University of Maryland, College Park - 2016

Institution Information

Contact Information

Institution's Mailing Address

Institution Name: University of Maryland, College Park
Mailing Address: A. James Clark School of Engineering
8228 Paint Branch Drive, 3110 Jeong H Kim Engineering Bldg
City: College Park
State: MD
Postal Code: 20740
Country: United States
Phone 301-405-8335
Fax: 301-314-5908
Website: http://www.eng.umd.edu

Head of Institution

Wallace Loh
President
Main Administration
University of Maryland, College Park
7901 Regents Drive, 1101 Main Administration Building
College Park , MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-5803
Fax: 301-314-9560
wdloh@umd.edu

Engineering College Inquiries

Peter Kofinas
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Programs
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park
8228 Paint Branch Drive, 1120 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-7335
Fax: 301-314-5908
kofinas@umd.edu

Undergraduate Admission Inquiries

Bruk Berhane
Assistant Director
Undergraduate Recruitment and Scholarships
University of Maryland, College Park
4298 Campus Drive, 1131 Glenn Martin Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-0287
Fax: 301-314-9867
bberhane@umd.edu

Graduate Admission Inquiries

Mark Shayman
Associate Dean of the Graduate School for Student Success
University of Maryland, College Park
8223 Paint Branch Drive, 2249 AV Williams Bldg.
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-3667
Fax: 301-314-9305
shayman@umd.edu

Institution Information

General Information


Type of institution: PUBLIC
Academic Year: SEMESTERS
Setting of Main Engineering Campus SUBURBAN

Main Campus Information

Is the main campus located in a city with a population greater than 100,000?: No
Name of this city, or if no, the name of the nearest city of any size?: College Park, MD
This city's population (approx.): 31,274
Distance from Main Campus: 0

Total Enrollment

Total Undergraduate enrollment: 28,472
Total Graduate enrollment: 10,611
Total Professional and other enrollment:

Non-Engineering Degree Granting Colleges

Business, Education, Fine arts, Liberal arts, Comp, Math & Nat Sci, Behavior & Soc. Sci, Agriculture, Hlth & Hum Perform

Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations

Requirements

Four years of English
Four years of math, including Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. Students who complete Algebra II prior to their final year must complete the four-year mathematics requirement by taking a course or courses that utilize non-trivial algebra. Examples of courses meeting this requirement include Algebra II, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Calculus and successor courses, Statistics, and College Algebra.
Three years of history or social science
Three years of science in at least two different areas, with at least two lab experiences
Two years of a foreign language


For more information visit:
http://www.uga.umd.edu/requirements/Freshmen.php

Recommendations

To stand out, you should exceed that minimum, taking several honors and/or Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses and additional academic electives.

Engineering Information

Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

Darryll Pines
Nariman Farvardin Professor and Dean
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland
8228 Paint Branch Drive, 3110 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-3869
Fax: 301-314-5908
pines@umd.edu

Engineering Information

Engineering Degrees Offered

Types of Engineering Degrees

Bachelor's:B.S.
Master's:M.S. with thesis, M.S. without thesis, but with project or report, M.Eng.
Doctoral:Ph.D.

Computer Science Degrees Awarded Outside the College/School of Engineering

Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral

Engineering Information

Engineering Departments

Engineering Department(s) Degree Granting Level Department Chair Discipline
Aerospace Engineering Both Norman Wereley Aerospace Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Both Sheryl Ehrman Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Both Charles Schwartz Civil Engineering
Computer Science1 Both Samir Khuller Computer Science (outside engineering)
Electrical and Computer Engineering Both Ramalingam Chellappa Electrical/Computer Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering Both James Milke Other Engineering Disciplines
Fischell Department of Bioengineering Both John Fisher Biomedical Engineering
General Engineering Both Engineering (General)
Note: Not an actual academic unit. Some degree programs are not under any specific department
Institute for Systems Research Graduate Reza Ghodssi Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Engineering
Note: Institute. Faculty have joint appointment with ISR and other Department. Institute grants degrees
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute Graduate Peter Sandborn Other Engineering Disciplines
Note: Not a Department. Faculty are appointed in this unit. Institute grants degrees
Materials Science and Engineering Both Raymond Phaneuf Metallurgical and Matrls. Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Both Balakumar Balachandran Mechanical Engineering
Office of Advanced Engineering Education Graduate George Syrmos Other Engineering Disciplines
Note: Not a Department. Faculty are appointed in this unit. grants degrees

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

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Research Centers

  • INCOLL - Research center WITHIN the college of engineering
  • INDEPT - Research center WITHIN an engineering department
  • INUNIV - Research center WITHIN university system
  • OUTUNIV - Research center OUTSIDE the university
Center/Lab Discipline Research Class Head Chair
IREAP, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics Engr. Science and Engr. Physics INCOLL Thomas Murphy
ISR, Institute for Systems Research Other Engineering Disciplines INCOLL Reza Ghodssi
MTECH, Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute Engineering (General) INCOLL Peter Sandborn
UMIACS, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies Computer Science (outside engineering) INUNIV

Engineering Information

Degree Programs

Bachelor's Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Discipline
Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering (B.S.) Aerospace Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Chemical Engineering (B.S.) Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering (B.S.) Civil Engineering
Computer Science Computer Science (B.S.)1 Computer Science (outside engineering)
Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering (B.S.) Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering (B.S.) Electrical Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Fischell Department of Bioengineering Bioengineering (B.S.) Biomedical Engineering
General Engineering General; Engineering Option (B.S.) Engineering (General)
Materials Science and Engineering Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.) Metallurgical and Matrls. Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) Mechanical Engineering

Master's Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Master's Degree Program(s) Discipline
Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering (M.S.) Aerospace Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Chemical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Engineering Public Policy Other Engineering Disciplines
Civil and Environmental Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering (M.S., M.E.) Civil/Environmental Engineering
Computer Science Computer Science (M.S.)1 Computer Science (outside engineering)
Electrical and Computer Engineering Computer Engineering (M.S.) Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Cybersecurity Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering (M.S., M.E) Electrical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Telecommunications (M.S.) Electrical Engineering
Fire Protection Engineering Fire Protection Engineering (M.S., M.E.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Fischell Department of Bioengineering Bioengineering (M.S., M.E.) Biomedical Engineering
Institute for Systems Research Systems Engineering (M.S.) Industrial/Manufacturing/Systems Engineering
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute Technology Entrepreneurship (M.S.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Materials Science and Engineering Materials Science & Engineering (M.S., M.E.) Metallurgical and Matrls. Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Reliability Engineering (M.S., M.E.) Other Engineering Disciplines
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Robotics (M.E.) Mechanical Engineering
Office of Advanced Engineering Education Software (M.E.) Other Engineering Disciplines

Doctoral Degree Program(s)

Engineering Department(s) Doctoral Degree Program(s) Discipline
Aerospace Engineering Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.) Aerospace Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Chemical Engineering (Ph.D.) Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) Civil Engineering
Computer Science Computer Science (Ph.D.)1 Computer Science (outside engineering)
Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.) Electrical/Computer Engineering
Fischell Department of Bioengineering Bioengineering (Ph.D.) Biomedical Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering Materials Engineering (Ph.D.) Metallurgical and Matrls. Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.) Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Nuclear Engineering (Ph.D.) Nuclear Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Reliability Engineering Other Engineering Disciplines

