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MAGE Faculty

Ridge, A. Christianne

Ridge, A. Christianne

Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering

Dr. Ridge is a Senior Risk Analyst with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and a lecturer at the University of Maryland. Her risk analysis work focuses on disposal of commercial low-level radioactive waste and waste incidental to spent nuclear fuel reprocessing. She holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, an MS in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University, and a BA in Physics from Drew University.

Robotics Students Face Off in End-of-Semester Competitions

As the end of the semester approaches, and finals loom on the horizon, many students picture themselves cracking open their textbooks to study a semester’s worth of knowledge. Others prepare to write essays that put all their new knowledge down on paper. But for students working towards a Master of Engineering in Robotics, offered through Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering, the end of the semester is for competition. With autonomous robots.

Crank Up the AC, Not Global Warming

Maryland engineers advance heating and cooling technology to push for a greener future

Maryland Engineers Graham, Nau, Zhao elected Fellows of AAAS

Three Clark School professors have been newly chosen as 2022 Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals.

Introducing the Early Career Distinguished Alumni Society

The ECDA Society launches an exclusive professional network of Maryland Engineering alums leading the next generation of innovators, entrepreneurs, and change agents.

Attoh-Okine Named UMD CEE Chair

University of Delaware Professor, ASCE Fellow to lead department.

UMD Dedicates IDEA Factory

Building designed to inspire innovation, entrepreneurship, and research across disciplines.

Engineering a Multi-Element Atomic Arrangement

A novel disorder-to-order transition strategy for ordered nanoparticles published in Science Advances.

Rosemary Parker Honored with President's Distinguished Service Award

The backbone of the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering, Parker tirelessly creates a welcoming environment, builds a strong sense of community, and helps students overcome obstacles.

$6M in Grants Support Work to Create Biofuels, Bioplastics From Food Waste

Former Energy Seed Grant Recipient Seeks to Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels

Maryland Joins NSF-funded Effort to Help Set Nation's Direction for Engineering

The Engineering Research Visioning Alliance will convene engineering voices to identify opportunities and priorities for innovative research that benefits society.

Finding Community Among Hard Conversations

Engineering is still predominantly "a man's world." For one living-learning program, the first step is to talk about it.

Fueling the Next Generation of Big Thinkers

Through the Engineering Diversity Initiative, Northrop Grumman supports the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering's mission to tip the scales for underrepresented students.

COVID-19's Effect on Fire Protection Engineering and Prevention: A Master of Engineering Alumnus' Perspective

Mohamad Alaabar, Capt. Eng. and Head of the Inspection Division at Bahrain Civil Defence’s Protection and Safety Directorate, shares his experience ensuring fire safety and prevention during COVID-19.

Terrapin 'Works' Toward Relief Efforts

Campus high-tech manufacturing takes on COVID-19.

The Epic World of Tim Sweeney

Tim Sweeney ('93, mechanical engineering) is building the new frontier of gaming.

Online Master's Programs Help You Do More and Go Further

The Clark School's online Professional Master of Engineering program and other continuing education initiatives can help engineers stay on top of new skills.