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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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  • NSF $4.8M award: urban environment study led by Claire Welty

    September 2, 2020 by Sarah Hansen There is an essential resource constantly flowing beneath our feet: groundwater. Urban denizens may not think about it often, or at all, because they don’t...
    Posted: September 2, 2020 2:16 PM
  • UMBC-led team will to advance nuclear fusion energy research

    August 10, 2020 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s Carlos Romero-Talamas is leading a group of researchers in designing and building a machine to produce nuclear fusion energy. The project is one of just...
    Posted: August 11, 2020 4:30 PM
  • 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
  • UMBC’s Naghmeh Karimi receives NSF CAREER Award

    will develop long-lasting security for cryptographic chips
    May 15, 2020 by Megan Hanks Naghmeh Karimi is the most recent UMBC faculty member to receive a prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant, totaling...
    Posted: May 15, 2020 4:06 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
  • 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 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
  • UMBC’s Top Highlights of 2019

    January 9, 2020 by Kait McCaffrey As UMBC welcomes 2020, we celebrate the student successes, athletic achievements, research breakthroughs, and community news that made 2019 a year to...
    Posted: January 10, 2020 3:29 PM
  • Four new UMBC grads share what drives their research

    December 17, 2019 by Sarah Hansen It’s 3 a.m., and Cindy Chelius rolls out of the pull-out couch in the grad student lounge. Time to check on her fungi. For this experiment, measurements...
    Posted: December 18, 2019 1:12 PM
  • UMBC named again as a leading global and U.S. university

    Times Higher Ed and Wall Street Journal released
    September 12, 2019 by Dinah Winnick Just days after U.S. News again recognized UMBC as one of the nation’s top universities for teaching and innovation, the Times Higher Education (THE) World...
    Posted: September 13, 2019 7:28 AM