold Medal in International Competition

UMD student researchers recognized for innovative approach to accelerate construction of biodesigns.

Marshall Group Fire Safety Modeling System Highlighted by SFPE

Cyber Physical System development was supported by the Chief Donald J. Burns Memorial Research Grant.

Members of NEES Gather for 2015 Spring Accomplishment Meeting

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

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

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

UMD Hosts Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

Competition promotes design skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship

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.

UMD's Mtech Pronounces: Business Plan Pitches Are Dead

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

TAP Director Testifies Before Congress on Accelerating Technology Commercialization for Bio-Terrorism Defense

Scott Magids, director of the innovative Technology Advancement Program (TAP) offered by the Clark School’s MTECH unit, testified before Congress on June 9 about MTECH’s five-part method to accelerate technology commercialization, as applied to bio-terrorism defense.