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2013-10-15 12:38:23

Events will highlight Maryland engineering research, education, and entrepreneurial ecosystem. COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering will host Mpact Week, a four-day event showcasing the Clark School's research, education, innovation, and entrepreneurial ecosystem, October 23-26, 2013 on its College Park campus. Guests will learn about the Clark School's special emphasis on engineering innovations...

2013-07-12 12:23:35

LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broadcaster Tavis Smiley, in partnership with the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, will launch a $75,000 TS/UM Social Innovation Challenge to help address some of society's most pressing issues in three key areas: hunger, education, and sustainability. The inaugural TS/UM Social Innovation Challenge invites aspiring entrepreneurs to develop transformative solutions to affect positive change for...

2012-11-02 11:20:26

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University System of Maryland has committed nearly $450,000 in base funding support of a partnership between the A. James Clark School of Engineering, the College of Southern Maryland, the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (SMHEC) and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in support of a program that allows students in Southern Maryland to receive an accredited University of Maryland mechanical...

2012-10-24 11:29:07

Ashish Bagai Honored for Work on Sikorsky X2TD Demonstrator COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The innovator behind the rotor blade technology used on the fastest helicopter produced will be inducted into the A. James Clark School of Engineering's Innovation Hall of Fame at the University of Maryland, College Park, on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. Ashish Bagai, a Clark School aerospace engineering alumnus, is an aerodynamicist. He was principal...

2012-08-27 02:21:39

Larger Space to Allow for Longer, Higher Flights COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory is from the A. James Clark School of Engineering: WHAT: A team of A. James Clark School of Engineering students will fly a modified version of their human-powered helicopter, Gamera II, in a much larger space than in previous flight attempts. Gamera II is an improved version of Gamera I, which last year set world records for flight duration. Like Gamera I,...

2012-08-09 06:22:43

49.9-Second Flight Submitted for World Record Approval COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautic Association has certified the June 21, 2012, flight of Gamera II at 49.9 seconds, a new national record for human-powered helicopter flight duration, and submitted flight information to the Federation Aeronautique Internationale for approval as a world record. Gamera II was designed, built and piloted by students at the A. James Clark School of...

2012-06-23 10:20:04

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students from the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering set an unofficial world record of 50 seconds for the duration of a human-powered helicopter flight, far surpassing their 2011 world record of 11.4 seconds with Gamera I and any unofficial flights of prior years. The time will be submitted to the National Aeronautic Association by judge Kris Maynard. The validation process will likely take a few...

2012-06-20 10:20:38

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 20, students on the Gamera II human-powered helicopter team from the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering set a new, unofficial flight duration record of approximately 35 seconds. If verified by the National Aeronautic Association, this new time will supersede the team's previous world record of 11.4 seconds set last July. The Gamera II team is one of at least three competing in the American...

2012-04-09 02:25:29

Clark School Researchers Discover Nanoscale Phenomenon, Potential Computer Speed Advantages COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have discovered that when electric current is run through carbon nanotubes, objects nearby heat up while the nanotubes themselves stay cool, like a toaster that burns bread without getting hot. Understanding this phenomenon could lead to new ways of building computer processors that can run at higher speeds without...

2012-01-23 07:31:00

Clark School Engineers Work with Stratasys to Utilize Fused Deposition Modeling Technology in New Application COLLEGE PARK, Md., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park and Stratasys, Inc., announce the successful design, fabrication, and test of a Webbed Tube Heat Exchanger (WTHX), believed to be the first plastic heat exchanger made by additive manufacturing. Fabricated at the Stratasys facility...