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Latest A. James Clark School of Engineering Stories

2010-11-22 07:58:00

System Would Safely Detect Ionization of Air Surrounding Containers Holding Radioactive Material COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The shipment of cargo containers is a critical component of international trade and plays a fundamental role in the global economy. According to the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, about 90 percent of the world's trade is transported in cargo containers, with almost half of incoming U.S. trade arriving by containers...

2010-10-26 08:01:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Where there's silver, there's tarnish. While getting the tarnish off your flatware might be an occasional inconvenience, to museum curators and conservators, it's a threat to irreplaceable works of art. To protect these objects for generations to come, scientists from the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, have teamed up with conservators from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Md., to...

2010-10-14 08:00:00

Alumnus Briskman Returns to Campus for October 21 Celebration COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fresh from his latest satellite launch in Kazakhstan, Robert Briskman, co-founder of Sirius Satellite Radio, will return to the A. James Clark School of Engineering on the University of Maryland, College Park, campus on October 21, 2010, at 4:30 p.m., to be inducted into his alma mater's Innovation Hall of Fame. "Like many Innovation Hall of Famers, Rob Briskman has not only...

2010-08-18 09:34:00

University of Maryland Engineering School Enters the Ranks of the Nation's Best COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the U.S. News & World Report 2011 edition of "America's Best Colleges" released yesterday, the undergraduate program of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, was ranked 19th in the nation among all engineering programs. This marks the school's first Top 20 position for undergraduate engineering...

2010-08-10 07:26:00

Clark School of Engineering Program is Available On-Campus and 100% Online COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The faculty of the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, A. James Clark School of Engineering have developed an online master's degree program to better meet the needs of working bioengineers in the Washington, D.C., Metro area, across the United States and world-wide. "Long before recent news articles listed...

2010-07-27 07:05:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not every engineering dean wants a live bee colony outside of his office, but such is the case at the Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Researchers in a lab down the hall from the dean's office have situated the colony there so they have easy access to the bees. They are studying how the bees fly in order to enable micro air vehicles (MAV) to deal with unexpected wind changes. The MAVs someday...

2010-07-20 09:49:00

Aerospace Engineering Students Win Helicopter, NASA Design Competitions COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from the Clark School's Department of Aerospace Engineering have captured top honors in two different competitions: 1. FIRST PLACE: 27th Annual American Helicopter Society (AHS) Student Design Competition (Graduate category) The AHS competition challenges students to design a vertical lift aircraft that meets specified requirements, and promotes student...

2010-05-06 07:45:00

$560K Gift from Citrin Also Supports Staff Member to Help Students Launch Companies Around Technologies COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland today announces the new Warren Citrin Graduate Fellowship program, which supports graduate students in the A. James Clark School of Engineering conducting research in the broad area of sustainability. Made possible by a $560,000 gift from Warren Citrin, co-founder of Solipsys Corp. (now Raytheon Solipsys),...

2010-03-23 10:07:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TIPCO Technologies Inc. (www.tipcotech.com) had a problem many businesses would envy: it was growing too fast. With $15 million in annual sales, the 45-employee company specializes in hoses, hose assemblies, fittings and connections for the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, and military industries, as well as for industrial applications and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). TIPCO assembles products at its Baltimore...

2010-03-08 13:35:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland today announces 18 semifinalists for its 2010 $75K Business Plan Competition. Now in its tenth year, the competition is administered by the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), an initiative of the A. James Clark School of Engineering. Previous winners include five multi-million dollar ventures; two were named to the Inc. 500 list of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. in 2009 by Inc....