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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.

UMBC Achievements [PDF] shares additional highlights of innovative teaching and research. COEIT Department websites share additional news and events.

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College of Engineering and Information News (all)

  • Times Higher Ed spotlights UMBC

    as a model in supporting student achievement
    January 4, 2019 by Dinah Winnick This week, Times Higher Education shined a spotlight on UMBC’s advancements in graduating more low-income and minority students in the sciences—what it calls...
    Posted: January 8, 2019 11:28 AM
  • UMBC places 10th at Pan-Am Team Chess Championship

    January 2, 2019 by Megan Hanks UMBC Chess finished tenth overall at the 2018 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, held in San Francisco, California, December 27 – 30. The...
    Posted: January 3, 2019 1:52 PM
  • UMBC among top universities who receive federal funding

    NSF releases survey of expenditures for fiscal year 2017
    December 20, 2018 by Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently released its latest Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey, including UMBC among the top...
    Posted: December 24, 2018 12:53 PM
  • UMBC’s Tim Finin named an ACM fellow

    for advancements in artificial intelligence and semantic web
    December 20, 2018 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s Tim Finin, professor of computer science and electrical engineering (CSEE), has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a...
    Posted: December 24, 2018 12:42 PM
  • UMBC grads envision—and claim—their futures

    Grit and UMBC culture of community support students
    December 19, 2018 by Kait McCaffrey Each UMBC student has a unique journey, including challenges to tackle with tenacity, courage, and grit. For many of UMBC’s newest grads, a culture of...
    Posted: December 19, 2018 4:09 PM
  • UMBC grads share transformative career connections

    December 19, 2018 by Megan Hanks As a Cyber Scholar at UMBC, Victoria Herr knows how important mentorship and direct, hands-on experience can be for young women in computing. Herr is...
    Posted: December 19, 2018 3:54 PM
  • Faculty receive awards to pursue new research endeavors

    START, SURFF funding to COEIT ffaculty and UMBC colleagues
    December 18, 2018 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s Office of the Vice President for Research recently presented awards to support the work of two dozen UMBC faculty examining topics from health...
    Posted: December 19, 2018 3:47 PM
  • UMBC’s 9th annual Idea Competition

    Student entrepreneurs share fresh perspectives
    December 5, 2018 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s Idea Competition offers students from all fields an opportunity to present business ideas to a panel of expert judges and receive immediate feedback on...
    Posted: December 5, 2018 4:40 PM
  • From Apple to Tesla to … Bumblebee [UMBC Magazine]

    Sankarshan Murthy, M.S. ’06 (Mechanical Engineering)
    UMBC Magazine | Tom Kertscher | November 19, 2018 After Sankarshan Murthy got his master’s in mechanical engineering at UMBC, and then a master’s in technology management from the Wharton...
    Posted: November 26, 2018 4:17 PM
  • UMBC joins innovative ACE Internationalization Lab

    expanding commitment to global engagement
    November 20, 2018 by Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque UMBC is expanding and deepening its long-term commitment to internationalization as a member of the American Council on Education (ACE)...
    Posted: November 21, 2018 11:23 AM