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Yan, Li

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Fischell Department of Bioengineering
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Working Together to Show COVID's Impact on Communities of Color

UMD civil engineers support DC-based non-profit by building data foundation to gauge longer-term effects.

Groth Wins NSF CAREER Award

UMD professor works to advance the risk assessment field.

UMD Research Sheds Light on Holiday Travel and COVID

Correlations were tracked using mobile device data.

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.

Acevedo Wins Outstanding Student Paper Award at IEEE MEMS Conference for 3D Nanoprinting Breakthrough

UMD engineers awarded for 3D nanoprinting strategy that opens the door for microinjection applications.

Data-Driven Research, Pandemic Impact Highlighted at TRB

UMD researchers presented new findings, tools, and technologies, including a COVID-19 Impact Dashboard that leverages mobile device data.

Alumna Jing Yang wins two IEEE Communications Society awards

The Penn State faculty member was a student of Sennur Ulukus.

More Effective, Equitable Disaster Policy

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

Mighty Morphing 3D Printing

UMD engineers demonstrate a new shape-changing nozzle that could revolutionize “4D Printing” applications.

UMD Makes U.S. DOE Solar District Cup Finals

The Solar District Cup challenges multidisciplinary student teams to design and model optimized distributed energy systems for a campus or urban district.

Maryland Robotics Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Research and education hub continues to expand programs, outreach

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.

UMD Research Team Uses Massive Computer Power to Perform High Resolution Simulations of Turbulent Pool Fires

Study conducted by Mohamed Ahmed & Arnaud Trouvé published in Combustion and Flame.

Lemonade from lemons: Despite COVID-19 sidelining of MEMS showcase, proceedings and papers quickly published

Special issue of IEEE Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems features innovative research from 2020 Hilton Head Workshop.

Envisaging a Better Lithium Battery…With Nanotech

Simulations performed by Siddhartha Das and his research team suggest a way to improve the “water-in-salt” approach.

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.

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.

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.

$100,000 investment from Amazon to power Clark School initiatives in diversity, robotics research and education

Beneficiaries include two Ph.D. fellowships in robotics, the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering, a robotics capstone course, the Black Engineers Society and the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers.

New Milestones in Medical Deliveries by Drone

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

Maryland engineers receive $10M to transform shellfish farming

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

Transforming the Lab Experience Amid COVID-19 Constraints

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

UMD Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Mehr Acquires Pier 1 Imports

Zoosk co-founder Alex Mehr continues his quest to revive iconic brands.

Rapidly evolving ‘smart marble’ sensors hold promise for monitoring pharmaceutical industry bioreactors and beyond

Size of the neutrally buoyant bPods has dropped from ‘baseball’ to ‘golf ball’ to ‘cherry’ in just three years.

BIOE Capstone Class Virtually Presents 24 Novel Projects

BIOE seniors present Capstone projects and celebrate winners virtually.

UMD Researchers Tap CRISPR Technology to Connect Biology, Electronics

Potential application for complex electronics highlighted in Nature Communications

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.

Maryland Engineers Open Door to Big New Library of Tiny Nanoparticles

A new study published in Science Advances expands the landscape of nanomaterials, and what we can do with them.

Spurring research group creativity in the time of COVID-19

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

Revolutionize the Commute: Electric Bicycle

For the past three years, Professor Gomez has challenged students to push the laws of physics and the limits of technology in his electric bicycle capstone course.

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.

Brand Savior

Entrepreneur Alex Mehr (Ph.D. ‘03) is reinvigorating iconic, but struggling, brick and mortar brands through “creative reinvention” in e-commerce.

Joe Alascio Wins 2020 John L. Bryan GRA Award

Alascio, a senior, will continue into his master’s program in the fall.