1The degree program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Engineering Information

Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments Areas of Expertise
Aerospace Engineering
  1. Flight dynamics/control
  2. Hypersonics
  3. Aerodynamics and propulsion
  4. Structural mechanics/composites
  5. Rotorcraft/Micro Hovering UAV's
  6. Space systems
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  1. Process Systems and Control
  2. Nanostructural materials
  3. Polymer Science
  4. Biomolecular Engineering
  5. Thermodynamics/Transport Phenomena
  6. Complex Fluids/Particle Science
  7. Metabolic Engineering
  8. Energy Storage
Civil and Environmental Engineering
  1. Geographic Information Systems for Hydrology
  2. Intelligent Transportation Systems
  3. Rational Pavement Design
  4. Bridge Design, project management
  5. Geotechnical Centrifuge Modeling
  6. Risk and Reliability
Computer Science
  1. Computer Systems
  2. Human Computer Interaction
  3. Artificial Intelligence
  4. Computer vision and computational geometry
  5. Scientific computing
  6. Software engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
  1. Microelectronics and Bioelectronics
  2. MEMS, Nanotechnology
  3. Communication & Signal Processing
  4. Computer Engineering
  5. Control and Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems
  6. Electrophysics
Fire Protection Engineering
  1. Structures behavior in Fire
  2. Fire Modeling
  3. Detection
  4. Materials Flammability
  5. Compartment Fires
  6. Fire Suppression
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
  1. Drug Delivery
  2. Tissue Engineering
  3. Biomaterials
  4. Biomedical Devices
  5. Biomechanics
  6. Cellular and Metabolic Engineering
  7. BioImaging
  8. BioMEMS
  9. Systems Biology
  10. Biosensors
  11. Nanobiotechnology
Materials Science and Engineering
  1. Materials synthesis and materials processing
  2. Metal and structural materials
  3. Electronic Materials and Packaging
  4. Functional and Device Materials
  5. Polymers, organic and biomaterials
  6. Ceramics
  7. Magnetic Materials
  8. Semiconductors
Mechanical Engineering
  1. Solid Mechanics, Dynamics and controls
  2. MEMS / NEMS, Nanoenergetics
  3. Design / Information Sciences, Electronic Packaging
  4. Risk and Reliability, Physics of Failure, Life-Cycle Enginee
  5. Manufacturing, Virtual Manufacturing
  6. Energy Systems, Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Sci, Reacting Flows

Engineering Information

Societies

Honor Societies

National Groups

  • Chi Epsilon
  • Eta Kappa Nu
  • Omega Chi Epsilon
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • Sigma Gamma Tau
  • Tau Beta Pi

Local Groups

  • Salamander

Student Organizations

National Groups

  • AIChE
  • ASM-TMS
  • Am. Inst. of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Am. Nuclear Society
  • Am. Soc. of Civil Engineers
  • Am. Soc. of Heating, Refrig. and Air Condit. Eng.
  • Am. Soc. of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Helicopter Society
  • Asian Am. Society of Eng.
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Electrochemical Society
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Materials Research Society
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Natl. Org. of Black Chemists & Chemical Engineers
  • Soc. of Fire Protection Eng.
  • Soc. of Women Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Student Council

Local Groups

  • Association for computing Machinery
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Student Association
  • Engineering Student Council (ESC)
  • Engineers Without Borders (EWB)
  • FutureCar Challenge
  • International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
  • Partners in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • UMCP Environmental Design Team

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Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • African Students Association
  • Asian Engineering Student Association
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Local Groups

  • American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin
  • Asian Engineering Student Association
  • Black Engineers Society
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Women Engineers

Other Student Support Programs

The Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering; Women in Engineering Program; Engineering Student Affairs Office; International Programs in Engineering; Engineering Co-op and Career Services Office; Orientation programs for new engineering freshmen and transfer students; University orientation programs; Tutoring for engineering courses provided by School, departments, and student professional and honor societies.

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Student Projects

Student Design Projects Description

Solar House, Future Truck, Walking Robot, Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge, TI DSP Project, Jousting Robots, High Mileage Vehicle, Lawn Mower Safety, Concrete Toboggan, Ranger Telerobotic Spacecraft, Environmental Design Competition, NASA Student Launch Program, AIAA Remotely Piloted Vehicle Competition, CPS-Aided Robotics, Advanced Heat Pump Design, Pinball, Hybrid rockets, "NASA means Business", testing under weightlessness conditions; pressure suit glove experiments, stability of parashield re-entry vehicle. Redemption Machine, Hybrid Electric Vehicle, Indoor Wireless, Beacon Emergency Locator, Materials Processing, Advanced Reactor Design, Radiation Engineering, Integrated Computer-Aided Systems Engineering, Project Teams that Involve Maryland Students and Businesses to Interact and Approach Current Industrial Needs, SAE Formula Car, Human Powered Submarine, Autonomous Robot, Hand Tool Enhancement, "Six Sigma" Applications, Gamera Human-Powered Helicopter Project

Engineering Information

College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The B.S. degree is offered in eight engineering departments plus a general engineering major in which a student may combine study in two engineering fields or in an engineering field and a non-engineering field. The college provides cooperative education and internship opportunities to students. Students are encouraged to participate in international study, internship and research experiences. The college offers a minor in international engineering, project management,nanotechnmology, nuclear engineering, and engineering leadership. The college has a number of 3/2 agreements with liberal arts institutions. In addition, the B.S. in computer engineering is jointly offered with the department of Computer Science in the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences. Students may be invited to participate in the GEMSTONE program which combines students in Engineering and other majors in a living and learning environment to work together on a major project with societal impact. Students work on a common project while taking courses together. Students may also be invited to participate in College Park Scholars, a living-learning program where students can choose to study with a variety of students various scientific or non-scientific concentrations. Another innovative new program for undergraduates is Inventis: The Academy of Engineering Scholars. Its focus is on creating a small community of highly talented and ambitious students, mentored by distinguished faculty. The Academy will provide special academic enrichment programs as well as carefully tailored research and teaching opportunities. Two programs (QUEST and Hinman CEO), offered by the Business and Engineering Schools respectively, focus on students interested in starting their own businesses. Students live on campus in specially equipped residence halls. Engineering students may also be invited to participate in the University Honor's program.

Engineering Information

Engineering Faculty & Research

Teaching, Tenure-Track View Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Full Professors Assoc. Professors Assistant Professors Program Total
Aerospace Engineering 10 9 4 23
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 8 4 3 15
Civil and Environmental Engineering 15 7 4 26
Computer Science1 33 7 7 47
Electrical and Computer Engineering 43 8 7 58
Fire Protection Engineering 2 3 1 6
Fischell Department of Bioengineering 6 7 5 18
General Engineering 0 0 0 0
Institute for Systems Research 0 0 0 0
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute 0 0 0 0
Materials Science and Engineering 12 5 2 19
Mechanical Engineering 27 10 6 43
Office of Advanced Engineering Education 0 0 0 0
Totals: 123 53 32 208

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Teaching, Non-Tenure-Track

Engineering Department(s) FT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel PT Instr. & Other Teach. Personnel Total Personnel FTE of all PT Teach. Personnel
Aerospace Engineering 1 8 9 1.75
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 1 0 1 0.00
Civil and Environmental Engineering 1 16 17 4.00
Computer Science1 10 1 11 0.25
Electrical and Computer Engineering 1 11 12 2.94
Fire Protection Engineering 1 1 2 0.12
Fischell Department of Bioengineering 2 4 6 1.00
General Engineering 8 3 11 1.22
Institute for Systems Research 0 2 2 0.50
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute 1 4 5 1.33
Materials Science and Engineering 1 3 4 0.75
Mechanical Engineering 4 21 25 5.48
Office of Advanced Engineering Education 0 22 22 5.50
Totals: 21 95 116 24.58

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Non-Teaching, Research

Engineering Department(s) Non-Teach. FT Research Personnel Non-Teach. PT Research Personnel Total Personnel FTE of all PT Non-Teach. Research Personnel
Aerospace Engineering 23 4 27 2.00
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 7 1 8 0.34
Civil and Environmental Engineering 60 11 71 5.90
Computer Science1 3 1 4 0.50
Electrical and Computer Engineering 18 4 22 1.15
Fire Protection Engineering 2 1 3 0.20
Fischell Department of Bioengineering 17 4 21 1.75
General Engineering 1 0 1 0.00
Institute for Systems Research 16 4 20 1.11
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute 1 0 1 0.00
Materials Science and Engineering 48 2 50 1.26
Mechanical Engineering 27 9 36 4.78
Office of Advanced Engineering Education 0 1 1 0.25
Totals: 220 41 261 18.74

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Gender/Ethnicity Profiles

  • American Indian or Alaska Native (Am Ind): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.
  • Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Black or African American (B/AfrA): A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in addition to "Black or African American."
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (Haw): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.
  • Hispanic or Latino (Hisp): A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to "Hispanic or Latino."
  • White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Full Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Aerospace Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 8 2
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 7 1
Civil and Environmental Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 10 1 0 0 14 1
Computer Science1 3 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 33 0
Electrical and Computer Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 0 1 0 0 29 1 0 0 40 3
Fire Protection Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Fischell Department of Bioengineering 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Institute for Systems Research 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Materials Science and Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 11 1
Mechanical Engineering 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 17 2 0 0 24 3
Office of Advanced Engineering Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 3 1 0 1 0 0 28 1 3 1 0 0 78 7 0 0 112 11

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Associate Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Aerospace Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 8 1
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Civil and Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 2
Computer Science1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 7 0
Electrical and Computer Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 7 1
Fire Protection Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Fischell Department of Bioengineering 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 1
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Institute for Systems Research 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Materials Science and Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 3 2
Mechanical Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 8 2
Office of Advanced Engineering Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 4 0 1 2 0 0 14 1 2 0 0 0 22 6 1 0 44 9

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Teaching, Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor Profiles

Engineering Department(s) Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or more Total Personnel
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Aerospace Engineering 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2
Civil and Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2
Computer Science1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 2
Electrical and Computer Engineering 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 6 1
Fire Protection Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Fischell Department of Bioengineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 2
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Institute for Systems Research 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Materials Science and Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Mechanical Engineering 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 1
Office of Advanced Engineering Education 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals: 5 2 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 14 4 0 0 20 12

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Undergraduate

Admissions/Transfers

Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Admission to the Clark School of Engineering is limited. Applicants are reviewed and will be admitted directly on a competitive basis. Evaluation is based on high school grades, standardized test scores, activities, leadership and demonstrations of potential to succeed. An applicant may apply to any of the majors offered within the School. An applicant also has the option of entering as an Undecided Engineering major and will typically choose a degree program in the first year.

National Merit and National Achievement Finalists and Semifinalists, Maryland Distinguished Scholar Finalists, and Banneker/Key Scholars are admitted directly to the School.

Undergraduate Admission to an Engineering Department

No separate admissions requirements.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

Most international applicants are evaluated and admitted on the basis of their academic backgrounds, presenting records with marks of "very good" to "excellent." International applicants who present one full year (28 semester hours or 42 quarter hours) of acceptable university-level credit will be considered for admission as transfer students. Those with less than one full year of acceptable credit must also meet the freshman admission requirements for international applicants. A completed application consists of an application form, non-refundable application fee, official academic records, proof of English language proficiency, visa records and (for F1 and J1 visa holders) certification of funds. Non-native English speakers who seek admission to the university must verify their proficiency in English by taking the TOEFL. Applicants whose native language is other than English and who earn a verbal SAT of 480 or higher do not need to submit a TOEFL score. Those who score at least 575 on the paper based test or 233 on the computer based TOEFL may be admitted to the university if they meet all other entrance requirements. A non-refundable fee of $65.00 US dollars will be required with each application from an international student. More details can be obtained from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Mitchell Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742-5235 or check the following website:
http://www.umd.edu/ies

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

Same as in-state requirements.

Residency Requirements

None

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Both external (outside UMCP) and internal transfers (meaning current UMCP students whose major is NOT engineering) will be admitted to the Clark School if they meet the following admission requirements:

A minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all courses taken at the University of Maryland and all other institutions is required for internal and external transfer students.
Completion of MATH 141 with minimum grade of B- or better*
Completion of PHYS 161 with a minimum grade of B- or better*
Completion of either CHEM 135 or CHEM 271 or CHEM134 (students who take CHEM134 must also have completed CHEM131) with a minimum grade of C-
Students interested in applying to Bioengineering must also complete BIOE 120 with a minimum grade of B-.

Limited Enrollment Programs guidelines:

Only one gateway or performance review course may be repeated to earn the required grade and that course may only be repeated once. When more than one course can satisfy a gateway requirement, taking a second course from the list will count as a repeat. (Please note that a grade of "W" is considered an attempt and must be repeated).
Students may apply only once to an LEP.
Students who were directly admitted and fail to meet the performance review criteria will be dismissed from the major and may not reapply.
Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 after admission to an LEP. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from the major.
If you have additional questions about the transfer process, evaluation of credits or admission criteria please e-mail transfer_engr@umd.edu.

If you have questions specific to the application or your admission status please contact the Limited Enrollment Advisor/Representative of Undergraduate Admissions at lep@umd.edu.

