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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.

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  • Deceptive techniques and impact on user experience

    Rick Forno shares how tech companies affect decision making
    UMBC’s Rick Forno has brought to light some important concerns about technology users’ experiences with decision-making related to their devices. Forno, senior lecturer and assistant director of...
    Posted: March 31, 2020 9:19 AM
  • Three UMBC students receive Goldwater Scholarships

    March 30, 2020 by Megan Hanks Three UMBC students have been named Barry Goldwater Scholars for the 2020 – 2021 academic year, earning one of the most prestigious scholarships available to U.S....
    Posted: March 30, 2020 2:58 PM
  • UMBC Snowmobile Team Places Second in 2020 SAE Challenge

    A group of UMBC students in the College of Engineering and Information Technology participated in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge competition in Michigan...
    Posted: March 30, 2020 1:06 PM
  • Researchers to study COVID-19-related discrimination

    March 6, 2020 by Megan Hanks As the COVID-19 outbreak originating in China has spread to populations across all continents except Antarctica, racism and discrimination against...
    Posted: March 6, 2020 3:14 PM
  • The Conversation: Predicting the coronavirus outbreak

    How AI connects the dots to warn about disease threats
    UMBC Magazine | Editor | March 3, 2020 This story was written by Vandana Janeja, professor and interim chair of information systems, and first appeared in The Conversation...
    Posted: March 3, 2020 9:11 AM
  • UMBC Magazine : Retriever Engineer Seeks Space

    UMBC Magazine | Editor | February 17, 2020 Kenneth Harris II caught the engineering bug early. Beneath the desk of his father, NASA engineer Kenneth Harris, was a slice of foam left over...
    Posted: March 2, 2020 11:06 AM
  • UMBC among top 150 universities in federal research funding

    February 28, 2020 by Megan Hanks The annual Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey from the National Science Foundation again includes UMBC as a top recipient of federal...
    Posted: February 28, 2020 4:54 PM
  • UMBC men’s swimming and diving named America East champions

    women’s team captures 2nd place
    February 18, 2020 by Dinah Winnick UMBC’s swimming and diving teams celebrated strong performances at the 2020 America East Championships, which concluded on February 16 at Worcester...
    Posted: February 21, 2020 9:29 AM
  • UMBC researchers develop technologies around data privacy

    understanding data privacy laws, enforce compliance using AI
    UMBC Magazine | Editor | February 7, 2020 This story was written by Karuna Janeja, assistant professor of information systems, and first appeared in The Conversation by Karuna Pande Joshi,...
    Posted: February 17, 2020 3:32 PM
  • UMBC faculty develops solution to monitor wind turbines

    MII and btwtech help to commercialize the research
    February 10, 2020 by Megan Hanks Wind turbines are massive, with a single turbine blade measuring up to 350 feet (about 110 meters), longer than the wingspan of some commercial airplanes. At...
    Posted: February 11, 2020 10:00 AM