Legacy of Warren Isman Offers New Opportunity for FPE Students 

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

Clark School Faculty Receive CAREER Awards

Three faculty members of the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering have received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Sochol Receives NSF CAREER Award to Explore New Multi-Material 3D Nanoprinting Technique

New research could expand additive manufacturing capabilities with multiple materials at smaller sizes while offering students unique hands-on research opportunities.

Seven Clark School student teams build E-bikes that can travel 125 miles on a single charge – powering past the current range on the market

Clark School engineers compete in 125-Mile EBikes! Design Competition to test the limits of electric bicycles and to celebrate 125 years of engineering at Maryland.

Institute Hosts AMBIC December Conference, Unveils New Research

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

Professor Yanne K. Chembo named 2020 Optical Society Fellow

Yanne K. Chembo has been recognized for contributions to the field of microwave photonic systems for aerospace and communication engineering.

What’s Next for Next-Gen Batteries?

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

Chembo Published in APS Reviews of Modern Physics

The review explores the complexity inherent to optoelectronic oscillators, as well as their impact in modern science and technology.

Special Delivery

To build an unmanned aerial vehicle worthy of a groundbreaking three-mile flight on the night of April 19, a team of UMD engineers worked over the course of two and a half years.

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

Engineering Students Twice Victorious at International Rotorcraft Design Competition

Undergraduate and graduate student teams from the Clark School took top honors in an international competition.

New Multi-Material 3D Nanoprinting Strategy Could Revolutionize Optics, Photonics and Biomedicine

UMD engineers demonstrate new approach by 3D printing a five-material DNA-inspired microstructure that is a fraction of the size of a human hair.

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.

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.

Reversible Chemistry Clears Path for Safer Batteries

UMD and ARL scientists create water-based battery with outstanding performance

University of Maryland Selected as Partner for New Research Consortium for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The research consortium known as Research in Applications for Learning Machines (REALM) was established to foster collaboration between leading universities with strong machine learning and artificial intelligence programs.

Exceptional Engineering Students Recognized with Dean's Awards

Five Clark School undergraduate students were honored with Dean's Awards on April 17, 2019.

Realistic simulator improves safety of self-driving vehicles before road testing

Data-driven tech combines photos, videos, real-world trajectory, and behavioral info into autonomous driving simulator.

Wood-based Technology Creates Electricity from Heat

Briber, Das and Hu make novel heat-conversion membrane

ECE Welcomes New Faculty Member Yanne K. Chembo

Prof. Chembo’s research interests include nonlinear and stochastic dynamics, quantum optics, laser physics, and information theory.

A Fearless Flight

Maryland tests demonstrate how human organs can be transported safely by drones.

Stop—hey, what’s that sound?

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

Spacecraft carrying Adomaitis thin film experiment docks with the International Space Station

The experiment will travel on the ISS for a year, exposing samples to the environment of low earth orbit.

Biofilm treatment device receives TEDCO MII funding; paper published in IEEE TBME

In latest development, the researchers have miniaturized the platform and are able to control it through wireless signals.

NSF grant for Ghodssi, Bentley furthers research of flexible devices to combat biofilms

The researchers will combine applied microbiology with engineering disciplines to explore the complex interactions between flexible sensors, bacterial biofilms, and bioelectric treatment.

UMD RASC-AL Team Wins Big, Akin Recognized with PEACH Award

A team of 19 undergraduate students won first place for the RASC-AL theme category and second place in the overall competition.

Alumna Mingyan Liu named ECE chair at University of Michigan

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

Inspired by Nature: Autonomous Underwater Robotics

Clark School Prof. Derek Paley wants autonomous underwater vehicles to have the same capabilities as fish.

Grenfell Tower Inquiry Releases Expert Report from Jose Torero

Torero is one of five expert witnesses called by the Inquiry last fall.

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

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

Dynamic Futures

An annual event honored the academic achievements of the Clark School's diverse student body.

Students Shine at AIAA Region 1 Student Conference

Twelve students won awards for their papers, and seven were from UMD.

Igniting Entrepreneurship

Never did alumnus Ryan Fisher imagine as a student that one competition would spark his career - yet it did.

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.

New Research on Polyelectrolyte Brush Bilayers Published in PRE

Paper establishes formation of interdigitated polyelectrolytes brush bilayers even for weak interdigitation.

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.

Maryland UAS Experts Join Humanitarian Effort to Rebuild a Devastated Dominica

Aerial maps created over a two week operation will guide recovery decisions.

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.

University of Maryland Drone Pilot to Support Dominica Recovery After Hurricane Maria

Follow the UAS Test Site on Twitter for mission updates.

CEE Experts Active at TRB 97th Annual Meeting

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

QUEST Students Design Training Program for Growing Leidos Team

Their recommendation incorporates a coding sadbox, mentor training, and an introductory program.

University of Maryland, Navy Control Robot From 6,000 Feet Above Ground

The operation is the highest altitude test conducted by the UAS Test Site since launching in 2015.

Start-up Born in UMD FPE Receives $1.2M Investment from Newly Established Maryland Momentum Fund

MF Fire, created by FPE Alumni Ryan Fisher and Taylor Myers, is the recipient. 

QUEST Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The QUEST honors program celebrated 25 years of hands-on education in quality management, process improvement, and system design.

Jose Torero Called as Expert Witness for Grenfell Tower Inquiry

The Inquiry is examining circumstances leading to and surrounding the July 2017 fire at Grenfell Tower.

FPE Alumnus Personifies the American Dream

Jack Poole, Principal at Poole Fire Protection, hopes to inspire future FPE grads.

Julie Bryant First Recipient of Newly Established UL Fellowship

Bryant will also head the FPE High School Program this year.

Yao, Yang Receive Education Award from the American Chemical Society Division of Agrochemicals

The duo were recognized for research on poultry house emissions.

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

The UAS Test Site will stream from South Carolina.

FPE Professor Peter Sunderland Designated PI on Upcoming NIST and NSF Projects

Grant money will be used in research aimed at developing wild-fire suppression methods, and cleaner, more efficient internal combustion engines.

Khaligh-led student team wins award at IEEE IFEC competition

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

Student Spotlight: Ryan Moss

A UAS Test Site internship was a natural next step for this mechanical engineering student.

UMD Partners With NOAA to Investigate UAS in Satellite Data Validation

The next round of flight testing is slated for the fall.

Meet the Alumnus Who Brought Stormwater Management to Silicon Valley

Mapistry software helps industrial facilities navigate stormwater regulations.

Center for Disaster Resilience Welcomes Richard Krupar III

His work will help improve emergency management and financial risk decision making.

UMD Experiments Launched into Orbit on SpaceX Capsule

Fire Protection Engineering research will further understanding of combustion and pollutants.

Alumna Profile: Amy Murdock

When Murdock first started in the Dept. of Fire Protection Engineering, she moved into a nearby firehouse.

UMD Hosts the Premier Combustion Science Meeting in the U.S.

A record number of attendees made the 2017 meeting the most successful in its history.

Mengis Wins ASPIRE Award

Mechanical Engineering undergrad Aaman Mengis received a 2017 ASPIRE Outstanding Student Research Award.

Ph.D. Student Joshua Swann Wins Sheldon Tieszen Student Award

Swann will be honored at the 12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science this summer.

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

A nerve modeled on a battery

NEES PI helps make new organic artificial synapse

FPE Celebrates it's 60th Anniversary

Please join us, March 10-12, for a weekend of celebratory activities!

UMD Research Makes Back Cover Soft Matter

Research sheds light on behavior of liquid drops on soft and charged elastic surfaces.

Four UMD Aerospace Engineering Students Named Penton Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties

Free, Kumar, Ng and Weinstein recognized as tomorrow’s engineering leaders.

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.

Two UMD Teams NASA BIG Idea Challenge Finalists

Two UMD Aerospace Engineering student teams selected as finalists in NASA's BIG Idea Challenge.

