The Product Innovation & Realization Laboratory Suite (PIRLS) is part of an initiative set forth by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland to further enhance the learning experience of students. PIRLS is part of the ongoing improvements that have made the Mechanical Engineering program consistently ranked among the top public universities in the nation.

Spotlight Student Project

The Senior Design Project winner for the Spring 2007 semester was Team Precision!


“Normal people ... believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet.”
- Scott Adams, cartoonist



Department News

UMD-Led Research Predicts Dangerous Blood Pressure Drops in ICU Patients More»

Sarah Bergbreiter wins ISR Outstanding Faculty Award More»

Alumnus Wins DOE Early Career Award More»

Upcoming Events

September 25, 2017 1:30 p.m.
IBM Information Session More»

September 25, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Interview Tips Workshop More»

September 25, 2017 5:00 p.m.
James Davis Construction Information Session More»


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