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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 launches Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics

    new center will tackle data-intensive challenges
    March 27, 2018 by Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected UMBC to lead a new $3 million research partnership that will deploy next-generation computing hardware to solve...
    Posted: March 27, 2018 2:14 PM
  • UMBC students take flight in multi-institution initiative

    tea, will study weather, pollution
    December 14, 2017 by Sarah Hansen On November 16, Brian Carroll and Christiana Sasser ‘18, mechanical engineering, rose at 3:45 a.m. to drive to Lancaster, PA. After a briefing, they, a...
    Posted: January 25, 2018 4:42 PM
  • UMBC’s Top 12 Highlights of 2017

    January 12, 2018 by Kait McCaffrey The calendar may have flipped to 2018, but there are so many great milestones achieved by the UMBC community to recognize from 2017. Here are twelve top...
    Posted: January 12, 2018 3:19 PM
  • Idea competition is springboard for young entrepreneurs

    November 29, 2017 by Kait McCaffrey Each fall, student entrepreneurs at UMBC pitch their big ideas – Shark Tank-style, no less – for potential funding.  And each year, their ideas span...
    Posted: November 30, 2017 1:20 PM
  • UMBC upgrades High Performance Computing Facility

    NSF grant expands possibilities for data-intensive research
    November 3, 2017 by Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation recently awarded UMBC a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award totaling more than $550,000 to expand the university’s High...
    Posted: November 6, 2017 2:24 PM
  • UMBC participates in national study on Ph.D. career pathways

    October 4, 2017 by  Sarah Hansen UMBC is one of 29 universities nationwide joining forces to better serve Ph.D. students by examining the broad range of pathways they take from graduate school...
    Posted: October 5, 2017 7:12 AM
  • UMBC to launch first-of-its-kind big data training

    interdisciplinary course funded by three-year NSF grant
    September 1, 2017 by Sarah Hansen Today, data of all kinds is generated at a nearly incomprehensible rate, creating endless opportunities for advances in fields from health care to education....
    Posted: September 1, 2017 4:31 PM
  • Prof. Gymama Slaughter to develop bioreactors

    could pause the clock for life-saving organ transplants
    August 28, 2017 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s Gymama Slaughter will develop a bioreactor to extend the viability of lifesaving human organs as they await transplant through a major new grant from the...
    Posted: August 28, 2017 3:05 PM
  • Don Engel selected for APLU Research Leader Fellows

    one of eight participants nationwide program
    July 18, 2017 by  Sarah Hansen Don Engel, UMBC’s assistant vice president for research, has been selected as one of just eight participants nationwide in the new Research Leader Fellows program...
    Posted: July 19, 2017 9:14 AM
  • Ting Zhu receives NSF CAREER Award

    Developing “Internet of Things” technology
    May 17, 2017 by Megan Hanks The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Ting Zhu, assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering, its prestigious CAREER Award for his...
    Posted: May 17, 2017 2:27 PM