UMD Engineering for Social Change Class Awards Non-Profit V-LINC $10,000 Grant to Support Custom Assistive Technology Program

Grant marks more than $30,000 in student-awarded grants given through landmark engineering philanthropy course.

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.

University of Maryland Hosts 2016 Leidos Intern Symposium

Annual Symposium held on September 2, 2016 showcases extraordinary student work

NanoDay2016 Features Inspiring Speakers, Poster Awards

200 scientists and students attend bi-annual nanoscience conference at UMD

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 Microrobotic Work Featured in IEEE Spectrum

IEEE Spectrum spotlights Bergbreiter and St. Pierre's work on "the tiniest little quadruped robot ever seen."

Fischell Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation

UMD Alum, BioE Professor of Practice to Receive White House Honor

A View Through Wood Shows Futuristic Applications

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

Forum Highlights Inclusion in Engineering

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

Kofinas Awarded Patent for Flexible Batteries

Polymer solid electrolyte could make batteries safer, smaller, and less expensive

UMD has Largest University Showing at 2016 ARPA-E Summit

UMD researchers showcase transformative energy research at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Researchers Use Advances in 3D Printing to Rapidly Build - Microfluidic Processors

New technique offers cost effective alternative to traditional microfabrication approaches.

Mechanical Engineering Student Appointed to ASME-IPTI Collegiate Council

Ph.D. student Shayandev Sinha selected for 2015-2016 ASME-IPTI Collegiate Council.

UMD Team Takes Top Honor in DARPA RevCon Competition

UMD team beats out six other schools with their winning thermal connector prototype.

Clark School Undergrads Look to Improve Grafts for Small Blood Vessels

Members of the 2017 Gemstone Honors class launch campaign to increase the strength and biocompatibility of vascular grafts.

UMD Graduates Invent World's First Ultra-Clean Wood Stove

MF Fire introduces Mulciber, a new energy-efficient and clean-burning wood stove.

Chow and Niezelski Named 2015-2016 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars

Mechanical Engineering seniors Ryan Chow and Sarah Niezelski selected as 2015-2016 scholars.

FPE Professor Emeritus Recognized for Exceptional Commitment to Education

Frederick Mowrer to receive the 2015 John L. Bryan Mentor Award from SFPE.

Engineers Without Borders Addresses Power Needs for Ghana High School

Five students and one advisor traveled to Ghana for EWB-UMD’s project implementation trip.

University of Maryland No. 1 in ARPA-E Awards

UMD has most active ARPA-E awards among all U.S. universities.

Liu Awarded 2016 IEEE Kirchmayer Graduate Teaching Award

Prolific Researcher Recognized for Exceptional Teaching and Mentoring

Ohadi Receives ASHRAE E.K. Campbell Award of Merit

Mechanical Engineering Professor Michael Ohadi recently received the ASHRAE E.K. Campbell Award of Merit.

New Research Reveals How Wildfires Spread

Findings may impact firefighting strategy, safety, effectiveness

Sochol Joins Department of Mechanical Engineering as Assistant Professor

The Clark School welcomes Ryan D. Sochol as assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering.

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.

Pecht Wins Distinguished Scientist of 2015 Award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Professor Michael Pecht received the Distinguished Scientist of 2015 award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) President’s International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI).

UMD Ties with Stanford, MIT for Most Researchers on 2015 DOD Multidisciplinary Research Grants

UMD Represented on 6 of 22 Teams Awarded University Research Initiative Grants by the Department of Defense

Redox Named Best Green Company in Maryland for 2015

The Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards Best Environmental/Energy Company to Redox Power Systems.

Team Wins UMD Sustainability Grant to Improve Cell Phone Battery Life

Student team led by Associate Professor Bao Yang wins UMD Sustainability Grant.

