The Product Innovation & Realization Laboratory Suite (PIRLS) is part of an initiative set forth by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland to further enhance the learning experience of students. PIRLS is part of the ongoing improvements that have made the Mechanical Engineering program consistently ranked among the top public universities in the nation.

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The Senior Design Project winner for the Spring 2007 semester was Team Precision!


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Department News

Miao Yu named Maryland Robotics Center director More»

Mechanical Engineering Welcomes Assistant Professor Katrina Groth More»

Sandborn Awarded ASME Kos Ishii-Toshiba Award More»

Upcoming Events

June 29, 2017 11:00 a.m.
ME Seminar: Dr. Brian Barnes "Atoms and Elements: Multiscale Simulation of Energetic Materials" More»

July 6, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Curriculum Vitae & Resume Writing for Ph.D. Students  More»

July 13, 2017 12:00 p.m.
ME@UMD: Siddhartha Das "Liquids at Complex Interfaces" More»


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