Army joins Morgan State to spur Maryland students at S&T symposium
March 14, 2011
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. - Senior Army officials, scientists and engineers will join their industry and academia counterparts to celebrate and evaluate student research in science, technology, engineering and math at the Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Morgan State University March 17-19.
Maj. Gen. Nick Justice, commanding general, Research, Development and Engineering Command, will keynote the opening ceremony March 17 at 9:15 a.m. Technology demonstrations from APG organizations include sensors and night vision systems, veterinarian sciences, renewable power, armor, structural materials and more will be on display at the Technology Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Maryland JSHS is a component of Morgan State University's Innovative STEM Conference, a three-day science symposium for students from middle school to college.
Maryland high school students participating in the JSHS competition will present their research Friday at the Baltimore Marriott, Hunt Valley Inn, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., followed Saturday by the university student presentations. APG scientists and engineers will serve as judges for both competitions. Winners will go on to compete in the National JSHS competition in San Diego, Ca., April 27 - May 1.