Number of Transfer Students from:

A two-year community junior college where they were full-time students: 147
A four-year college or university where they were full-time students: 32

Undergraduate

Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): All Students

Undergraduate Group 1
Tuition & Fees: $8,314
Room & Board: $11,758
Books & Supplies: $1,200
Other Expenses: $3,932
Estimated avg. course load per term: 15
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

Institution's Own Application Form, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Undergraduate

New Applicants

New Undergraduate Applicants

A. Number of undergraduate applicants to the engineering college: 1,821
B. Of those in (A), how many were offered admission? 1,811
C. Of those in (B), how many were enrolled in the fall? 612
Percentage of entering students (excluding transfer students) ranked in the top quarter (25%) of their high schools: n/a

Newly Enrolled Test Scores

Scores Reflect 75th to 25th percentile

SAT 75th 25th
Math Range: 730 620
Reading Range: 690 590
Writing Range:
Combined Range: 1400 1240
ACT 75th 25th
Math Range:
Composite Range:

Undergraduate

Enrollments by Class

Undergraduate Engr. Programs Fresh
1st Year
Soph
2nd Year
Junior
3rd Year
Senior
4th/5th Year
Full Time Total Part Time Total
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.) 62 96 120 160 438 7
Bioengineering (B.S.) 77 77 103 172 429 8
Chemical Engineering (B.S.) 19 64 92 158 333 18
Civil Engineering (B.S.) 26 62 134 172 394 14
Computer Engineering (B.S.) 50 96 130 168 444 17
Computer Science (B.S.)1 476 597 564 487 2124 219
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) 28 81 145 215 469 34
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.) 4 29 24 29 86 3
General; Engineering Option (B.S.) 60 29 3 0 92 0
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.) 11 28 26 58 123 4
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) 72 193 348 470 1083 45
Totals: 409 755 1125 1602 3891 150

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Freshmen

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 0 36 0 2 0 53 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 2 0 9 0
Bioengineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 16 0 2 0 27 0
Women 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 8 0 8 0 0 0 25 0 3 0 50 0
Chemical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 11 0
Women 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 8 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 11 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 15 0
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 6 0 0 0 20 0 6 0 43 0
Women 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 7 0
Computer Science (B.S.)1
Men 40 0 4 0 25 0 1 0 111 0 37 0 0 0 140 3 20 1 378 4
Women 11 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 31 1 19 0 0 0 26 0 6 0 98 1
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 15 0
Women 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 13 0
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
General; Engineering Option (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 27 0 4 0 40 0
Women 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 20 0
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 8 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 0 0 36 0 5 0 52 0
Women 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 12 0 0 0 20 0
Totals: 10 0 6 0 35 0 0 0 47 0 46 0 1 0 234 0 30 0 409 0

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Sophomores

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 17 0 3 0 1 0 53 0 1 0 85 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 11 0
Bioengineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 13 0 1 0 0 0 20 1 2 0 39 1
Women 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 12 0 2 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 38 0
Chemical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 8 0 7 0 0 0 22 0 3 0 49 0
Women 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 15 0
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 0 31 0 1 0 45 1
Women 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 17 0
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 4 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 25 0 6 0 0 0 37 0 5 0 83 0
Women 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 13 0
Computer Science (B.S.)1
Men 31 0 5 2 22 2 1 0 153 5 44 3 1 0 207 3 26 3 490 18
Women 3 2 2 0 4 0 0 1 50 1 13 0 0 0 32 1 3 0 107 5
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 6 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 12 0 3 0 0 0 33 0 4 0 65 0
Women 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 16 0
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 14 0 1 0 18 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 11 0
General; Engineering Option (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 12 0 1 0 18 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 11 0
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 17 1 1 0 24 1
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 2 0 12 1 0 0 23 0 11 0 0 0 99 1 6 0 155 2
Women 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 28 0 1 0 38 0
Totals: 30 0 7 0 57 1 0 0 148 0 46 1 1 0 433 3 33 0 755 5

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Juniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.)
Men 8 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 12 2 4 0 0 0 77 0 1 0 106 2
Women 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 14 1
Bioengineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 15 0 4 0 0 0 25 0 2 0 52 1
Women 2 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 30 0 2 0 51 0
Chemical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 14 2 9 1 0 0 29 1 3 0 58 5
Women 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 6 0 0 0 14 1 2 0 34 1
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 4 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 2 0 12 1 0 0 57 1 3 0 87 2
Women 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 8 0 3 0 0 0 21 0 6 0 47 0
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 5 1 4 0 6 0 0 0 35 0 18 0 0 0 45 3 6 0 119 4
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 11 0
Computer Science (B.S.)1
Men 38 2 9 2 28 4 0 0 136 14 30 10 1 0 198 23 14 0 454 55
Women 11 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 43 1 7 0 0 0 36 3 4 0 110 4
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 8 1 1 0 7 1 0 0 30 0 23 2 0 0 50 5 8 1 127 10
Women 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 4 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 18 0
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 13 0 1 0 18 0
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 6 0
General; Engineering Option (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 11 0 1 0 18 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 8 0
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 15 1 4 0 15 2 0 0 45 2 20 2 0 0 187 4 14 0 300 11
Women 2 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 33 2 2 0 48 2
Totals: 52 3 18 0 71 5 0 0 199 7 108 6 0 0 621 17 56 1 1125 39

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Seniors

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 0 2 1 7 0 0 0 17 0 11 0 0 0 94 3 4 0 138 4
Women 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 22 0
Bioengineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 34 2 3 0 0 0 43 2 3 0 89 4
Women 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 29 0 4 0 1 0 43 2 1 0 83 2
Chemical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 3 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 23 1 8 1 0 0 53 4 8 0 102 10
Women 3 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 20 0 2 0 0 0 25 0 2 0 56 2
Civil Engineering (B.S.)
Men 4 1 1 0 11 1 0 0 8 2 15 0 0 0 60 4 4 0 103 8
Women 3 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 8 0 6 0 0 0 43 3 1 0 69 3
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Men 4 1 1 0 7 0 0 0 53 3 5 1 1 0 70 5 5 1 146 11
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 2 0 0 0 7 2 4 0 22 2
Computer Science (B.S.)1
Men 27 4 3 3 15 10 1 0 132 27 22 5 0 0 177 58 15 2 392 109
Women 10 1 5 0 4 1 0 0 32 14 10 0 0 0 28 7 6 0 95 23
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 9 0 3 2 10 0 0 0 50 6 13 5 0 0 79 8 6 1 170 22
Women 6 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 9 1 3 0 0 0 19 0 3 0 45 2
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.)
Men 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 3 0 0 18 3
Women 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 11 0
General; Engineering Option (B.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.)
Men 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 0 0 28 1 1 0 43 1
Women 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 2 0 15 2
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
Men 16 2 6 0 24 3 0 0 51 3 23 3 0 0 252 15 9 1 381 27
Women 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 18 1 7 1 0 0 51 0 4 1 89 3
Totals: 62 7 27 4 93 8 0 0 346 19 106 11 2 0 909 53 57 4 1602 106

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Undergraduate

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.) 3 2 5 0 14 4 0 72 1 101 87 14
Bioengineering (B.S.) 2 2 2 0 26 7 0 64 1 104 63 41
Chemical Engineering (B.S.) 1 4 1 0 23 5 0 39 3 76 50 26
Civil Engineering (B.S.) 3 2 14 0 9 12 1 93 3 137 100 37
Computer Engineering (B.S.) 2 2 3 0 18 2 0 30 5 62 53 9
Computer Science (B.S.)1 13 8 17 0 77 20 0 153 14 302 268 34
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) 7 3 7 0 35 8 0 57 8 125 107 18
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.) 0 0 3 0 6 0 0 21 0 30 21 9
General; Engineering Option (B.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.) 2 0 1 0 10 2 0 20 3 38 29 9
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) 11 8 21 0 55 17 0 213 13 338 298 40
Totals: 31 23 57 0 196 57 1 609 37 1011 808 203

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Bachelor's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.) 2 1 1 1 4 1 0 0 11 3 3 1 0 0 66 6 0 1 101
Bioengineering (B.S.) 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 17 9 5 2 0 0 36 28 1 0 104
Chemical Engineering (B.S.) 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 19 4 3 2 0 0 21 18 2 1 76
Civil Engineering (B.S.) 3 0 1 1 10 4 0 0 8 1 10 2 0 1 65 28 3 0 137
Computer Engineering (B.S.) 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 14 4 1 1 0 0 28 2 4 1 62
Computer Science (B.S.)1 10 3 7 1 15 2 0 0 64 13 17 3 0 0 142 11 13 1 302
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) 5 2 3 0 5 2 0 0 31 4 7 1 0 0 51 6 5 3 125
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.) 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 14 7 0 0 30
General; Engineering Option (B.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 3 1 1 0 0 15 5 3 0 38
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) 10 1 8 0 20 1 0 0 53 2 15 2 0 0 180 33 12 1 338
Totals: 25 6 19 4 48 9 0 0 165 31 45 12 0 1 476 133 30 7 1011

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Undergraduate

Dual Degrees

Undergraduate Engineering Dual Degree Program Description

A student who wishes to receive two University of Maryland bachelor's degrees simultaneously or sequentially must satisfactorily complete the regularly prescribed requirements of both degree programs and a minimum of 150 credits (180 credits if one degree is in Special Education). At least 18 of the credits applied to one degree must be in course work not applied to the requirements of the other degree program. Also, a minimum of 30 credits must be completed in residence at the university.

Undergraduate Engineering Dual Degrees Awarded

Undergraduate

Program Comparisons

  • ABET - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • CEAB - Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board
Degree Program ABET/CEAB Accred. Nominal Program Length
(yrs.)
Average Program Length
(yrs.)
Time: Day/Even./
Both
Co-op: None/Opt./
Required
Grads in Co-op Progs.
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Bioengineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Chemical Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Civil Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Computer Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Computer Science (B.S.)1 no 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Electrical Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
General; Engineering Option (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Materials Science and Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.) yes 4.00 4.10 Day Optional

1The degree program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Graduate

Admissions Information

Graduate Admission to the College of Engineering

1. Quality of previous undergraduate and graduate work; 2. Strength of letters of recommendation from persons competent to judge the applicant's probable success in graduate school; 3. Scores on a nationally standardized examination. 4. Applicant's statement of academic career objectives and their relation to the intended program of study. 5. Other evidence of graduate potential.

Graduate Admission to an Engineering Department

Admission varies by department, but generally requires an undergraduate engineering or science degree, GRE exam and adequate references. Applicants with a marginal academic record may be conditionally approved for admission to the M.S. program if other evidence of accomplishment is provided (i.e. publications or exceptional letters of recommendation). Students apply to the UM Graduate School: Office of Graduate Admissions, 2117 Lee Building, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Admission to the Professional Master Program requires the applicant to hold a regionally accredited baccalaureate degree in engineering or a related field, submission of all college transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of less than 3.0 may be admitted on a provisional basis if they have demonstrated a satisfactory experience in another graduate program and/or their work experience has been salutary.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

TOEFL required; I-20 visa coordinated by the Office of International Educational Services (IES); Financial Certification; Room 3116 Mitchell Building; University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742;
(301) 314-7740. fax (301)314-9347
http://www.umd.edu/ies / e-mail iesadvedeans.umd.edu

Entrance Requirements for Non-Resident Students

No special requirements.

Residency Requirements

Resident and non-resident students are accepted into graduate programs as transfers.

Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

Graduate School stipulates that an overall 3.0 GPA be earned in all courses at the Masters level; only Masters level courses are transferrable with a grade of B; coursework must be taken within 7 years of the award of the degree the student is currently enrolled in. Complete, current rules can be obtained from the University of Maryland Graduate School.

Graduate

Expenses & Financial Aid

Student Group(s): All Students

Graduate Group 1
Tuition & Fees: $13,020
Room & Board: $13,966
Books & Supplies: $1,200
Other Expenses: $5,470
Estimated avg. course load per term: 10
Does your institute have any special programs or fee structures for the expenses category "All Students"?: No

Financial Aid Information

Required financial aid forms

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Additional Financial Aid Information

Some departments include the option of applying for financial aid as part of the application process (no separate form required). Departments also invite students to apply for paid research and teaching assistantships.

Graduate

New Applicants

New Graduate Applicants

A. Number of graduate applicants to the engineering college: 5,788
B. Of those in (A), how many were offered admission? 1,958
C. Of those in (B), how many were enrolled in the fall? 870

Graduate

Enrollments by Class

Master's

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Aerospace Engineering (M.S.)
Men 8 1 2 2 5 2 0 0 5 4 1 3 0 0 30 20 1 3 52 35
Women 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 7 7
Bioengineering (M.S., M.E.)
Men 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 5 5
Women 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Chemical Engineering (M.S., M.E.)
Men 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 8 3 0 0 23 7
Women 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 16 2
Civil & Environmental Engineering (M.S., M.E.)
Men 52 6 0 5 1 5 0 0 0 14 4 16 0 0 8 46 1 2 66 94
Women 12 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 6 0 0 6 10 0 0 21 22
Computer Engineering (M.S.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (M.S.)1
Men 11 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 20 1
Women 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 2
Cybersecurity
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (M.S., M.E)
Men 65 8 1 0 1 6 0 0 4 16 3 6 1 0 15 22 1 0 91 58
Women 30 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 30 12
Engineering Public Policy
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fire Protection Engineering (M.S., M.E.)
Men 5 7 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 6 26 0 0 13 40
Women 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 4 0 0 11 8
Materials Science & Engineering (M.S., M.E.)
Men 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 5 5
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Mechanical Engineering (M.S., M.E.)
Men 37 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 6 10 1 4 0 0 12 26 0 2 58 48
Women 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 3 3 0 0 5 8
Reliability Engineering (M.S., M.E.)
Men 3 6 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 0 3 17 0 0 6 38
Women 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
Robotics (M.E.)
Men 29 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 5 0 1 35 9
Women 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4 4
Software (M.E.)
Men 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 5
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Systems Engineering (M.S.)
Men 16 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 4 0 3 0 0 3 13 0 2 22 27
Women 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 8 8
Technology Entrepreneurship (M.S.)
Men 16 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 6 0 8 1 0 0 20 0 1 0 59 1
Women 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 20 0
Telecommunications (M.S.)
Men 143 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 4 3 0 0 149 11
Women 75 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 1
Totals: 543 37 9 14 25 31 1 0 37 74 31 68 1 0 143 225 6 13 796 462

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Doctoral

Group Nonresident Alien Unknown Hispanic American Indian Asian Black Pacific Islander White Two or More Total
  FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT FT PT
Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 12 0 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 35 7 0 0 60 8
Women 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 11 1
Bioengineering (Ph.D.)
Men 13 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 18 1 0 0 37 2
Women 4 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 15 1 4 0 33 3
Chemical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 3 0 0 30 4
Women 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 12 0
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 47 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 8 2 1 0 65 5
Women 32 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 43 0
Computer Science (Ph.D.)1
Men 114 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 40 5 4 1 166 11
Women 26 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 34 3
Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 172 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 8 3 1 1 0 0 18 14 2 1 202 20
Women 23 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 31 1
Materials Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 12 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 3 1 0 51 3
Women 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 15 1
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 82 2 1 1 4 3 0 0 10 4 2 3 0 0 33 23 2 1 134 37
Women 19 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 24 1
Nuclear Engineering (Ph.D.)
Men 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Women 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reliability Engineering
Men 7 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 4 8 0 0 15 12
Women 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7 0
Totals: 463 5 17 2 20 5 0 0 42 14 18 6 0 0 198 64 12 2 770 98

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Graduate

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Master's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Aerospace Engineering (M.S.) 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 27 1 36 33 3
Bioengineering (M.S., M.E.) 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 9 0 15 11 4
Chemical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 8 5 3
Civil & Environmental Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 34 1 4 0 8 12 0 25 1 85 64 21
Computer Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (M.S.)1 18 0 0 0 3 0 0 8 1 30 25 5
Cybersecurity 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (M.S., M.E) 73 2 0 0 10 3 1 19 1 109 87 22
Engineering Public Policy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Fire Protection Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 6 1 1 0 3 0 0 9 0 20 17 3
Materials Science & Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 4 3
Mechanical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 18 1 6 0 7 4 0 37 0 73 59 14
Reliability Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 10 0 3 0 1 2 0 2 0 18 14 4
Robotics (M.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Software (M.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Systems Engineering (M.S.) 8 0 1 0 0 2 0 6 0 17 10 7
Technology Entrepreneurship (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telecommunications (M.S.) 107 1 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 116 85 31
Totals: 266 8 21 0 37 27 1 142 3 505 389 116

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Master's Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Aerospace Engineering (M.S.) 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 26 1 1 0 36
Bioengineering (M.S., M.E.) 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 0 15
Chemical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 8
Civil & Environmental Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 25 9 1 0 3 1 0 0 5 3 11 1 0 0 18 7 1 0 85
Computer Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Computer Science (M.S.)1 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 0 30
Cybersecurity 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (M.S., M.E) 56 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 2 1 1 0 17 2 1 0 109
Engineering Public Policy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fire Protection Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 20
Materials Science & Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
Mechanical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 13 5 1 0 5 1 0 0 6 1 3 1 0 0 31 6 0 0 73
Reliability Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 8 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 18
Robotics (M.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Software (M.E.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Systems Engineering (M.S.) 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 17
Technology Entrepreneurship (M.S.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telecommunications (M.S.) 76 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 116
Totals: 193 73 7 1 15 6 0 0 30 7 23 4 1 0 117 25 3 0 505

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Master's Degree Programs

Master's Degree Program Degree Type
Master's w/ Thesis Master's w/o Thesis or with Proj./Report Program Totals
Aerospace Engineering (M.S.) 11 25 36
Bioengineering (M.S., M.E.) 6 9 15
Chemical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 4 4 8
Civil & Environmental Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 16 69 85
Computer Engineering (M.S.) 0 0 0
Computer Science (M.S.)1 1 29 30
Cybersecurity 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering (M.S., M.E) 9 100 109
Engineering Public Policy 0 1 1
Fire Protection Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 4 16 20
Materials Science & Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 1 6 7
Mechanical Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 25 48 73
Reliability Engineering (M.S., M.E.) 0 18 18
Robotics (M.E.) 0 0 0
Software (M.E.) 0 0 0
Systems Engineering (M.S.) 2 15 17
Technology Entrepreneurship (M.S.) 0 0 0
Telecommunications (M.S.) 0 116 116
Totals: 78 427 505

Degrees By Ethnicity

Nra - Nonresident aliens
Asi - Asian American
Blk - Black
His - Hispanic
Ind - American Indian
Pac - Pacific Islander
Unk - Unknown
Wht - White
Tot - Program Totals
Two - Two or More
Doctoral Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot Male Female
Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.) 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 12 10 2
Bioengineering (Ph.D.) 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 1 13 6 7
Chemical Engineering (Ph.D.) 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 8 6 2
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) 12 1 0 0 1 1 0 7 0 22 18 4
Computer Science (Ph.D.)1 22 1 0 0 1 1 0 8 0 33 28 5
Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.) 27 3 0 0 4 0 0 4 0 38 31 7
Materials Engineering (Ph.D.) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 10 8 2
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.) 14 1 2 1 3 0 0 12 0 33 30 3
Nuclear Engineering (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reliability Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1
Totals: 68 7 2 1 15 4 0 40 1 138 110 28

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Degrees By Ethnicity & Gender

Doctoral Degree Program(s) Nra Unk His Ind Asi Blk Pac Wht Two Tot
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Aerospace Engineering (Ph.D.) 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 12
Bioengineering (Ph.D.) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 1 13
Chemical Engineering (Ph.D.) 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Civil and Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.) 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 22
Computer Science (Ph.D.)1 19 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 1 0 0 33
Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.) 20 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 38
Materials Engineering (Ph.D.) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 10
Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.) 12 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 0 0 33
Nuclear Engineering (Ph.D.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reliability Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Totals: 53 15 7 0 2 0 1 0 11 4 4 0 0 0 32 8 0 1 138

1The program is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Graduate

Research Expenditures

Expenditures by Research Department

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Engineering Department External Funding Source
Aerospace Engineering
Total#: 120 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $1,004,774
Fed/Nat: $6,976,600 Industry: $4,560,159 Priv/Non: $943
State: $848,949 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $13,391,425
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Total#: 53 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $117,346
Fed/Nat: $3,415,589 Industry: $571,559 Priv/Non: $79,842
State: $513,137 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $4,697,473
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Total#: 267 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $662,232
Fed/Nat: $5,607,006 Industry: $263,015 Priv/Non: $756,377
State: $18,492,198 Local: $1,468,862 Total Expn.: $27,249,690
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Computer Science1
Total#: 62 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $22,977
Fed/Nat: $4,472,121 Industry: $469,305 Priv/Non: $82,691
State: $286,963 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $5,334,057
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Total#: 122 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $469,442
Fed/Nat: $23,100,138 Industry: $2,121,106 Priv/Non: $1,119,288
State: $1,103,027 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $27,913,001
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Fire Protection Engineering
Total#: 34 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $55,153
Fed/Nat: $930,739 Industry: $1,003,057 Priv/Non: $91,606
State: $127,276 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $2,207,831
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Total#: 133 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $639,178
Fed/Nat: $8,707,870 Industry: $344,302 Priv/Non: $1,316,637
State: $1,431,703 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $12,439,690
Engineering Department External Funding Source
General Engineering
Total#: Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $0
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Institute for Systems Research
Total#: Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $0
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute
Total#: Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $0
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Materials Science and Engineering
Total#: 74 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $365,298
Fed/Nat: $11,864,991 Industry: $2,624,193 Priv/Non: $89,204
State: $1,458,682 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $16,402,368
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Mechanical Engineering
Total#: 225 Foreign: $638,032 Indiv: $525,905
Fed/Nat: $10,401,331 Industry: $5,689,334 Priv/Non: $1,052,850
State: $1,614,662 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $19,922,114
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Office of Advanced Engineering Education
Total#: Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $0
Totals:
Total#: 1028 Foreign: $638,032 Indiv: $3,839,328
Fed/Nat: $71,004,264 Industry: $17,176,725 Priv/Non: $4,506,747
State: $25,589,634 Local: $1,468,862 Total Expn.: $124,223,592

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Expenditures by Research Center

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Center/Lab External Funding Source
IREAP, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics
Total#: 87 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $11,076,219 Industry: $419,473 Priv/Non: $74,904
State: $351,889 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $11,922,485
Center/Lab External Funding Source
ISR, Institute for Systems Research
Total#: 0 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $1,316,170 Industry: $2,857 Priv/Non: $74,772
State: $294,314 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $1,688,113
Center/Lab External Funding Source
MTECH, Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute
Total#: 41 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $967,183 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $6,960
State: $1,650,626 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $2,624,769
Center/Lab External Funding Source
UMIACS, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies1
Total#: 129 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $15,503,931 Industry: $33,425 Priv/Non: $120,015
State: $417,636 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $16,075,007
Totals:
Total#: 128 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $13,359,572 Industry: $422,330 Priv/Non: $156,636
State: $2,296,829 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $16,235,367

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.



Grand Totals:
Total#: 1156 Foreign: $638,032 Indiv: $3,839,328
Fed/Nat: $84,363,836 Industry: $17,599,055 Priv/Non: $4,663,383
State: $27,886,463 Local: $1,468,862 Total Expn.: $140,458,959

The following text was offered to each school as a guideline for the calculation of externally-funded research expenditures:

Include all expenditures associated with grants and contracts specifically budgeted for externally sponsored research and associated programs and expenditures associated with all gifts auditably used for research. Include expended funds provided by the following external sources:

  1. Federal Government
  2. State Government
  3. Foreign Governments
  4. Industry
  5. Non-Profit Organizations (e.g. foundations)
  6. Individuals
  7. Local Government

The expenditures reported should be only those funds provided by organizations, agencies, and individuals external to the institution. Cost sharing/matching funds should be included only if provided from sources external to the institution.

Only State government funds that were obtained competitively or as matching funds associated with other externally funded programs should be included. State funds that are part of the normal operating budget should not be included regardless of purpose.

For all joint or contracted projects or sub-projects, only the portion of the center research performed by faculty, staff, and students of the affiliated engineering school should be credited to that school. Expenditures for capital costs of research laboratory building construction should not be included.

Expenditures for research laboratory renovations should not be included unless the renovation funds expended came from grants and contracts expressly intended for the direct support of engineering research.

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Graduate

Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Aerospace Engineering

The department of Aerospace Engineering has significant research programs in space systems; dynamics and control; composite materials and structures; smart structures; rotorcraft aerodynamics, dynamics, structures, and flight mechanics; and hypersonic research for the study of very high speed flight. The department is home to the Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center for Excellence in Research and Education which has major projects in helicopter aerodynamics, flight mechanics, computational fluid dynamics, etc. The department also houses the Space System laboratory which is involved in a number of research areas vital to the nation�s space program, including the utilization of robotic repair of the Hubble Space Telescope. The department also has a NASA/Air Force Funded Space Vehicle Technology Institute (SVTI) looking at the next generation of space vehicle technology that would enable NASA's space exploration missions. The newest MURI within the department is aimed at developing the next generation of actuator and sensor materials basedon galfenol, and faculty within department continue to develop revolutionary concepts associated with hovering micro air vehicles and morhing UAV aircraft technologies. Our strong connections with NASA, DoD and industry allow students a variety of opportunities to participate in cutting edge research.

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering has significant research programs in aerosol science, biochemical engineering, multiphase flow and mixing, chemical process systems engineering, polymer science and engineering, and thermodynamics and thermo-physical properties. A particular strength of the department is its research program in biochemical engineering, with a focus on bioreactors using a Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil engineering research is often directly transferable to industry and
government, and many of Maryland's research programs provide valuable
service to government and industry. Research projects of national
consequence are being conducted in
transportation systems management, traffic control and congestion
management, freight transportation and logistics, hazardous chemical and
waste disposal, engineering project management and construction automation,
fatigue and fracture mechanics, structural failures, geotechnical and
geoenvironmental engineering, water policy, water resources engineering and management, hydrology, and pavements.

Computer Science

At the graduate level, computer science has seven well established research groups in the areas of: artificial intelligence, computer systems, computer vision/geometric computing, database systems, programming languages/software engineering, scientific computing, theory of computing, and bio-computation.

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The department�s research activities can be divided into two broad areas: information sciences and systems and electronic sciences and devices. The former includes communications, signal processing, computer engineering, and controls. The later includes electrophysics, optoelectronics, and microelectronics. The department has added significantly to its research programs in computer engineering, especially in Computer Architectures and in Embedded Systems. In addition, there are strong emphases on nanotechnology and on biological and biologically-inspired systems.

Fire Protection Engineering

Research in the Department of Fire Protection Engineering falls into the following areas: flammability assessment, advanced fire detection and suppression technologies, enclosure fire modeling, smoke management, fire in microgravity, fire gases and the environment, fire codes and standards, and fire safety regulation. For more information, refer to our web site www.fpe.umd.edu

Fischell Department of Bioengineering

Our objective is to marry the principles and applications embedded
wthin engineering with the sciences of biology, medicine, and health. It is our belief that developments at the interface of biology and engineering will advance the efficacy of health care by developing new paradigms for the diagnosis of disease, and the development and delivery of new therapeutics. Our bioengineering students will gain the knowledge base and skill sets to quantitatively measure, and rationally manipulate cells, tissues, and integrated systems. Bioengineers must bring problem solving skills and design methodologies to the study of biology in an effort to translate the biological sciences into medical practice in an analogous manner to the transformation of chemistry into industrial practice that occurred in
the 20th century.

Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is active in crossdisciplinary materials research addressing emerging technology issues with a particular emphasis on intelligent processing, diagnostics, manufacturing and radiation engineering of materials. The Department investigates the science and processing of a range of materials including electronic materials, organic materials, biomaterials, ceramics and multifunctional materials. Emerging areas of research include plasma processing of materials and combinatorial materials science. Notable centers and laboratories include: the Keck Laboratory for Combinatorial Nanosynthesis and Multiscale Characterization, the Laboratory for Radiation and Polymer Science; the Functional Macromolecular Engineering Laboratory; the Modern Engineering Materials Instructional Lab, the Failure Analysis Laboratory; and the Nanoscale Imaging and Spectroscopy Lab. For more information see the website: http://www.mse.umd.edu

Mechanical Engineering

Research in the Department of Mechanical Engineering falls into four main areas: experimental and computational fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, energy conversion and manufacturing. Additional emphasis is placed on new and emerging technologies such as computer-aided manufacturing, smart structures and advanced vehicle design.

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

IREAP, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics

The Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP) is a joint institute of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences. IREAP's mission is to advance modern science through research and educational programs that are interdisciplinary between physical science and engineering. The flow of knowledge between basic science and engineering at IREAP is bidirectional:
we apply our basic science skills to problems of practical importance, and we apply our engineering skills to aid fundamental scientific investigations. IREAP is recognized internationally as a leading university research center in the following areas of research: nonlinear dynamics (chaos), fusion energy, astrophysical plasmas, biophysics, microwave electronics, high brightness charged particle beams, laser-plasma interactions, ion beam microfabrication techniques, and plasma and microwave processing of advanced materials. IREAP houses the Maryland Nanocenter, with a large cleanroom fabrication and characterization facility. Further information can be found on our web site www.ireap.umd.edu

ISR, Institute for Systems Research

ISR research develops the fundamental knowledge and tools needed for the integrating of heterogeneous systems. Strategic thrusts are in intelligent control systems, intelligent signal processing and global communication, systems integration methodology, manufactoring systems, societal infrastructure and systems engineering methodology and education.

MTECH, Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute

Promotes joint research with industry in all engineering disciplines. Major programs include start- up company formation, research partnerships with industry, industrial extension focused on manufacturers, and technology entrepreneurship instruction for students and faculty.

UMIACS, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) is a research unit whose mission is to foster interdisciplinary research in computing at the College Park campus. The Institute's research programs are lead by distinguished faculty with joint appointments in the departments of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Geography, Linguistics, Business and Management, Philospy and Education.

Major research activities are conducted thru the Center for Automation Research (CfAR), and a number of state-of-the-art laboratories including the Laboratory for Parellel Computation, the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory (HCIL), Language and Media Processing (LAMP), and the Multimedia Systems Laboratory. The institute's environment is enriched by a strong outreach program that includes partnerships with industry and government laboratories on focused research projects and the organization of seminars and workshops in emerging technology areas.

Graduate

Subject Areas of Research

Subject Areas

  • Acoustics and Auditory Systems
  • Advanced Telecommunications Information Distribution Program
  • Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Agent Technology
  • Automotive engineering
  • Behavior of Fire and Flames in Microgravity
  • Biochemical engineering
  • Bioengineering
  • Bioenvironmental Engineering
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Bridge design
  • Chemical Sensing
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemical process systems research
  • Civil engineering
  • Combustion
  • Communications and signal processing
  • Composite materials
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer and Information Security
  • Computer integrated manufacturing
  • Computer vision
  • Construction engineering
  • Controls
  • Cost and Quality Assessment for Shape Memory Alloys
  • Design for manufacturing and assembly
  • Development of Water Mist Fire Suppression Methods
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Electro-optics
  • Electronic packaging materials
  • Electronics packaging
  • Electrophysics
  • Engineering Learning Systems
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Ferroelectric materials
  • Fire protection engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical centrifuge research
  • HVAC research
  • Heat transfer
  • Heterogeneous Communication Networks
  • Highway pavements research
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hypersonic aerodynamics
  • Intelligent Processing of Semiconductor Materials
  • Magnetic bearings
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Manufacturing research
  • Materials research
  • Mechanical Design
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanically Adaptive Materials
  • Microelectronics
  • Microelectronics reliability
  • Microwave engineering (high power)
  • Millimeter wave communications
  • Mobile Networks
  • Motion Control and Control Networks
  • Multimedia Wireless Communication
  • Nanostructure materials
  • Neural networks
  • Non-linear Dynamics
  • Novel ATM Switching Architectures Systems
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Optimization Based Design
  • Pavement Systems
  • Phase Transformations in Materials
  • Photonics
  • Prediction Techniques for Fire and Flame Spread
  • Project Management
  • Pulsed Laser Deposition of Materials
  • Reliability engineering
  • Remote sensing
  • Robotics
  • Rock mechanics
  • Rotorcraft research
  • Satellite and hybrid communications
  • Signal and image processing
  • Smart Fire Detection Techniques
  • Smart materials and structures
  • Societal infrastructure
  • Software Engineering
  • Space robotics
  • Structural engineering
  • System Identification, Modeling, Monitoring
  • System Integration
  • Systems Integration Methodology
  • Systems engineering
  • Textile and fiber engineering
  • Thermohydraulics
  • Thin Film Manufacturing Science
  • Transportation engineering
  • Turbulence research
  • Virtual Factories for Electromechanical Device Manufacturing
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • global communication systems
  • sensor/actuator networks

Graduate

Dual Degrees

Graduate Engineering Dual Degree Program Description

None offered.

Graduate

Student Appointments

Appointments by Department

Appointments - Number of Appointments
Stipend - Average Monthly Stipend

Department Fellowships TA RA Other Total Appts.
Aerospace Engineering
Appointments: 20 8 74 1 103
Stipends: $16,391 $9,114 $23,868 $31,963
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Appointments: 5 0 28 0 33
Stipends: $30,155 $0 $28,812 $0
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Appointments: 8 27 109 56 200
Stipends: $8,750 $19,179 $25,571 $3,920
Computer Science1
Appointments: 81 87 119 0 287
Stipends: $6,205 $21,757 $21,757 $0
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Appointments: 21 50 109 0 180
Stipends: $33,000 $19,000 $32,000 $0
Fire Protection Engineering
Appointments: 0 6 15 0 21
Stipends: $0 $20,761 $31,964 $0
Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Appointments: 22 3 46 4 75
Stipends: $29,215 $19,189 $30,188 $20,882
General Engineering
Appointments: 0 0 0 0 0
Stipends: $0 $0 $0 $0
Institute for Systems Research
Appointments: 0 0 0 0 0
Stipends: $0 $0 $0 $0
Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute
Appointments: 0 0 0 0 0
Stipends: $0 $0 $0 $0
Materials Science and Engineering
Appointments: 16 0 50 0 66
Stipends: $35,142 $0 $29,109 $0
Mechanical Engineering
Appointments: 36 37 79 2 154
Stipends: $26,128 $19,869 $22,917 $31,964
Office of Advanced Engineering Education
Appointments: 0 0 0 0 0
Stipends: $0 $0 $0 $0
All Total Appointments 128 131 510 63 832

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Appointments by Research Center

Appointments - Number of Appointments
Stipend - Average Monthly Stipend

Graduate Research Center Fellowships RA Other Total Appts.
IREAP, Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics
Appointments: 0 59 0 59
Stipends: $0 $30,105 $0
ISR, Institute for Systems Research
Appointments: 0 53 3 56
Stipends: $0 $31,964 $19,178
MTECH, Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute
Appointments: 0 0 0 0
Stipends: $0 $0 $0
UMIACS, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies1
Appointments: 0 0 0 0
Stipends: $0 $0 $0
All Total Appointments 0 112 3 115

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.