ECE Alumnus Kub Honored for LED Material Innovation
Clark School alumnus Dr. Fritz Kub will be honored for his technology innovations related to gallium nitride (GaN) light emitting diodes (LED) and microwave transistors at the annual Innovation Hall of Fame induction ceremony on November 25, 2014.
Engineering Alumni Network Events
On October 14, nearly 100 Clark School grads came together for the Baltimore Alumni Networking Event at the Baltimore Museum of Industry for a night of catching up with fellow alumni and meeting current students working with Oculus Rift, Google Glass, and 3-D printing and scanning. The Engineering Alumni Network is hosting three more events this year: Tuesday, November 11 in Philadelphia, Pa.; Wednesday, November 12 in Wilmington, Del.; and Tuesday, December 2 in Silver Spring, Md. We hope to see you at an event soon!
Volunteer Opportunities for Clark School Alumni
The Clark School is looking for volunteers! Donating your time is a valuable way to give back to your alma mater. Opportunities include mentoring current students, calling admitted students, and more. Together we can make the Clark School and University of Maryland even better. Sign up here, or for more information, please contact Jeff Williams, Director of Alumni Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Clark School Students through Launch UMD
Four Clark School-affiliated groups are raising funds through Launch UMD to help make their ideas into reality.
Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience
Last month, the Clark School hosted its second annual Mpact Week showcasing research, education, and innovations. This year’s theme was Disaster Resilience and the role engineers play in developing innovative solutions to help prevent, mitigate, and respond to disasters.
Mr. Abdullah Riyami, BS 2006,
Examiner, US Patent and Trademark Office
Mr. R. Sean Durkin, MS 1972, Electrical Engineering
Lived in Brazil since 2002, currently doing volunteer work at a charity healing center near Brasilia, DF
Ms. Stephany Siegfried, BS 2014, Fire Protection Engineering
Fire Safety Engineer, AECOM, Roanoke, VA
Mr. Ciro Pinto-Coelho, MS 1986, Chemical Engineering
Launched a start-up company in October 2013, Southern Cross Engineering, to provide support to its customers’ missions from applied research to prototype development, integration and test in the areas of analytics, information assurance and scientific linguistics.
Mr. Timothy Wilcox, BS 1991, Aerospace Engineering
Mission Planner Lead and Flight Dynamics Analyst.
Mr. Andrew Chorney, BS 1996, Aerospace Engineering
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Patuxent River NAWCAD, Patuxent River, MD
Mr. Robert Geesey, BS 1977, Civil Engineering
Building Envelope Consultant, Tampa, FL
Mr. Antonio E. Olivia, BSE 1989, Aerospace Engineering
Vehicle Systems Safety Engineer for Mechanical Subsystems on the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle for NASA Johnson Space Center Space & mission Assurance Directorate, ARES Corporation.
Dr. Gautam Wuddi, MS 2013, Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineer HVAC, Knorr Bremse, Westminster, MD
Ms. Emily Makhlouf, BS 2013, Civil Engineering
Ensign, US Navy- HPSP scholarship
Mr. Kedric Sires, BS 1999, Electrical Engineering
Digital Hardware Engineer ¾, DRT Inc., Germantown, MD
Dr. Michael O’Connor, PhD 2014, Civil Engineering
Senior Manager, Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN
Mr. Daniel Rolf, MS 2006, Aerospace Engineering
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Littleton, CO
Thermal Analyst for the Orion program, NASA’s Human Space Exploration Vehicle, which is undergoing its first flight test on Dec 5, 2014.
Mr. Vance Petrella, BS 2003, Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Project Manager, B&R Construction Services, Glen Burnie, MD
Mr. John Stauder, MS 2005, Fire Protection Engineering
Senior FPE, The Fire Consultants, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA
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