UMD gives you broad opportunity to be whatever you want to be.
I would advise students to think about how the skills they learned, can be applied...
My current research focuses on gene therapy, tissue engineering and vaccine development.
Focus, Focus, Focus; or, How I Survived Fluid Dynamics... would be the title of my memoir, should I ever choose to pen one.
Take the time to build relationships with peers and professors... Those relationships... are the main reason I care so much about UMD.
I co-founded a biotech startup with other University of Maryland graduate students.
My UMD education enabled me to develop relevant and novel ideas in terms of biomass use for energy production.