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Clark School Students Visit UN Women's Headquarters

Generations of women have contributed to engineering, and Clark School women are proud to be part of that tradition. In honor of women’s history month, the Clark School is celebrating one female engineering faculty member each day. Read about today’s featured faculty member, Dr. Sheryl Ehrman.

Safer Batteries Made With Wood

Nature's 'bio-structure' helps UMD/MSE engineers solve Li metal battery failure problems.

UMERC Awards Three New Wells Graduate Fellowships

The Wells fellowship supports new research in sustainable energy generation and/or storage.



Disruption & Opportunity: Technology Risks in a Fast-Paced Global Technology World
March 30, 2017 4:30 p.m. Lecture Hall, 1110 Kim Engineering Building More»


MSE Seminar Series: Robert Shull, NIST
April 7, 2017 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. 2110 Chemical & Nuclear Engineering Building More»


Join us at the Innovate Maryland Ceremony!
April 12, 2017 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. TBA More»