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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.


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

Derek Paley is AIAA National Capital Section's Engineer of the Year More»

Spooner Wins 2015 Winston Family Best Honors Thesis Award More»

Baeder Promoted to Professor More»

Upcoming Events

May 5, 2015 3:00 p.m.
Resume Writing Workshop More»

May 6, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Evaluating Job Offers & Salary Negotiation More»

May 6, 2015 3:30 p.m.
AE Seminar | Advancing Science and Technology via SmallSat Systems: From Earth to Beyond LEO More»


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