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Espy-Wilson Delivers Keynote Address for Stanford’s WISE Inspirations Network
A Stanford alumnus, Espy-Wilson, was invited to speak because she is leading the way for women in science and engineering.February 8, 2016

UMD-led Team Advances in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition
Team of students will test prototype design of a new form of transportation in which passenger-carrying pods travel through above-ground tubes at high speeds.February 4, 2016

Alum Xiaobo Tan named 'Foundation Professor' at Michigan State
Tan develops bio-inspired underwater robots, electroactive polymer sensors and actuators.January 27, 2016

UMD Students Head to SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition Design Weekend
UMD led team aims to build cutting edge prototype for the next generation of transportation.January 13, 2016

Alumnus Amr Adly Promoted to Vice President at Cairo University
Dr. Adly leads research efforts in new position at Cairo University.January 5, 2016

Alum Ravi Tandon joins University of Arizona's ECE Department
Former student of Sennur Ulukus has research interests in information theory, wireless networks.December 16, 2015

University of Maryland Faculty, Alumni Named National Academy of Inventors Fellows
Inductees recognized for prolific spirit of innovation.December 15, 2015

Espy-Wilson Featured in MIT’s Tech Review
She was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate in electrical engineering at MIT.December 14, 2015

Alumnus Jie Chen Elevated to IEEE Fellow
Chen, an electrical engineering professor at the University of Alberta, was promoted to IEEE's highest grade of membership.December 14, 2015

Liu and Alumna Wang Win 2015 SPS Overview Paper Award
Collaboration between ECE professor and former student results in IEEE awardDecember 10, 2015