Clark School Home UMD
ECE

ECE News Story

State Ranked Highly in Technology and Science Index

State Ranked Highly in Technology and Science Index

The Milken Institute's 2010 State Technology and Science Index has ranked the State of Maryland #2 in the nation (behind Massachusetts). The last such listing, in 2008, also listed Maryland in the #2 spot. Maryland ranked 4th in 2002.

Maryland ranked first in academic R&D per capita and human capital capacity (which takes into account factors like the number of bachelor's, masters, and doctoral agrees awarded versus a state's population).

The index ranks each state's tech and science capabilities, as well as their success in converting them into companies and high-paying jobs.

The full index and report can be accessed online (opens PDF).

Related Articles:
Clark School 3rd Nationwide in Recruiter Survey
Clark School Undergrad Program 23rd in Nation
Clark School #14 in World Research Ranking
Washington, D.C., Among Best Technology Start-Up Towns
Maryland is No. 1 for Entrepreneurship, Innovation
D.C., Baltimore Among Best Towns for Tech Jobs
Clark School Graduate Program Ranks 18th Nationally
Federal Region Is Nation's Most "Tech-centric"
Md. Public Schools #1 for Fourth Year in a Row
UM a Top Academic Value According to Kiplinger's

January 25, 2011


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Alumnus Profile: Robert Cobb

MC2 Faculty, Students Have Five Papers Accepted to ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security

Bhattacharyya awarded NIH Grant to Explore Real-time Neural Decoding for Calcium Imaging

With Engineering Projects, UMD Students Seek to Boost Education Access, Public Health, and Sustainability

Shoukry, Krishnaprasad receive NSF grant for resilient-by-cognition cyber-physical systems

UMD to Lead Milestone NSF High School Engineering Pilot Course

UMD researchers awarded $1M NSF grant to develop new methods to generate single photons for quantum research

Vishkin To Give Invited Talk on Parallel Computing at Indiana University

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts