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Clark School Alumnus Assists with 24-Mile Jump from Space

DiveClark School aero alumnus Shane Jacobs (Ph.D. '09) helped design the space suit used this month by Felix Baumgartner, who jumped from 24 miles above the earth in a record-breaking sky dive that broke the speed of sound.

Seeking Stories and Submissions for the Spring Issue of E@M Magazine

E@MThe spring issue of Engineering@Maryland Magazine will be all about, and by, Clark School alumni! We are seeking first-person accounts from you. Are you living in a far-flung location? Are you working in an unusual field? Tell us about your volunteer work. Please send your story ideas and photos to mcorley@umd.edu by November 12.

Tackling Head Injuries

An undergraduate team from the Fischell Department of Bioengineering, spurred by Robert E. Fischell, M.S. ’53, honorary Sc.D. ’95, is working on a device they hope will protect generations of football players from concussions.

Clark School Names 2012-13 Top 25 Source Schools

Top 25For the fourth year, the Clark School recognizes those Maryland high schools that send it the most students. Is your school on the list?

Great Expectations Spotlight: Dominion Resources Supports Lab Upgrade

DominionThe Clark School's Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering's primary teaching lab will soon host a new piece of core equipment thanks to a gift from Dominion Resources, one of the nation's largest producers and suppliers of electricity and natural gas.

Clark School Alumni Spotlight: Aero Alumni Among "40 Under Forty"

40Aerospace engineering alumni Keith Allen '07 and Kevin Schoonover '06 are included on this year's Aviation Week & Space Technology "40 Under Forty" list of "rising stars in the global aerospace and defense industry."

Be Inspired: Innovation Hall of Fame and White Symposium

X2Join us on November 8 at 4:30 p.m. when we induct alumnus Ashish Bagai '90, '92, '95 into the Clark School's Innovation Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be followed by the White Symposium on Engineering Innovation, focusing on the impact of the helicopter in today's society.

You're Invited! The 2012 White Symposium on Engineering Innovation

WhiteLearn from helicopter designers and pilots at this look at the impact of rotorcraft in today's society, including in the military and law enforcement. The symposium will take place in the Kim Building rotunda at 5 p.m. on November 8.

Save the Date! Reception Celebrating Women in Engineering, November 13

Help us welcome Mary Ann Rankin, senior vice president and provost, and learn about the Women in Engineering Opportunity Scholarship Fund. This event will take place in the Kim Building rotunda from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13th. For more details and to RSVP, click here or email jeliason@umd.edu.

Join Us! Baltimore-Area Alumni Networking Reception, November 15

The Clark School will host a reception for alumni in the Baltimore area on Thursday, November 15, from 6-8 p.m. at the National Electronics Museum. Enjoy a wonderful evening of networking with fellow Terps and friends and meet Clark School Dean Darryll Pines. RSVP online by November 1 at www.alumni.umd.edu/NEM2012.

Young Alumni Learn the Power of Mentoring

The Clark School Alumni Chapter's Young Alumni Mentoring Program will pair alumni who are seasoned engineering professionals with Clark School graduates with less than 10 years’ experience in the workplace. If you are interested in becoming a mentor or protégé, please complete the form or email clark-mentoring@umd.edu.

Career Services Webinars

The Alumni Association is pleased to offer a series of Career Services Webinars. The webinars are scheduled on the first Wednesday of each month and a different topic will be featured with a known expert in their field. Additional information can be found online.

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 Jeffrey Mann! Don't miss your chance to win the next t-shirt—send us your news today by emailing Josey Simpson.

Rajeev Arora (B.S. '00, fire protection engineering) is a senior director of transportation at Tyco in New York City.

Jason Grimes (B.S. '03, fire protection engineering) is a fire protection engineer at Naval Facilities Engineering Command Europe Africa Southwest Asia.

Jeffrey Mann (B.S. '93, electrical engineering) is a senior engineer with Baltimore Gas & Electric Company.

See what John Quinn, Jason Schoenbrun, Christopher Warth and Suhas Yerra have been up to by reading more Clark School Alumni Notes on our site...

The Clark School Mourns the Passing of...

Over the past month, we were saddened to learn of the deaths of Philip C. "Pete" Cooper (B.S. '31, civil engineering) and Artem Petrossian (B.S. '07, civil 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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