News Story

CEE Alum Remarkable Invention Granted US Patent

CEE Alum Remarkable Invention Granted US Patent

The China Post online recently featured and article on an exciting new invention by CEE Alum, Dr. James Whang. The invention, which is called an "autonomous swimming cargo container," has been granted a US patent.

The Taiwan-born inventor-entrepreneur Dr. James Whang is a 1971 graduate who obtained his Ph.D in environmental engineering from the University of Maryland. This invention is the latest product developed by Whang's company, Gaithersburg, Maryland-based Advanced Engineering & Planning Corporation, Inc. (AEPCO).

Please click here for a link to the original article.

December 3, 2007

Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Iribe Center Tour Brings Classroom Concepts to Life

CEE Transportation Experts Receive ITS World Congress Award

CEE Faculty, Alumna Receive Emerald Research Methodology Award

UMD Engineers Answer Questions about Record-Breaking Harvey, Flooding

Staff Spotlight: Alan Santos

Wind Engineers Complete Proof of Concept for New Structural Design Method

Yao, Yang Receive Education Award from the American Chemical Society Division of Agrochemicals

QUEST Students Tackle Brisbane Ferry Challenge

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts