ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Senior Army officials, scientists and engineers from nearby APG will join their counterparts in industry and academia 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 presentation Thursday, March 17 at 9:15 a.m. Technology demonstrations from APG organizations spanning sensors and night vision systems, veterinarian sciences, Army renewable power, armor and structural materials and more will be exhibited at the Technology Expo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the same day.

The Maryland JSHS is one 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 be presenting their research Friday at the Baltimore Marriot, Hunt Valley Inn from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., to be followed Saturday by the university student presentations. APG scientists and engineers will serve as judges during both competitions. The winner of the MD JSHS will go on to compete in the National JSHS competition in San Diego, Ca. April 27 – May 1.
All aforementioned events are open to the press.

For more information or to coordinate press coverage, contact Allison Barrow, 732-829-4850 or allison.barrow@us.army.mil.

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