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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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  • UMBC researchers analyze Arctic ice and snow data through AI

    January 13, 2021 by UMBC News Staff UMBC researchers have developed a technique to more quickly analyze extensive data from Arctic ice sheets to gain insight and useful knowledge on patterns...
    Posted: January 13, 2021 12:55 PM
  • UMBC’s computing grads share stories of connection & support

    December 14, 2020 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s newest graduates in computing and data science fields include students at all stages in their education and careers. Undergraduates, master’s students...
    Posted: December 17, 2020 7:05 PM
  • TEDxUMBC connects community through “Unmasking Uncertainty”

    December 9, 2020 by Megan Hanks This fall, the student-organized TEDxUMBC gave ten speakers the opportunity to share their stories, experiences, and expertise with the world. Surprisingly, the...
    Posted: December 9, 2020 2:25 PM
  • Student winners of the 2020 UMBC Idea Competition

    December 1, 2020 by Megan Hanks Six student groups recently vied for the top prize in UMBC’s annual Idea Competition, presenting to a panel of alumni judges their innovative solutions to...
    Posted: December 1, 2020 6:59 PM
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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