Members of NEES Gather for 2015 Spring Accomplishment Meeting

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

UMD Teams Awarded Over $5 Million to Improve Power Plant Cooling Technologies

The U.S. Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) funds two UMD teams to improve power plant cooling efficiency.

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.

UMD, MIT team for new 'superhydrophobic surfaces' patent

Nano/micro surface mimics wetlands plants' ability to resist moisture, self clean.

UMD Team Wins in RevCon Competition for Second Year Straight

Student and alumni team designs winning concept for DARPA’s 2015 International Field-Reversible Thermal Connector (RevCon) Challenge.

Mechanical Engineering Clinches 2015 Alumni Cup Title

Student teams conquer light bulb challenge at 4th annual competition.

UMD Robot Visits White House

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

Saving Energy with ‘Personal HVAC Systems’

UMD awarded more than $5 million by ARPA-E to fund potentially transformational research.

UMD Clark School Announces Inaugural Awards Winners

New awards honor alumni, friends for career achievements and contributions to Clark School.

Grad Student Named One of Maryland’s “Innovators of the Year”

Taylor Myers recognized for work as CTO of wood stove designer MF Fire LLC.

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.

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.

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.

MF Fire: 2nd Place at National Competition, Featured in The Washington Post (VIDEO)

Alumni working to commercialize award-winning wood stove.

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.

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.

Twelve Clark School Students Awarded Prestigious NSF Research Fellowships

Fellowships awarded to outstanding students pursuing a research-based graduate degree.

Fire Protection Startup Wins Awards in MIT Clean Energy Prize Competition

Efficiency, People’s Choice awards will support further development of Mulciber Stove.

FiscalNote Named Coolest College Startup

Company co-founded by UMD student featured by Inc. Magazine

Six Aerospace Engineering Students Win NSF Fellowships

DeLaHunt, Fievisohn, Karcher, Petro, Pillsbury and Yanes awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Wood Stove Decathlon Team Featured in Popular Mechanics

Team Mulciber’s near-emissionless device teaches old technology new tricks.

Engineering Alumnus Featured in Forbes

Mechanical Engineering alumnus and Zoosk founder Alex Mehr (Ph.D., '03) featured in March issue of Forbes Magazine.

UMD Team Receives RevCon Award

Student team wins award for "Low-Resistance Seamless Wedge Thermal Connectors."

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.

Fire Protection Team wins IAFSS Award

FPE Research Team wins 11th IAFSS Symposium Best Fire Science Image Award

UL Contributes $250K to UMD Fire Protection Engineering Legacy Campaign

Largest single gift in department's history to support new professor of the practice.

Three Clark School Students Named 2013-2014 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars

Clark School undergraduates Rohrbach, Yanes and Yep named 2013-2014 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars

Maryland Students Win First Major League Hacking Championship, Awarded Trophy at Ceremony

A newcomer to hackathons, UMD's Terrapin Hackers beat out more than 100 other schools in MLH’s first season.

Bacteria Prowl for Pathogen Prey

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

UMD Team Wins First Place in MaxTech Competition

Team UMD Dryer wins the first place gold medal for their energy saving heat pump dryer.

Meet the Potential Future of Electricity Generation

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

Robotics @ Maryland Takes Fourth Place in International RoboSub Competition

Student-run robotics team builds autonomous underwater vehicle for competition.

Two UMD Teams Among Seven Finalists Selected for NASA X-Hab Challenge

The teams will compete in NASA's 2014 eXploration-Habitat Academic Innovation Challenge.

Demeter Takes Second Place in 2013 Robo-Ops

Students guide planetary rover robot to second place in RASC-AL Exploration Robo-Ops Competition.

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.

Clark School Freshmen Compete in Hovercraft Competition

ENES100 students build autonomous hovercrafts for final exam.

Solar Team Distills Most and Purest Water at International Competition

Students from civil, chemical engineering win awards in Environmental Design Contest.

Clark School Faculty Recognized at UMD Invention of the Year Awards

26th annual awards ceremony honors most promising campus inventions.

Clark School Students Show Kids How to Get "Juice from Juice"

Electrochemical Society chapter members teach kids about solar cells in Adventure in Science program.

UMD and ManTech Announce Partnership for Advanced Cybersecurity Research

Two-year partnership will focus on cybersecurity, systems engineering.

Clark School's 2013 Future Faculty Fellows Announced

Clark School selects 20 to participate in program that helps place students as faculty at leading institutions.

Tao Elected Fellow of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

BioE professor recognized for work in food processing and safety.

Bioengineering Seniors Learn About Patent Processes

Judge Pauline Newman explains cases, law and patent pitfalls.

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.

Tackling Head Injuries

Bioengineering team has created device that could prevent concussions.

New NIH Grant to Advance Brain Surgery Robot Development

Research a part of MPowering the State collaboration between UMD, UMB.  

Faculty Members Take On New Responsibilities

Flatau, Martins, Kofinas to serve Clark School in new roles; Gupta to lead NSF initiative.

Why Engineering Looks Like an "Awesome" Career

Clark School high school summer program participant writes newspaper column about her experience.

Clark School Welcomes 10 Summer Robotics Research Students

Students part of 10-week Research Opportunities in Miniature Robotics program.

Clark School Leads Nation in NASA Aeronautics Scholarships

Three undergrads will develop new technologies with NASA mentors.

UM $75K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Clark School teams win alumni category, Warren Citrin Social Impact Award.

"Team Thirsty Turtles" Wins Spot in National Chem-E-Car Competition

Clark School chemical and biomolecular engineering students take second in mid-Atlantic region.

Wind Energy Proposal Earns Campus Sustainability Grant

University funds hands-on Sustainable Energy Teaching Initiatives Lab and related courses for students.

Institute for Systems Research Hosts Iraqis

Delegation seeks partnerships, information on American universities.

New Advance for Alkaline Fuel Cells

Clark School research could improve the performance and cost of low-temperature fuel cells for transportation, electronics.

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.

New L-3 Scholarship/Fellowship Winners Announced

Five grad students and 14 undergrads receive support from Corporate Partner.

Hundreds Flock to 2011 Maryland Robotics Day

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

Booz Allen Hamilton Colloquium Series Announced

Topics include automatic speech recognition, computational imaging, energy efficient data systems.

1,000th Undergrad FPE Degree Awarded

Fire protection engineering program is the only one offering accredited undergraduate degrees.

Taking Aim at a Rare Lysosomal Storage Disease

Muro Group seeks to improve enzyme replacement therapy for Fabry disease with new nanocarriers.

Clark School Students Take Off

Ten aerospace engineering students earn prestigious Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships.

That's Hot: Engineers to Test Boiling at Zero-Gravity

Experiment launches with Shuttle Discovery to International Space Station.

Students Visit Walter Reed Prosthetics Lab

Science, Technology and Society Program sees fabrication, rehabilitation facilities.

Wallace D. Loh Appointed President of University of Maryland

Current University of Iowa Executive VP and Provost named new U-Md. President, effective November 1

Bryan, Eisenstein Join BioE Faculty

Professors bring expertise in structural biology, biophysics to department.

Research on Metamaterials Featured in MIT Technology Review

Researcher Igor Smolyaninov describes how metamaterials can be used to explain aspects of the Universe.

PolyVec Systems Dominates Business Plan Competition

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

Optical Society Names Smolyaninov a Fellow

Visiting scientist researches invisibility cloak technology, Big Bang modeling, superlens microscope.

Educating the World's Kids One Laptop at a Time

ChBE undergraduate brings One Laptop Per Child program to Madagascar.

NSF Grant for Srivastava, Narayan

Thermal management research seeks to improve performance and reliability of multi-core processors.

Abed to Join UAE University

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

Clark School Honors Its Own

Annual Honors & Awards ceremony recognizes stellar students.

Clark School Student Named Top Researcher

Aerospace engineering senior Ryan Lebois named UM's Undergraduate Researcher of the Year.

Fischell, Alumni to Be Honored

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

Alumnus Wins ASTM Award

Thomas D. Murphy (B.S. '57) recognized for leadership, service.

Student Project Assists Orphans

Engineering student inspires QUEST program project connecting Ukrainian orphans with higher ed.

Students Collect 100+ Donated Coats

Mechanical engineering students collect coats for WPGC coat drive.

Renewal of Funding for Ghosh, Battery Research

Grad student wins second Wells Fellowship.

Live News Broadcast at Clark School

WTTG (Wash., D.C.) broadcast live from Neutral Buoyancy facility, Kim Plaza Thursday a.m.

CATT Researcher Leads New Transit Study

Research will assess use of fully automated vehicles for mass transit.

From the Racetrack to the Airwaves

Local NBC station to feature Roy McCauley, Clark School/Terps Racing alum.

ECE Engages in "Green" Lighting Effort

Energy-efficient lighting serves as test for campus-wide implementation.

NSF Boosts Nanotech Curriculum

Engineering curriculum recognized by NSF and Institute of Physics.

Team Introduces World's First Invisibility Cloak

Christopher Davis, Igor Smolyaninov create 2-dimensional cloak.

Clark School Research Featured in Discover

Davis, Smolyaninov superlens microscopy research included in 2007 "Top 100" list.

Clark School Leads NASA Project

Aerospace Chair Darryll Pines to lead $7.8M/year research project, 20 universities involved.

Ghosh Wins Wells Fellowship

Endowment supports energy research, Great Expectations campaign.

Bar-Cohen Elected Honorary ASME Member

Honor recognizes lifetime service to engineering for ME department chair.

UM $50K Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Three winners chosen among nine finalists.

Alumna Yan Sun Wins NSF CAREER Award

Sun, a 2004 ECE Ph.D. graduate, teaches at University of Rhode Island.

Pecht Receives UM International Service Award

Mechanical engineering professor, CALCE director presented with award by Pres. Mote today.

Scientific American Honors Alumnus, Research Scientist

Clark School boasts two representatives among prestigious Scientific American 50 list.

NSF Funds Microscopy Facility Upgrades

Kim Building laboratory will benefit from added chemical analysis capabilities.

Mingyan Liu Promoted at University of Michigan

ECE/ISR alumna is named associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

Yu Wins Powe Research Seed Money

Award supports growth of promising young faculty.

No More Broken Antennas

Clark School engineers create flexible antenna material.

Clark School Researchers Are Top Inventors

Engineers were on every winning invention team at UM awards.

Electronics Products Center Expands to Korea

CALCE will help companies improve quality.

$50K Business Plan Competition Semifinalists Announced

The 16 semifinalist teams include university faculty, students, and young alumni.

Alumni Honored at Black Engineer Gala

Alumni and Board of Visitors member receive awards at national conference.

ME Faculty Collaborate with Korean Colleagues

Cooperation between Maryland and Hanyang develops faculty expertise.

New Space Robotics Institute Funded by Congress

Congress has allocated $3.5 million for the creation of a new space robotics institute that will be led by Clark School researchers.

Smela Earns Presidential Early Career (PECASE) Award

Assistant Professor Elisabeth Smela is the recipient of the Presidential Early Career (PECASE) Award for 2003, presented in 2004.

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher visited the Clark School

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) visited the Clark School on Friday, July 19.

Clark School Accomplishments Spring 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Spring 2002

Three teams receive Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grants totalling $3,000,000 from the Department of Defense

Three teams in Clark School selected to receive Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) grants from Department of Defense starting in fiscal year 2002

Terpedo places third at biennial engineering competition

A team of students with their UMD entry, Terpedo, made a great showing at the biennial engineering design competition, the Sixth International Submarine Race.