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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.


Why wind tunnels still matter in the 21st century
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Blown Away: UMD Highlights Work in the Wind Tunnel

An advanced design fighter model for study

Learn More about GLMWT Facilities

The fan at the Glenn L. Martin Wind Tunnel, powered by a 2,000-horsepower electric motor, reaches speeds up to 230 m.p.h. ... More

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

Magnetorheological fluids (MRFs) Research Highlighted Cover of Smart Materials and Structures More»

Flexus Living & Learning Community Honored by Women in Engineering ProActive Network More»

UMD Student Receives NASA Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship More»

Upcoming Events

August 2, 2016 10:00 a.m.
Evaluating Job Offers & Salary Negotiation Workshop More»

August 17, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Job Search 201 - Networking Workshop More»

September 8, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Engineering Picnic & Information Fair More»


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