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Blankenship, Gilmer L.

Blankenship, Gilmer L.

Professor and Associate Chair for External Affairs
Electrical and Computer Engineering
A.V. Williams 1427


Dr. Blankenship is also Professor and Associate Chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has conducted research in control system science for more than 25 years. His research interests include applications of signal processing, scheduling theory and applications, nonlinear and adaptive control theory, and the design and application of software systems. He has published more than 120 papers and reports in these areas. His MS and Ph.D. students work at universities, research laboratories, and high technology companies around the world. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.


    •    IEEE Fellow

  • Stochastic and nonlinear control
  • Adaptive control
  • AI in engineering design

ECE Names 2016-2017 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows

Five Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. students were selected as ECE Distinguished Dissertation Fellows for 2016-17.

TRX Systems to Exhibit at NSF's The Arc of Science in Washington, DC

The Arc of Science: Research to Results will feature NSF-funded researchers who have made real-world impacts with their discoveries, demonstrating their science with hands-on activities.

Robotics Course Drives Students to Succeed

Class captures real-world challenges with open-ended problems, team-based collaboration.

Fifth Graders Visit ECE Robotics Class

Students from Maret School learn about robots in Prof. Blankenship's Capstone Design Course.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)