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COEIT News Archive

Explore recent College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) news highlights on the COEIT News Archives and UMBC Science & Technology News site.

UMBC Achievements [PDF] shares additional highlights of innovative teaching and research. COEIT Department websites share additional news and events.

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College of Engineering and Information News (all)

  • HackUMBC goes virtual and attracts over 1,000 students

    November 23, 2020 by Megan Hanks More than 1,000 students from institutions across the country and around the world—from as far away as Kazakhstan, Albania, Spain, and Nigeria—logged onto...
    Posted: November 24, 2020 9:06 AM
  • UMBC students take 2nd place in national AIChE competition

    November 23, 2020 by Megan Hanks Last weekend, four UMBC students earned second prize in the national Jeopardy competition hosted virtually by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers...
    Posted: November 23, 2020 2:34 PM
  • NASA awards $1.4M to develop AI to process climate data

    October 26, 2020 by Sarah Hansen Data archives from NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS), which collects data from satellites, aircraft, and ground instruments,...
    Posted: November 23, 2020 2:30 PM
  • Student reflections on 2020 campus democracy challenge

    November 19, 2020 by UMBC News Staff UMBC has placed ninth nationwide in the 2020 ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge voting pledge competition. More than 600 colleges and universities...
    Posted: November 20, 2020 9:14 AM
  • Alan Sherman works on future secure online voting strategy

    November 3, 2020 by Megan Hanks Over the past several months, the topic of online voting has been top of mind for millions of Americans and has been widely debated. Supporters often highlight...
    Posted: November 3, 2020 3:39 PM
  • Cybertini 2020 event focuses on election security

    October 27, 2020 by Megan Hanks Nearly 100 industry experts and entrepreneurs gathered virtually for Cybertini 2020, hosted by bwtech@UMBC, UMBC’s research and technology park, on October 15....
    Posted: November 3, 2020 9:05 AM
  • ACS honors Lee Blaney for commitment to mentoring students

    October 28, 2020 by Megan Hanks Last Thursday, UMBC’s Lee Blaney was honored for his impact as a chemistry educator and mentor who closely involves students of all levels in collaborative...
    Posted: October 28, 2020 4:11 PM
  • UMBC researchers develop telemedicine services strategies

    October 8, 2020 by Megan Hanks After years of gradual expansion, telemedicine has grown dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing patients to consult with medical professionals...
    Posted: October 8, 2020 4:37 PM
  • Research team studies how fungal cells respond to stress

    September 30, 2020 by Megan Hanks Mark Marten, professor and chair of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering, is collaborating with researchers at the University of Connecticut...
    Posted: September 30, 2020 11:45 AM
  • Dipanjan Pan publishes study on gold nanoparticles

    September 11, 2020 by Megan Hanks Dipanjan Pan, professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering at UMBC, and collaborators have published a seminal study in Nature...
    Posted: September 17, 2020 8:35 AM