Microsystem Mechanics  
 
search

UMD   This Site



On February 25, 2008, the Army notified the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland that it has been awarded a MAST Collaborative Technology Alliance (CTA) Center on "Micosystem Mechanics." The total amount of the initial award is $10M over 5-years with an option for another five years with additonal award of $12.5M.

The objective of the MAST CTA is to perform enabling research and technology transition to enhance tactical situational awareness in urban and complex terrain by enabling the autonomous operation of a collaborative ensemble of multifunctional, mobile microsystems. To achieve this objective, the Alliance is expected to advance fundamental science and technology in several key areas including:

  • Microsystem Mechanics
  • Processing for Autonomous Operation
  • Microelectronics, and
  • Platform Integration

The MAST CTA "Center on Microsystem Mechanics" is coordinated through the Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center (AGRC) at the University of Maryland (UM), which serves as the Principal Member.

 

   

News

UMD Opens Outdoor Flight Laboratory to Advance Autonomy, Robotics More»

UMD Teams Place 1st at AHS International's 34th Annual Student Design Competition More»

Relive Totality With Clark School Images, Videos More»



Upcoming Events

September 27, 2017 10:00 a.m.
AE Seminar: High Performance Yacht Racing - Len Imas More»


 

 
Back to top          
Clark School Home UMD Home Aerospace Home