Liangbing Hu Nominated for Invention of the Year Award

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Liangbing Hu, an associate professor of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at the University of Maryland (UMD), has been nominated for the UMD 2019 Invention of the Year Award

In the Physical Sciences category, Dr. Hu is recognized for his research on Strong and Tough Graphite-Paper CompositesHis research team includes: 

  • Yubing Zhou, Research Associate, Dept of MSE and Maryland Nanocenter
  • Chaoji Chen, Research Associate, Dept of MSE and Maryland Nanocenter
  • Teng Li, Research Associate, Dept of MSE and UMERC
  • Robert Foster, Executive Vice President of Development, Trinity Rail Group

Every year, UMD honors exceptional inventions having the potential to positively influence science, society and the free market. This year's nominees have been named from Physical Sciences, Life Sciences and Information Sciences. One invention from each category will be selected to win the Invention of the Year Award, to be celebrated at the 2019 Innovate Maryland event, UMD’s annual celebration of research and innovation, on April 11, 2019.

For additional information on Hu's research, please follow this link to the Bing Research Group website.

Published March 14, 2019