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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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  • Practicing vigilance can protect personal email from hacks

    UMBC cybersecurity expert Rick Forno interview on WHYYY
    September 30, 2016 by Megan Hanks In the past year, dozens of companies have faced cyber attacks and hacks, with the most recently announced attack affecting half a billion Yahoo accounts....
    Posted: October 3, 2016 9:28 AM
  • U.S. voting machines need to be updated regularly

    UMBC cybersecurity expert advises during recent segment
    September 26, 2016 by Megan Hanks In recent months, as the U.S. presidential election has approached, concerns over email hacks and the security of voting systems have frequently appeared in the...
    Posted: September 27, 2016 7:34 AM
  • Alumni Awards: Dr. Vince Calhoun, '02 Electrical Engineering

    2016 Awards Ceremondy to be held October 6th
    September 23, 2016 by News and Stories for UMBC Alumni  In the weeks leading up to the 2016 Alumni Awards Ceremony, we’ll be profiling each honoree in detail here on the blog. This year’s...
    Posted: September 26, 2016 7:14 AM
  • GRIT-X talks showcase groundbreaking research & achievements

    September 22, 2016 by Max Cole Some of UMBC’s most fascinating research and achievements were shared through an exciting “GRIT-X’ format during the university’s 50th anniversary celebration on...
    Posted: September 23, 2016 8:02 AM
  • New UMBC partnership will increase STEM opportunities

    UMBC and the Howard County Public School System partnership
    September 14, 2016 by Megan Hanks A new partnership between UMBC and the Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) will increase opportunities for HCPSS students in STEM, with a focus on...
    Posted: September 15, 2016 9:11 AM
  • MARC U*STAR program celebrates 100th alumnus to earn a Ph.D.

    September 9, 2016 by Sarah Hansen Lasse Lindahl’s goal for the MARC U*STAR Scholars program is to “light the fire in the belly so students are hooked on science.” Lindahl, director of the MARC...
    Posted: September 12, 2016 12:38 PM
  • Delegation from University of Kassel in Germany visits UMBC

    to grow interdisciplinary exchange program
    September 9, 2016 by Sarah Hansen Eight administrators and faculty members from the University of Kassel in central Germany visited UMBC from August 29 to September 2 to build on a thriving...
    Posted: September 12, 2016 12:35 PM
  • Three UMBC faculty awarded two of 18 new NSF grants

    to support multidisciplinary research related to the brain
    September 8, 2016 by Megan Hanks Three UMBC faculty have been awarded two of 18 new grants announced by the National Science Foundation under the Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) program to...
    Posted: September 9, 2016 7:17 AM
  • Hrabowski Fund for Innovation awards grants

    Four unique faculty initiatives receive funding
    September 8, 2016 by Megan Hanks Each year, the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation provides funding to faculty initiatives that challenge students to be active in their education and encourage...
    Posted: September 8, 2016 11:39 AM
  • UMBC researchers develop new flash flood alert system

    New technology will combine sensors and social media
    September 6, 2016 by Megan Hanks Severe storms and rapidly accumulating rain recently contributed to historic flooding that caused extreme damage to the main street of Ellicott City, located not...
    Posted: September 6, 2016 11:48 AM