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  • UMBC Delegation visits NASA Wallops Island

    April 26, 2016 by Research at UMBC The plurality of UMBC's research funding comes from NASA, and much of this comes through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Many in the UMBC community...
    Posted: April 28, 2016 11:23 AM
  • School of Public Policy hosts forum: cybersecurity concerns

    CSEE Department Chair participates in panel discussion
    April 20, 2016 by Max Cole Cybersecurity concerns continue to make headlines, including the recent attacks at MedStar Health and fraudulent tax returns being filed for Baltimore City employees....
    Posted: April 20, 2016 5:12 PM
  • Lee Blaney’s lab reimagines chicken litter:

    challenge is opportunity for sustainable farming
    April 20, 2016 by Megan Hanks Where many see waste, UMBC’s Lee Blaney, assistant professor of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering, sees opportunity. As Blaney explains in...
    Posted: April 20, 2016 5:08 PM
  • Three UMBC students receive Goldwater Scholarships

    for future leaders in STEM research
    April 19, 2016 by Megan Hanks Three UMBC students in the College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) have been named Barry Goldwater Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year. The...
    Posted: April 19, 2016 2:04 PM
  • Blaney Lab featured in C&EN magazine

    Much ado about chicken poo
    April 18, 2016 by CBEE Department Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) reporter, Michael Torrice, saw Utsav Shashvatt's presentation at the spring 2016 ACS meeting and wrote a story about...
    Posted: April 18, 2016 10:38 AM
  • Maryland Sec. of Commerce Mike Gill focuses on UMBC growth

    recent campus visit included tour of CAST
    April 14, 2016 by Dinah Winnick Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill visited UMBC on April 7, 2016, for an afternoon focused on UMBC research and entrepreneurship. While at UMBC, Secretary...
    Posted: April 15, 2016 1:20 PM
  • UMBC hosts Maryland Computing Education Summit

    over 200 educators, industry leaders, legislators attend
    April 14, 2016 by Megan Hanks UMBC partnered with the Maryland State Department of Education to bring more than 200 educators, industry leaders, and legislators together for the Maryland...
    Posted: April 15, 2016 1:07 PM
  • PBS documentary features Kafui Dzirasa '01 Chem Engineering

    shares new approach to treating bipolar disorder (video)
    April 14, 2016 by Megan Hanks\ More than five million Americans have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and Kafui Dzirasa ‘01, chemical engineering, is working to develop an electrical device...
    Posted: April 15, 2016 7:17 AM
  • UMBC’s 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Awardees

    share gratitude for research experience, mentorship
    April 14, 2016 by Megan Hanks Six members of the UMBC community, including one current undergraduate and five recent alumni, have received highly competitive National Science Foundation (NSF)...
    Posted: April 14, 2016 6:45 PM
  • Announcing the latest grants from the Hrabowski Fund

    Innovation Grants awarded to two COEIT professors
    [April 11, 2016 on Hrabowski Fund for Innovation website] UMBC is proud to announce the projects awarded grants in the fall 2015 round of the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation competition....
    Posted: April 11, 2016 9:18 AM