Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

ECE Faculty Win DoD Awards

ECE Faculty Win DoD Awards

Three ECE faculty members have been awarded Department of Defense (DoD) Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Awards. These are grants for research instrumentation.

The ECE faculty were:

1. Rama Chellappa: Multi-sensor Remote Biometrics System

2. Edo Waks: Superconducting Magnet for Quantum Information Processing with Spin States

3. Thomas Murphy: Complexity-Based Optical Sensor Networks

Two other Clark School faculty also received DURIP awards: James Duncan of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Inder Chopra of the Department of Aerospace Engineering.

DURIP is designed to fill a critical need of scholars by purchasing state-of-the-art equipment that augments current university capabilities or develops new capabilities to perform cutting edge defense research. Academic institutions generally have difficulty purchasing instruments costing $50,000 or more under most research contracts and grants. The awards are expected to range from $50,000 to $1 million and average approximately $235,000.

For more information, please visit:

http://www.defenselink.mil/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=12540

March 19, 2009


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

To the Stars: UMD Alumna to Be First African-American Crew Member on the International Space Station

President Obama names Michael Rotkowitz a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Prof. Ed Ott to receive Richardson Medal (EGU) and Moser Award (SIAM)

Leite Nanophotonics Research Featured on Advanced Optical Materials Cover

Gov Hogan Announces UMD’s Role in $65M Environmental Agenda

Apple Publishes Artificial Intelligence Paper for the First Time Ever Lead by UMD Alumnus

Liu Wins 2016 IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award

University of Maryland to Establish Research Center of Excellence with UTC Climate, Controls & Security and Otis

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts