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  • UMBC hosts cyber panel with experts from industry & academia

    Experts discuss industry challenges & pipeline development
    December 14, 2017 by Megan Hanks Cybersecurity is regularly a headliner in the news, especially when personal information stored online has been compromised, whether through a breach, hack, or...
    Posted: December 14, 2017 3:03 PM
  • UMBC students recognized: “Opioid Epidemic Challenge Award"

    designed innovative app for teens at America East conference
    December 8, 2017 by Megan Hanks Two students in the College of Engineering and Information Technology were recognized at HackAE, a 24-hour hackathon, earlier this month for developing an...
    Posted: December 8, 2017 3:51 PM
  • Idea competition is springboard for young entrepreneurs

    November 29, 2017 by Kait McCaffrey Each fall, student entrepreneurs at UMBC pitch their big ideas – Shark Tank-style, no less – for potential funding.  And each year, their ideas span...
    Posted: November 30, 2017 1:20 PM
  • UMBC faculty and alumnus honored by Maryland Science Center

    November 22, 2017 by Megan Hanks A UMBC faculty member and a UMBC alumnus were recognized by the Maryland Science Center for their outstanding work in engineering and science. Lee Blaney,...
    Posted: November 22, 2017 10:10 AM
  • Naomi Mburu receives 1st Rhodes Scholarship in UMBC history

    November 19, 2017 by Megan Hanks Naomi Mburu ’18, chemical engineering, is the first student in UMBC history to receive the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, although several UMBC students have...
    Posted: November 20, 2017 8:43 AM
  • COEIT faculty share expertise to protect from cyber attacks

    help people protect themselves from fraud and hacks
    November 14, 2017 by Megan Hanks UMBC faculty who focus on cybersecurity are sharing their expertise in articles across the web to help people protect themselves from fraud and hacks. One...
    Posted: November 16, 2017 11:08 AM
  • UMBC upgrades High Performance Computing Facility

    NSF grant expands possibilities for data-intensive research
    November 3, 2017 by Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation recently awarded UMBC a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award totaling more than $550,000 to expand the university’s High...
    Posted: November 6, 2017 2:24 PM
  • The Big Build: UMBC Magazine article

    a look at the mechanical engineering capstone design course
    October 2017 by Megan Hanks In the real world, the more projects and problems an engineer works on, the better they get at coming up with solutions that actually work. That’s why, during the...
    Posted: November 2, 2017 3:30 PM
  • Erin Lavik to create “living model of the human retina”

    funding received from National Eye Institute
    October 25, 2017 by Megan Hanks More than 200 million people around the world have visual impairments, making retinal research crucial to the development of more effective treatment plans. To...
    Posted: October 25, 2017 10:51 AM
  • UMBC faculty awarded NSF grant to shrink tumors

    grant to develop approach using heat and nanoparticles
    October 18, 2017 by  Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded funding to a group of UMBC faculty in two Colleges to study how applying heat to drug-carrying nanoparticles...
    Posted: October 19, 2017 9:26 AM