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Clark School Programs Ranked Highly by USA Today, Princeton Review

Clark School Programs Ranked by USA Today, Princeton ReviewThe University of Maryland's programs were featured in USA Today's 2013 Grad School Guide, produced in collaboration with The Princeton Review. The Clark School of Engineering is listed as a top graduate program, while the Warren Citrin Graduate Fellowships program for entrepreneurial engineering students was featured as a top program for its support of students conducting research in sustainability. Learn more

Mote Elected NAE President

Mote Elected NAE PresidentC.D. "Dan" Mote, Jr., former President of the University of Maryland and Regents Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the A. James Clark School of Engineering, has been elected as the next president of the National Academy of Engineering. NAE members are the nation's premier engineers, elected by their peers for their distinguished achievements. His six-year term will start July 1, 2013. Learn more

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

Undergrads Showcase Innovative Sustainability Design Ideas Developed in New "Energy 101" CourseAn open house and poster session showcased a new course, titled Designing a Sustainable World (BioE 289A), co-developed and taught by Dr. Leigh Abts and Dr. Idalis Villanueva. The course was developed to serve as a model for a new national energy curriculum designed to help undergraduates address the array of energy challenges facing the country. Learn more

Save the Date! 10th Annual Clark School of Engineering Alumni Chapter Golf Tournament, September 19
A morning of fun and networking awaits you at the UMD Golf Course on September 19. Shotgun start is at 8:30 a.m. followed by an awards banquet and silent auction. More details to follow. To assist in planning this tournament, please email clarkalumnigolf@gmail.com.

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Photographs from recent Alumni Networking Receptions have been posted to our website. Please visit www.eng.umd.edu/flickr.

Recent Alumni Notes

Each month, we randomly select a name from Alumni Notes to win a Clark School t-shirt. This month's winner is Timothy Gipe! Don't miss your chance to win the next t-shirt—send us your news today by emailing Josey Simpson.

John Burch, Jr., BS ’73 Civil Engineering
Senior Vice President, Knott Realty Group, Timonium, Maryland

Andrew Chamberlin, BS ’06 Mechanical Engineering
Graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and getting his medical degree

Luis Corzo, ME ’05 Engineering
Senior Risk Engineer, Energy, Construction & Engineering, Liberty International Underwriters, Miami, Florida

Timothy Gipe, BS ’82 Chemistry, BS ’83 Chemical Engineering
Engineer, Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration, Washington, D.C.

Ana Luisa Ramirez, BS ’05 Electrical Engineering
Named Woman of the Year by the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation

Justin Schwartz, BS ’10 Fire Protection Engineering
Engineer, Haines Fire & Risk Consulting Corporation, Southampton, New Jersey

Personal Notes

We were saddened to hear the passing of the following alumni:

Winnant C. McGinty, BS ’50 Mechanical Engineering

Alan H. Singleton, BS ’58 Chemical Engineering

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Clark School Alumni, we produce this e-newsletter so we can tell you about the school, but also so you can tell your fellow alumni about yourselves. Send us news about your recent career moves and personal events and we will include them in upcoming issues. Please send your news to josey@umd.edu.

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