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UMD Alumni Association Celebrates 25th Anniversary
UMD Alumni Association Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Anniversary celebration to be marked by special events leading up to the big Homecoming game include scavenger hunt, TERPRIDE free lunch contest, an ArtsTailgate, and special pricing of $25 to join the Alumni Association.

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Network with Fellow Clark School Alumni via LinkedIn!
Edit your profile to change your school to "University of Maryland – A. James Clark School of Engineering” to be fully included in the Clark School’s LinkedIn community.

Continue Your Clark School Education with Free Online Classes
Continue your Clark School education with Free Online Classes Free online classes and lectures now available through the Clark School Lifelong Learning Opportunities page. Topics include Surviving Disruptive Technology, Hardware Security, and Intellectual Property: How Well Does the System Protect the Individual Innovator.

Clark School Alumnus Wins Top Spot in Infiniti's Performance Engineering Academy
UMD Alumnus Wins Top Spot in Infiniti's Performance Engineering Academy
Eric LaRoche, B.S. ’14, aerospace engineering, to spend one year working for Infiniti Red Bull racing in England.

UMD Opens Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site in Southern Maryland
UMD Opens Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site in Southern Maryland
Test Site based in St. Mary’s County will bring together leaders in academia, industry, and government to accelerate UAS research.

Alumni Notes

D. Caleb Sargent, M.S. ’08, Ph.D. ’12, aerospace engineering, joined Sikorsky as a Senior Engineer.

Bahman Abbasi, Ph.D. ’10, mechanical engineering, accepted a new position as
Science and Engineering Advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Paul White, B.S. ’06, civil and environmental engineering, received the PE certificate.

Dr. Khaled Saleh, Ph.D. ’12, mechanical engineering, became Principal Engineer at Goldman Manufacturing Company, LP.

Dr. Vida Kianzad, M.S. ’03, Ph.D. ’06, electrical engineering, joined Carbonite, Inc. as a Software Engineer.

Natalie Herder, B.S. ’13, civil engineering, joined Greeley and Hansen as a Civil Engineer.

Peter Michael, B.S. ’66, electrical engineering, won two national prizes in 2013 for
his biographical book, “Remembering John Hanson.”

Dr. Lesa Ross, M.S. ’04, Ph.D. ’09, reliability engineering, became a Manager at Maxim Medical Service, Inc.

Leon Chao, B.S. ’12, mechanical engineering, is working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology on next-generation Watt Balance to redefine the kilogram SI unit in terms of Planck’s constant.

George Craig, Jr., B.S. ’97, electrical engineering, is working in Business Development at Cubatic Technology Corporation.

Andrew Howard, B.S. ’06, aerospace, is working as a Principal Engineer at ManTech.

Dennis Nolan, Ph.D., B.S. ’77, fire protection engineering, is Chief Fire Prevention Engineer at Saudi Aramco, and the third edition of his book, “Handbook of Fire and Explosion Protection Engineering Principles, Third Edition: for Oil, Gas, Chemical and Related Facilities,” was published in June.

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