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Oct 19, 2015, 11:42 ET

UMD Project Management Center for Excellence Now Accepting Abstracts for 3rd Annual Symposium

 The University of Maryland's Project Management Center for Excellence is now accepting paper and case study submissions for its third...

Oct 12, 2015, 14:42 ET

University of Maryland Flies High with Milestone 50th High-Altitude Balloon Launch

 On Saturday, October 10, the University of Maryland (UMD) Maryland Space Grant Consortium Balloon Payload Team celebrated its 50th tracked...

Oct 05, 2015, 13:24 ET

Novel Microscopy Technique to Shed New Light on Study of Cell Properties, Disease Pathogenesis

A team of researchers from the University of Maryland (UMD), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Massachusetts General Hospital have...

Sep 30, 2015, 08:00 ET

Bauchau Named First Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professor in Rotorcraft

 The University of Maryland welcomes Dr. Olivier Bauchau as the first Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professor in Rotorcraft. Bauchau brings...

Sep 25, 2015, 13:45 ET

The University of Maryland Receives $50,000 Grant from Dominion Foundation

On September 25, Dominion Foundation presented the University of Maryland (UMD) with a $50,000 educational grant. The grant, part of Dominion's...

Sep 15, 2015, 11:35 ET

Less mess, more versatility: building a smarter industrial robot

Like a driver who refuses to ask for directions when lost, today's industrial robots don't know when they're in trouble and should stop and get...

Sep 10, 2015, 17:31 ET

University of Maryland & Texas Instruments Team Up for Innovative First-Year Electrical and Computer Engineering Course

On September 11, 2015, at 10 a.m. the University of Maryland's (UMD) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), in the A. James Clark...

Aug 18, 2015, 09:56 ET

University of Maryland Researchers Accept NASA Mission: Build a Better Battery for Space Exploration

A research team from the University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC) has been awarded $1 million in NASA funding for its Garnet...

Jun 09, 2015, 08:00 ET

University of Maryland Wind Tunnel Media Day

 WHAT: With the arrival of the hurricane season, the University of Maryland is offering reporters the chance to experience first-hand what...

Apr 13, 2015, 12:32 ET

UMD Project Management Symposium Early-Bird Deadline Wednesday, April 15

Wednesday, April 15, is the last day to take advantage of early-bird registration rates for the Second Annual Project Management Symposium, hosted...

Mar 31, 2015, 08:30 ET

UMD to Host FIRST Robotics Regional Competition

The University of Maryland and FIRST will host the 2015 Chesapeake Regional FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) April 2-4, 2015, at the XFINITY Center...

Jan 29, 2015, 12:22 ET

UMD Engineers & Tight End Team Up on "Catchy" New Football Product

Making a great catch like this season's astonishing three-fingered touchdown reception by New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. requires...

Jan 12, 2015, 09:00 ET

Registration Open for University of Maryland Project Management Symposium

 The University of Maryland Project Management Center for Excellence has announced that registration is now open for the second annual Project...

Dec 11, 2014, 07:30 ET

Run Deep: Pulsing Magnetic Fields Focus Nano-Particles to Deep Targets

Recent efforts between the University of Maryland (UMD) and Bethesda-based Weinberg Medical Physics LLC (WMP) have led to a new technique to...

Nov 21, 2014, 08:30 ET

University of Maryland Breaks Ground for A. James Clark Hall

 The University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering today will host the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new A. James Clark Hall...

Nov 18, 2014, 11:31 ET

UMD UAS Test Site Receives FAA Approval to Fly

The University of Maryland (UMD) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site, located in California, Md., has received a Certificate of Waiver or...

Nov 06, 2014, 13:00 ET

University of Maryland Research Center Tackles Tough Orbital Debris Issues

Orbital debris is not just the stuff of Hollywood drama, but it is a growing threat to space-based communications, global infrastructure and the...

Oct 29, 2014, 13:28 ET

University of Maryland Announces Keynote Speakers from Across Industry, Government and Academe for Inaugural 2014 Orbital Debris Workshop

The University of Maryland Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER) has announced speakers and panelists for the inaugural 2014...

Oct 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

UMD Clark School of Engineering Kicks Off Mpact Week on Disaster Resilience

The University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering will kick off its second annual Mpact Week today. The five-day event showcasing...

Oct 15, 2014, 11:54 ET

UMD Researchers Use Artificially Engineered Materials to Create Breakthrough for Sound Sensors

 University of Maryland (UMD) A. James Clark School of Engineering researchers have developed breakthrough technology to improve sound sensor...