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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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  • Two UMBC student teams win USM COVID-19 app challenge

    July 29, 2020 by Megan Hanks Earlier this summer, the University System of Maryland (USM) COVID-19 Task Force invited members of the USM community to develop mobile apps that would help...
    Posted: July 29, 2020 1:40 PM
  • NSF RAPID grant to expand internet access in Baltimore

    July 27, 2020 by Megan Hanks During the COVID-19 pandemic, internet access has become more critical, with people relying on it to work, learn, and connect with family and friends. However, the...
    Posted: July 28, 2020 9:43 AM
  • UMBC researchers expand flood warning work in Ellicott City

    June 30, 2020 by Megan Hanks Ellicott City, a town about five miles from UMBC, suffered devastating flooding in 2016 and 2018. These events left residents and officials wondering how...
    Posted: July 5, 2020 5:19 PM
  • NSF RAPID grant awarded to speed COVID-19 detection

    June 11, 2020 by Megan Hanks A research team from UMBC and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) has received a Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the National Science...
    Posted: June 12, 2020 6:20 PM
  • CWIT's Response to Racial Violence

    TO: CWIT and COEIT Community  FROM: Carolyn Seaman, Director of the Center for Women In Technology and Professor, Information Systems DATE: June 3, 2020  SUBJECT: CWIT's Response to Racial...
    Posted: June 3, 2020 7:06 PM
  • UMBC connections help three students create their own paths

    May 19, 2020 by Megan Hanks Like many new UMBC students, Jana Burns ‘20, information systems, was interested in so many topics when she stepped on campus that choosing a major initially...
    Posted: May 19, 2020 10:35 AM
  • COEIT Celebration honors student, faculty and staff awardees

    May 13, 2020 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s third annual COEIT Celebration was held on May 3, 2020, recognizing the outstanding contributions and achievements of COEIT students, faculty, and staff....
    Posted: May 13, 2020 11:58 AM
  • Students create products to meet community needs at CBIC

    May 12, 2020 by Megan Hanks Four UMBC student groups vied for the top prize in the finals of this year’s Cangialosi Business Innovation Competition (CBIC), held entirely online for the first...
    Posted: May 12, 2020 2:03 PM
  • Jianwu Wang’s NSF CAREER Award will help climate scientists

    April 28, 2020 by Megan Hanks Jianwu Wang, assistant professor of information systems, is the most recent UMBC faculty member to receive a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science...
    Posted: April 28, 2020 3:08 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