Tauros Engineering Wins Harvard New Venture Competition

Tauros Engineering Wins Harvard New Venture Competition

Tauros Engineering Wins Harvard New Venture Competition

Tauros Engineering was selected as a winner in Harvard Business School’s 17th Annual New Venture Competition (NVC). The Tauros team includes Alison Flatau, professor of aerospace engineering and associate dean for research, Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, undergraduate Tyler Flatau, and Harvard Business School MBA candidate Adrian Ross.

The NVC recognizes innovations for business and society and awards top finalists in two tracks: business and social enterprise. Tauros won not only the $50,000 first prize in the student business track, but also received the $2000 crowd favorite award.

Co-funded by the Maryland Industrial Partnership (MIPS) program, Tauros focuses on developing better technology for the detection and monitoring of bridge scour caused by hydraulic forces, erosion, and deposition processes, and the team already has identified customer demand for their product.

Winners were announced April 30 at the Grand Finale that took place in Harvard Business School’s Burden Auditorium, which was attended by judges, investors, entrepreneurs, and prominent alumni.

For more information, visit: http://www.hbs.edu/entrepreneurship/new-venture-competition/overview.html.

Related Articles:
Clark School Aerospace Engineering Faculty Recognized by AIAA National Capital Section
Students Shine at AIAA Region 1 Student Conference
UMD Opens Outdoor Flight Laboratory to Advance Autonomy, Robotics
Relive Totality With Clark School Images, Videos
Clark School Participates in Solar Eclipse
UMD Recognized as Leader in Cyclocopter Development
UMD Hosts 3D Maryland Expert Group Meeting
Faculty Members Take On New Responsibilities
Wu, Flatau Invited to National Academies Presidents' Circle Event
Hubbard, Grauer Contribute to New Book on Morphing Aircraft

May 6, 2013


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Ronald Walsworth Joins UMD’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Maryland Launches Quantum Technology Center

Mapping Nucleation Kinetics with Nanometer Resolution

Kjellerup Co-organizes Biofilms Conference

MEI² Receives Two New Innovative Vehicle Technology Awards

BIOE, UMB to Host October Symposium

Taking Aim at Blood Infections

Engineering Sustainable Solutions…Globally!

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar