Tauros Engineering was selected as a winner in Harvard Business School?s 17th Annual New Venture Competition (NVC). The Tauros team includes Alison Flatau, professor of aerospace engineering and associate dean for research, Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, undergraduate Tyler Flatau, and Harvard Business School MBA candidate Adrian Ross.
The NVC recognizes innovations for business and society and awards top finalists in two tracks: business and social enterprise. Tauros won not only the $50,000 first prize in the student business track, but also received the $2000 crowd favorite award.
Co-funded by the Maryland Industrial Partnership (MIPS) program, Tauros focuses on developing better technology for the detection and monitoring of bridge scour caused by hydraulic forces, erosion, and deposition processes, and the team already has identified customer demand for their product.
Winners were announced April 30 at the Grand Finale that took place in Harvard Business School?s Burden Auditorium, which was attended by judges, investors, entrepreneurs, and prominent alumni.
For more information, visit: http://www.hbs.edu/entrepreneurship/new-venture-competition/overview.html.
Dr. Flatau Among Women in Aerospace 2010 Award Recipients
UMD Team Takes a Top Spot in NASA RASC-AL Design Competition
Shikha Redhal Receives Gustave J. Hokenson Aerospace Engineering Fellowship
Lockheed Martin Awards $3M to Clark School
Clark School Aerospace Engineering Faculty Recognized by AIAA National Capital Section
Students Shine at AIAA Region 1 Student Conference
Elaine Oran Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Brin Family Prize to Support Excellence in Drone-Related Activity
Reaching for the Sky
UMD Opens Outdoor Flight Laboratory to Advance Autonomy, Robotics
May 6, 2013