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University of Maryland, State, County & City Officials Celebrate Opening of FlexEl Facility in College Park

March 31, 2016

Alana Carchedi 301-405-0235

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – FlexEl LLC, a custom battery solutions company, has opened a research, development and manufacturing facility in Prince George’s County, Md.  FlexEl was spun out of the University of Maryland based upon a thin film battery technology in 2008. The company, which won the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year award in 2010 and launched as a startup at the University of Maryland, is leasing more than 10,000 square-feet from the university. 

WHAT: UMD, state, county and city officials, will celebrate the opening of FlexEl's research, development and manufacturing facility in College Park. The event will include a speaking portion and a tour of the facility and demonstrations. 


  • Wallace D. Loh, President, University of Maryland
  • Bob Proctor, CEO, FlexEl
  • Michael Gill, Secretary of Commerce, State of Maryland
  • Rushern L. Baker III, County Executive, Prince George's County
  • Dannielle M. Glaros, Council Member, Prince George's County
  • Patrick L. Wojahn, Mayor, City of College Park 
  • Mahsa Dornjafi, FlexEl Founding Engineer and UMD alumna
  • Ken Ulman, Chief Strategy Officer for Economic Development, University of Maryland


Friday, April 8, 2016, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.


FlexEl Facility, 4505 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740


Parking is available in the front and rear of building. 


There will be no audio system used at the event.


Please RSVP to Kristen Seabolt at kseabolt@umd.edu or 301-405-4621.