UMD Team wins NIST First Responder UAS Indoor Challenge with custom-built, low-cost drone, and takes home more than $150K in prize money.
Maryland Research Excellence Celebration honored faculty scholars and researchers for demonstrably elevating the university’s research visibility and reputation.
Twelve projects led by or involving Maryland Engineering faculty have been awarded funding through the Grand Challenges Grants Program, the largest and most comprehensive program of its kind ever introduced at the University of Maryland.
The ArtIAMAS cooperative agreement with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory conducts research focused on safe, effective, and resilient capabilities and technologies that work intelligently and cooperatively with each other and humans.
The event emphasized research, advanced education, and outreach collaborations for the region, the state of Maryland and the nation.
Microsoft Robotics and Diversity Initiative will support Ph.D. fellowships, seminars, student diversity groups and more.
Competition challenged students to develop innovative UAV solutions for first responders.
Alison Flatau has been named the new chair of aerospace engineering at UMD.
Winning student paper demonstrates alternative to GPS in UAS swarm navigation.
The MRC Graduate Assistantship Program is open to mid-career UMD Ph.D. students with Maryland Robotics Center advisors.
Maryland Engineering earns a top spot in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report
Best Graduate Schools rankings among over 200 colleges.
Researchers with UMD ties develop a modiifed social force model to predict how pedestrians interact with micro-mobility vehicles.
Organizations that earn the ARM Institute’s Endorsement pass a rigorous assessment process by proving that they provide students the skills needed for a career in manufacturing working with robotics.
The $10.3M second-year funding is one of the largest single-year sponsored research awards for the Clark School of Engineering.
Maryland engineering will benefit from state-of-the-art labs and facilities at USMSM.
New, $86 million facility to expand educational opportunities, autonomous vehicles research.
Sydrak Abdi, Sara Honarvar and Pedro Sandoval-Segura are the Fellowship recipients.
Students selected for the UMD UAS Test Site’s summer internship program brainstorm. design and test real-world applications.
He envisions scooters that could bring themselves to you when you need them—autonomously.
Rachel Cueva (’21), Niloy Gupta (’21) and Justin Lidard (’20) among 2021 awardees.
The Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. student is working with robotic "Driftcams" to document aquatic life at different depths of the oceanic rim ecosystem.
Competition challenges students to build remote-control electric-powered vertical take-off and landing vehicles.
The agreement leverages Maryland's national leadership in engineering, robotics, computer science, operations research, modeling and simulation, and cybersecurity.
From extreme batteries to windows made from wood, Clark School’s trendsetting work ranks it among the country’s Top 10 public engineering schools for the 3rd consecutive year.
The Clark School community stands united with our Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islanders colleagues.
The Maryland Robotics Center will administer the program, which begins in Fall 2021.
The project will enable autonomous underwater 3D mapping using underwater laser imaging.
Research and education hub continues to expand programs, outreach
Bioinspired Sensing, Actuation, and Control in Underwater Soft Robotic Systems
is a comprehensive snapshot of the latest advances.
High endurance design could be a boon for emergency responders.
Echinoderm-inspired robots could perform many difficult, dangerous tasks.
Aerospace engineering senior Charles Flanagan takes first place in Undergraduate Category.
Professors Thomas Murphy and Derek Paley have been selected by the University of Maryland as Distinguished Scholar-Teachers.
The program recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement along with equally outstanding accomplishments as teachers.
Award recognizes the most outstanding performance on a semester-long ASPIRE engineering research project during the past year.
Students complete final presentations to earn “Honors Citation.”
The electric-powered, vertical take-off and landing, micro air vehicle competition encourages student interest in autonomous/unmanned aircraft technology and small air vehicle design and fabrication.
New paper presents control laws that stabilize planar formations of mobile agents.
The algorithm can guide a team of autonomous quadrotors to simultaneously build an occupancy graph of an uncertain environment and detect a single target moving on this graph.
Work by Paley, Craig and Yeo equips quadrotors with custom flow probes that measure wind velocity.
Quantitative research will help better assess risks and benefits, while providing a foundation for planning.
'TurboTerps' flew their drone autonomously through a set of gates, completing 14 runs in 4:42.
FIRE freshmen, AE undergrads and MEng Robotics students take first place in both categories at VFS Micro Air Vehicle Student Challenge.
The REU was led by Hugh Bruck and Sarah Bergbreiter, along with Clark School faculty and graduate student mentors.
Clark School Prof. Derek Paley wants autonomous underwater vehicles to have the same capabilities as fish.
Paley talks about how understanding the fluid movements of fish can help improve underwater vehicles.
Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor Derek Paley promoted to rank of professor.
Senior Patrick Washington Receives National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship
Free, Kumar, Ng and Weinstein recognized as tomorrow’s engineering leaders.
Researchers will create soft underwater robot appendages that mimic functionality found in sea stars; Werley is a co-PI.
Two B.S. 2014 UMD aerospace engineering alums, Cory Frontin and Spencer Stebbins, receive NASA fellowships.
Understanding response dynamics of startled fish reveals how orientation within the group effects escape chances, may offer insights into emergency response planning.
Three Clark School faculty attend NAE 2016 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. students Daigo Shishika and Elaine Petro selected for Clark School Future Faculty Program.
Students Brown and Free, and alumni Mills awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.
NAE-sponsored event brings together emerging engineering leaders.
Aerospace Engineering graduate students Brett Barkley and Sean Hersey receive 2015-2016 L-3 Scholarships.
Experts gathered to discuss UAVs in an event hosted by the Clark School on July 16.
Derek Paley is PI; alum Xiaobo Tan is one of the co-PIs.
Award given for Paley's work in collective behavior in robotic and natural systems.
Paley to receive 2014 E. Robert Kent Teaching Award during Clark School Winter Commencement.
15 Aerospace Engineering faculty were recognized for their research and scholarly achievements.
Elena Shrestha and Levi DeVries win Department of Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student Research Awards Competition.
UMD researchers were honored yesterday at the White House as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
Derek Paley, Sean Humbert and alumnus Xiaobo Tan are collaborators on the project.
15 Department of Aerospace Engineering's faculty honored for successful research funding efforts.
Professor receives three-year fellowship and is named Willis H. Young Jr. Professor of Aerospace Engineering Education.
Bergbreiter and Paley honored by the White Houseas outstanding early-career scientists.
The textbook introduces undergraduate students to engineering dynamics with an accessible, comprehensive and innovative approach.
Nine projects range from wings for MAVs to vision sensors for small robots to small grasping hands.
DeVries Will Conduct Research on Bio-Inspired Unmanned Vehicles
Paley will work on "Optimized Routing of Intelligent, Mobile Sensors for Dynamic, Data-Driven Sampling."
ENAE100 students presented their final project posters on December 12th
Ten undergrads from around the country give talks on their summer projects.
Video explains how unmanned aircraft could help determine hurricane strength.
Rotorcraft Center Garners VLRCOE Designation
Dr. Paley Has Co-Authored a New Textbook with Princeton Colleague
Paley Elected as AIAA Associate Fellow
Aerospace, mechanical engineering students receive premier award for undergraduates.
Research will develop bio-inspired motion algorithms for autonomous vehicles.
Awais Raza Receives Golden Key Boeing Scholarship
Dr. Paley Receives NSF Grant for Weather Related Research
Dr. Derek A. Paley joins the aerospace faculty in Fall 2007