Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Sikorsky is new ISR strategic partner

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation has become a partner in ISR's Strategic Partners Program. Sikorsky is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of military and commercial helicopters; fixed-wing aircraft; spare parts and maintenance, repair and overhaul services for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft; and civil helicopter operations. Collaborations are with Professor André Tits (ECE/ISR) to research advanced algorithms for rotorcraft control. ISR Director Eyad Abed (ECE/ISR) says ISR is "very pleased to have Sikorsky partner with us in an area of shared strategic priority, and look forward to productive collaborations." Alumnus Vineet Sahasrabudhe (Aerospace Engineering Ph.D. 1996), who was co-advised by Dr. Tits and Professor Roberto Celi (AE), is Sikorsky's technical lead for this joint work.

October 24, 2008


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Nau, Gelfand, Goldstein part of MURI developing the potential of mean-field game theory

ECE Names 2017-2018 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows

UMD Celebrates Invention of Year Winners, Ventures, and Partnerships at 'Innovate Maryland'

Ulukus named Anthony Ephremides Professor in Information Sciences and Systems

Maryland researchers develop computational approach to understanding brain dynamics

Alumnus Raef Bassily joins Ohio State as tenure-track faculty

Maryland researchers awarded $1M DARPA Lagrange program cooperative agreement

Bill Regli featured at Global Industrial Cooperation Conference

Brin Family Prize to Support Excellence in Drone-Related Activity

Schizophrenia drug monitoring device research featured on IEEE Sensors Letters cover

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar