search

UMD    CORE




The Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center (AGRC) was officially designated as a "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence (VLRCOE) by the Vertical Flight Foundation earlier this June. Several aerospace faculty are credited with contributing to the winning proposal. The AGRC was awarded funding for approximately half of the proposed program (12 out of 23) Penn State and Georgia Tech also received similar funding for their proposed tasks. Three aerospace faculy, Professors Anya Jones, Sean Humbert and Derek Paley received approval from their rotorcraft peers to fund a task through the AGRC. The AGRC now embarks on a partnership with the Naval Academy, Wyoming University, Texas-Austin and North Carolina A&T through its VLRCOE designation.



Related Articles:
UMD and GA Tech Capture Top Honor in the 28th Annual AHS/Industry Student Design Competition
Active Crash Protection System Team Wins 2011 AHS Jensen Award
Aerospace Receives Five VFF Awards

June 30, 2011


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

Rethinking Orbital Debris: More Space for Industry

Designed to Fail, Better

University of Maryland Breaks Ground on E.A. Fernandez IDEA Factory

UMD Welcomes Inaugural Class of Distinguished A. James Clark Scholars

Fabricating a better tomorrow

Snow Is More Complicated Than You Think

It's Not (Just) About the Destination

It takes a swarm: These robots talk to each other, make decisions as a group

Made of Star Stuff

Nisar and Odigwe Win 2018 International Space Solar Power Student Project Competition

 
 
Back to top  
CORE Home Clark School Home UMD Home Aerospace Engineering