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2018 FPE Team Places 2nd in Alumni Cup Competition

2018 FPE Team Places 2nd in Alumni Cup Competition

A golf ball rolls into the hole in FPE's second place-winning entry, which also featured.... fire!
A golf ball rolls into the hole in FPE's second place-winning entry, which also featured.... fire!

Sponsored by the University of Maryland's Engineering Alumni Network, each department in the Clark School goes head-to-head in a challenge to develop a machine - capable of doing some random task (e.g., hitting a golf ball into a hole) - in an unconventional way, but aligned with their department's discipline.  This year, FPE undergrads offered a medieval-themed spectacle, complete with a dragon and flames! 

The event was featured in Terp Magazine - to read the news article, A Hole in One, in it's entirety, please follow this link!

To get involved in the Alumni Network (anyone can become a member), or to learn more about the competition, visit the related Clark School webpage.

February 27, 2018


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