ENME

News Story

Dr. Michael Zachariah Receives DURIP Instrumentation Award

Dr. Michael Zachariah Receives DURIP Instrumentation Award


Prof. Michael Zachariah received an award from the Department of Defense's Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) to purchase research equipment that will help the university conduct cutting-edge defense research into energetic material.  

Dr. Zachariah’s proposal was among a group of 190 researchers to receive an award, with a total of $54.7 million awarded. The $189,000 award will be used to purchase a thermal analysis system that will perform thermogravametric analysis, differential scanning calorimetry, and differential thermal analysis.  Intergrating this system with a mass spectrometer already in the lab will provide the university with valuable insight into the mechanism of thermal ignition of small amounts of energetic material. The new system will also help the university improve its ability to evaluate new types of energetic materials, and will aid the university to further develop and understand new and more efficient oxidizers for nanocomposite systems.

For more information on Prof. Zachariah and his research visit his faculty page.

June 5, 2012


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

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

Sarah Bergbreiter wins ISR Outstanding Faculty Award

Alumnus Wins DOE Early Career Award

UMD Team in Top Six at 2nd Hyperloop Competition

New UMD Hyperloop Pod Races Against Rivals this Weekend

UMD Researchers Explore Possibility of Making a Biological Cell Membrane Positive

Yu Named ASME Fellow

Smela named Clark School Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Programs

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts