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Mtech's Mission

    The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, is to:

    • Educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs;
    • Create successful technology ventures; and
    • Connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed.

    Mtech has built a comprehensive entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem at the University of Maryland. Its programs arm top students from around the world with the knowledge of how to successfully launch companies and guide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of launching and maintaining technology-based ventures.

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    NORTHROP GRUMMAN COLLABORATION SPACE

    ASPIRE is a grant program for undergraduate researchers working with Clark School faculty on projects with commercial potential

    Northrop Grumman Collaboration Space

    RECENT Activities

    Spring 2022
    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Environmental Sustainability Challenge

    Win a share of up to $5,000 in prizes! They will include a $2,500 first-place award, $1,500 second-place award, and a $1,000 third-place award. The challenge is open to teams of 2-4 undergraduate students. Learn about Environmental Sustainability. Develop an original concept for a product, service, software, or a combination of the three. Gain valuable insights from Northrop Grumman engineers, who mentor teams in the challenge. Network with Northrop Grumman staff.

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    Fall 2021
    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Multiple Maritime Target Optical Tracking Challenge

    This fall, Northrop Grumman will host a six-part seminar series on basic radar design and analysis.

    Based on MIT OpenCourseWare, each session will be led by experienced Northrop Grumman engineers and will feature a hands-on exercise using DemoRad desktop evaluation kits.

    Participants who complete all 6 sessions will receive completion certificates. All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom.

    learn more about the SEMINAR SERIES

    Fall 2021
    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Multiple Maritime Target Optical Tracking Challenge

    Win a share of up to $5,000 in prizes! They will include a $2,500 first-place award, $1,500 second-place award, and a $1,000 third-place award. The challenge is open to teams of 2-4 undergraduate students. Learn about multiple target optical tracking, including image occlusions and reflections, as well as multiple angles of a detected target. Develop an application that keeps an accurate frame-by-frame catalogue of maritime vessels, and catalogues them into civilian vessel, warship, aircraft carrier, and submarine. Gain valuable insights from Northrop Grumman engineers, who mentor teams in the challenge. Network with Northrop Grumman staff.

    learn more about the challengE

    Spring 2021
    Northrop Grumman Radar Seminar Series

    This spring, Northrop Grumman will host a six-part seminar series on basic radar design and analysis.

    Based on MIT OpenCourseWare, each session will be led by experienced Northrop Grumman engineers and will feature a hands-on exercise using DemoRad desktop evaluation kits.

    Participants who complete all 6 sessions will receive completion certificates. All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom.

    learn more about the SEMINAR SERIES

    Spring 2021
    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems COVID-19 AI Challenge

    Win a share of up to $5,000 in prizes! They will include a $2,500 first-place award, $1,500 second-place award, and a $1,000 third-place award. The challenge is open to undergraduate students. Learn about about edge computing and artificial intelligence and how they can be applied to solve or mitigate real-world issues created by the pandemic. Develop an AI application by using an NVIDIA Developer Kit. Gain valuable insights from Northrop Grumman engineers, who mentor teams in the challenge. Network with Northrop Grumman staff.

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    Fall 2020
    Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Innovation Challenge: Signal Reconstruction

    Learn about image reconstruction, which is a growing field across multiple business areas such as: medical imaging, satellite imagery, and tactical imagery/consumer technology. No prior experience or knowledge is necessary to enter the challenge! Create a MATLAB application to reconstruct images automatically. Gain valuable insights from Northrop Grumman engineers, who mentor teams in the challenge. Total prizes of $5,000 are available to winning teams. The challenge is open to both undergraduate and graduate student teams.

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