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									      University of Maryland
Clark School of Engineering
                    Overview
A World-Class Program

• Academic Ranking of World Universities Rank:
  14th worldwide
• U.S. News & World Report Graduate Rank:
  18th nationwide, 9th among publics
• U.S. News & World Report Undergraduate Rank:
  23rd nationwide, 12th among publics
• Wall Street Journal Recruiter Rank:
  3rd nationwide
• Kiplinger Best Value Rank:
  5th nationwide
Location Offers Special
Opportunities/Partnerships
The University of Maryland is at the center of a constellation of federal agencies
& laboratories, the only premier public research university inside the DC beltway
Clark School Grads are
in Demand in the Region
Research Impact
• Annual Clark School research expenditures: $141.2M
• Research expenditures/faculty member: $763K
• FDA supports the Center for Excellence in Regulatory
  Science & Innovation (CERSI) to improve the science
  behind evaluating new drugs and medical devices
• UMD is the top recipient of NIST research funding
• NSA jointly runs 3 labs with UMD, including the
  Laboratory for Telecommunication Sciences (LTS) and
  the Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS)
• NSF CAREER Awards: 53
• PECASE Awards: 6
• Unique research opportunities for undergraduates
Entrepreneurship
Ecosystem
• UMD’s entrepreneurship education programs are
  ranked among the best in the nation by Princeton
  Review & Entrepreneur Magazine
• Hinman CEOs living-learning honors program helps
  students become entrepreneurs
• The Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)
  has had a $25 billion impact on MD economy since
  1983, educating tech entrepreneurs and developing
  successful technology ventures
• UMD awarded a $3.75M NSF I-Corps Grant in 2013 to
  translate research into tech commercialization, foster a
  culture of entrepreneurship among faculty & students
UMD Offers Business
Plan Competitions for
Student & Faculty
Entrepreneurs
Education: A Hands-On
Curriculum with Emphasis
on Early Experience
• ENES 100 requires Clark School freshmen teams to
  build their own hovercraft
• Clark School’s Keystone Program ensures that
  students receive early instruction in fundamental
  courses from the best faculty
• The Clark School’s I-Series Course on Materials of
  Civilization featured in Chronicle of Higher Education
  article, December 2012: "At U. of Maryland, an Effort
  to Make Introductory Courses Extraordinary"
Student Competitions
The Clark School has fostered a culture of success:
• Gamera II human-powered helicopter team set a new
  world record for 65-second flight
• WaterShed Solar Decathlon Team - 1st Place
• DOE Max Tech & Beyond Design Competition -
  1st Place
• DOE Hydrogen Student Design Competition - 1st Place
• American Helicopter Society Graduate Student Design
  Competition - 1st Place
• Chem-E-Car (mid-Atlantic) - 1st Place
• Windward Global Code Wars - 2nd Place
• Wood Stove Design Challenge - Finalist
UMD Watershed
Solar Decathlon
Team Victory
Team Gamera




 The Clark School’s record-setting human-powered helicopter team.
Student/Faculty Profile

• Undergraduate enrollment: 3,691
• Graduate student enrollment: 1,804
• Diversity of Fall 2012 freshmen undergrads:
  23% female; 12% under-represented minorities
• Weighted GPA: 4.25
• Average combined SAT: 1386
• Number of faculty: 200
• 100+ faculty members are fellows of engineering
  professional societies and 50+ are recipients of
  National Science Foundation Early Career Awards.
Service

• Faculty members are key advisors on national policy:
   – Secretary of State’s Energy and Climate Partnership
     (Gerry Galloway)
   – Academy of Science review of DHS, USDA, USACE
     (Gregory Baecher)
   – Expert Consultant to Congress, FDA, NAS (M. Pecht)
   – NAE’s Sole Nominee for President, Spring 2013
     (C.D. Mote)

• Engineers Without Borders chapter engages
  150 students annually in projects around the world.
Alumni

Alumni Have Had Major Impact as Inventors,
Entrepreneurs and Corporate Leaders:

•Rob Briskman ‘61 (Sirius Satellite Radio)
•Jeong Kim ‘91 (Bell Labs)
•Brian Hinman ‘82 (Polycom)
•Robert Fischell ‘53 (Angel Medical,
Pacesetter Systems, IsoStent)
•George Laurer ‘51 (UPC Code)
•A. James Clark ‘50 (Clark Enterprises)
Corporate Partnership
Highlights
 •   Lockheed Martin engaged in multi-year strategic relationship with UMD
     and the Clark School around research
 •   Northrop Grumman supports ACES, the first cybersecurity honors
     program in the nation at UMD
 •   Canon Life Sciences is engaged in a unique research partnership with
     the Clark School around innovative biomedical diagnostics technology
 •   SAIC engages in multi-dimensional partnership with UMD around
     research, executive education, and team internships program
Clark School List of
Corporate Partners
For More Information
www.eng.umd.edu | Twitter: @ClarkSchool | facebook.com/clarkschool

								
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