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2013-12-12 16:26:41

--Engineering course supported by Department of Defense will focus on design skills-- COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering will offer a new online course on energy problem solving supported by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for transitioning military service members and veterans. The four-credit, undergraduate level course, titled "BIOE 100: Designing Quantitative Solutions for Energy," will offer...

2013-10-08 16:22:13

Robotic bird's solar cell wings feed on the sun, provide energy for the long haul COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Small robotic birds are showing lots of promise for tasks such as monitoring the environment and conducting surveillance. But one current drawback they have is the amount of time they are able to stay aloft. Because of the birds' light weight and small size, the tiny batteries used to power them deplete in just a few minutes. University of...

2012-11-01 11:22:40

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Maryland study projects that Washington, D.C., city and federal property could suffer billions of dollars in damage if sea level rise from global warming increases over the next century. Potential for significant damage will be even greater in the event of extreme weather like Hurricane Sandy. The study by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Bilal Ayyub, Haralamb Braileanu and Naeem Qureshi, of the Clark...

2011-06-23 11:35:00

Seek Blend of Military and Academic Personnel Perspectives to Generate New Technologies COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By bringing together military service officers and engineering and science researchers in a pilot program this summer, the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will take a first step toward developing a new method for revolutionizing future defense...

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...