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Innovation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Thursday, November 8, 2012
4:30 p.m.
For More Information:
Melissa Corley
301 405 6501
mcorley@umd.edu

Pulse Doppler radar. The universal product code. Flexible coronary artery stents. The Prius hybrid drivetrain. Sirius Satellite Radio.

These wide-ranging technologies, which enhance everyday life for millions of people around the world, are only a few of the many pioneered by Clark School alumni, faculty and friends, and celebrated in the Clark School's Innovation Hall of Fame.

You can share in that celebration! We encourage you to attend:

The 2012 Innovation Hall of Fame Induction
Honoring Ashish Bagai '90, '92 and '95
Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office,
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Kim Engineering Building
4:30 p.m.
November 8, 2012

Ashish Bagai '90, '92, '95, helped design and build the Sikorsky X2 TechnologyTM (X2) demonstrator aircraft—a coaxial-rotor, compound helicopter that flew 100 mph faster than current production models. Bagai was responsible for the aerodynamic design of the aircraft's main rotor blades, a key element in its success. Technologies from the X2 will change the way helicopters operate, delivering higher speeds and radically improved performance in medical, search and rescue and military applications while maintaining the efficient hovering and low-speed attributes of conventional rotary-wing aircraft. The X2 earned Bagai and his team at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy in 2011—one of aviation’s highest honors.

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