Microsystem Mechanics  
 
search

UMD   This Site





Dr. James Hubbard with Director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Mr. John Miller

Dr. James Hubbard with Director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Mr. John Miller

 

On Friday, October 16, 2009, the Morpheus Laboratory hosted Mr. John Miller, the Director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), which is the army?s premier laboratory for basic and applied research and analysis. Mr. Miller holds a both a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering and a master's degree in mechanical engineering, from the University of Maryland. Mr. Miller joined Dr. James Hubbard?s Morpheus Team for lunch and a research overview briefing during his annual town hall visit with the Army employees located at NASA.

The laboratory tour was also attended by Dr. Mark Nixon, Director of the Army Vehicle Technology Directorate. The Morpheus Laboratory is a part of the University of Maryland?s Army Collaborative Technology Alliance (CTA) Center on "Micosystem Mechanics? or CTA MAST Center on Microsystem Mechanics which was awarded on February 25, 2008. The total amount of the initial award to Maryland is $10M over 5-years with an option for another five years with additional award of $12.5M. The Morpheus Laboratory is developing active wing morphing technologies for agile flight under as well as a state of the art auto-pilot for flapping wing vehicles under the auspices of this center.



Related Articles:
Prof. James Hubbard Awarded AFOSR Grant
Hubbard Publishes New Book
Hubbard Named SPIE 2016 Smart Structures and Materials Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
UMD Team Wins 2015 Robo-Ops and Sets New Course Record
UMD Professor's Company Wins Tech Cocktail's "Celebrate" Competition, Named "Nation's Hottest Start-up"
Weinstein Named Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholar
Hubbard Shares Life Story with STEM Students
Hubbard Chosen for HistoryMakers Oral History Collection
Hubbard Co-Authors New Book on Avian-Inspired Robots
NIA Receives Finalist Nomination for NASA Award

October 16, 2009


«Previous Story  

 

 

Current Headlines

Staruk Receives 2017 Alex Brown Leadership Award

Aerospace Engineering Grad Student Wins NDSEG Fellowship

Kaplan Receives Patent for Orbital Debris Removal System

Aerospace Engineering Grad Student Wins NDSEG Fellowship

Paley Promoted to Professor

Two UMD Students Receive 2017 Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarships

Jones Promoted to Associate Professor

UMD Students Place at AIAA Student Conference

2017 Honors & Awards Ceremony

Jarrah Wins 2017 UMD Libraries Award

 
 
Back to top  
ChBE Home Clark School Home UMD Home