We Build the Future Here: Stanley R. Zupnik Hall

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From water systems to transportation networks to energy grids, the foundational structures that are vital to civilization are rapidly aging—and failing. Talented engineers with strong technical capabilities and exceptional leadership skills are needed to develop solutions to these and the world’s other intractable problems.

At the University of Maryland, Terp engineers are at the forefront of developing integrated solutions for our species and planet. Stanley R. Zupnik Hall is symbolic of Maryland Engineering’s exciting potential to break the mold of traditional approaches to research: When the facility is completed in 2026, students, faculty, and staff across multiple engineering disciplines will come together with cross-campus institutes and external partners to take on society’s most pressing grand challenges.

The Fall/Winter 2023 issue of Engineering at Maryland magazine asks four of the faculty leaders who will innovate within the labs, classrooms, and collaborative spaces of Zupnik Hall to take us inside their processes, priorities, and plans for the future. Cozy up to the latest issue of Maryland Engineering’s biannual magazine and learn how these civic-minded thinkers are using their prowess to build a better world—for everyone.

Read the Fall/Winter 2023 issue

Additional issue highlights include:

  • IN THE NEWS: Maryland engineers turn crab shells into batteries
  • INVENTION OF THE YEAR: Device harvests water from air
  • SPACE: Alum becomes the 19th Black astronaut in history
  • RESEARCH: Women faculty receive prestigious NSF CAREER awards

The Fall/Winter 2023 cover and feature illustrations were created for Engineering at Maryland magazine by Philadelphia-based artist Mark Harris, whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and others.

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Melissa L. Andreychek
Engineering at Maryland magazine
A. James Clark School of Engineering
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Engineering at Maryland magazine is published twice a year for alums and friends of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland. Digital issues are available on the Maryland Engineering website.

Published November 3, 2023