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Welcome to the Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel at the University of Maryland. We have tried to reflect our work and our enthusiasm for low speed aerodynamics. We are engaged in research, development, and education activities with applications spanning many areas including work on airplanes, automobiles, yacht keels & sails, and submarines.

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Why wind tunnels still matter in the 21st century
(Fox News Sunday)

Blown Away: UMD Highlights Work in the Wind Tunnel

Sail boat test

Off-Wind Sail Test Rig in GLMWT

Test rig developed for studies of design methods for off-wind sails in collaboration with Quantum Sails of Annapolis, MD under a series of grants from MTECH's MIPS program.

Before and after image of the drive section.

 

GLMWT Undergoes Renovations

After 60 years as one of the premier low-speed wind tunnel testing facilities the Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel has begun a transformation process...More

 

   

Department News

To the Stars: UMD Alumna to Be First African-American Crew Member on the International Space Station More»

Two UMD Teams NASA BIG Idea Challenge Finalists More»

UMD Receives $1M in Federal Funding to Help Increase Number of Minority Students Graduating with STEM Degrees More»



Upcoming Events

January 25, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Career Fair Preparation Workshop More»

February 9, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Career Fair Preparation Workshop More»

February 17, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Career Fair Preparation Workshop More»


 

 
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