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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 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
  • Dipanjan Pan continues COVID-19 testing research

    July 23, 2020  by Megan Hanks Dipanjan Pan, professor of chemical, biochemical, and environmental engineering, has received two new grants from the National Institutes of Health to support...
    Posted: July 23, 2020 3:17 PM
  • UMBC, MxD to develop a cyber curriculum and online platform

    July 14, 2020 by Megan Hanks UMBC researchers will collaborate with the Chicago-based MxD to develop a curriculum and online platform for manufacturing professionals to increase their...
    Posted: July 14, 2020 3:26 PM
  • UMBC faculty on a mission to prepare robust Fall semester

    July 9, 2020 by Sarah Hansen In mid-March, UMBC faculty members converted from in-person classes to remote instruction in a matter of days. With virtually zero lead time and, for many, little...
    Posted: July 13, 2020 3:38 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
  • 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
  • Dipanjan Pan develops rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19

    June 9, 2020 by Megan Hanks A team led by UMBC’s Dipanjan Pan has developed an experimental diagnostic test to rapidly detect the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19, potentially as early as...
    Posted: June 9, 2020 4:39 PM
  • Our Commitment to Change

    June 3, 2020 Greetings COEIT Students, Throughout the challenges of this COVID-19 semester, I have been offering blocks of office hours to hear your voices and concerns. I have appreciated...
    Posted: June 3, 2020 11:47 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