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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.


Why wind tunnels still matter in the 21st century
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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

Sedwick Receives 2016 A. James Clark School Engineering Faculty Service Award More»

Synchronized swimming: How startled fish shoals effectively evade danger More»

Wereley Receives UMD Office of Community Engagement “Making a Difference” Award More»

Upcoming Events

December 8, 2016 10:00 a.m.
Effective Interviewing Workshop More»

December 8, 2016 5:00 p.m.
Work Visas, OPT, & Green Cards in the Job Search More»

April 1, 2017
Hypervelocity Impact Symposium (HVIS) More»


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