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

UMD, USDA Partnership Puts Student Research Into Action

G.B. Baecher to Speak at Annual Meeting of the Geotechnical Society of Edmonton

QUEST Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Jose Torero Called as Expert Witness for Grenfell Tower Inquiry

UMD Solar Decathlon Team Takes 1st Place in the U.S., 2nd Place in the World

Allen P. Davis to Chair National Academies Committee

Building Together Announcement Garners Extensive Media Coverage

Aaron Leininger Receives GDF-Suez Chuck Edwards Memorial Fellowships

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts