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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 faculty celebrate opportunities to expand collaboration

    explore overlapping research and creative interests
    November 8, 2016 by Sarah Hansen “The complex problems we face do not organize themselves neatly into the categories we’re used to,” says Carole McCann, professor and chair of gender and women’s...
    Posted: November 10, 2016 7:43 AM
  • Research symposium attracts a record number of students

    Students from across the mid-Atlantic come to UMBC
    November 8, 2016 by Sarah Hansen UMBC’s 19th Undergraduate Research Symposium in Chemical and Biological Sciences on October 22, 2016, drew a record number of talented young researchers from...
    Posted: November 10, 2016 7:29 AM
  • Recognizing decades of exemplary scholarship and service

    UMBC honors faculty fellows in College and at UMBC
    November 7, 2016 by Sarah Hansen On November 1, the UMBC community celebrated faculty who have earned exemplary recognition as fellows by their professional associations and societies....
    Posted: November 8, 2016 11:39 AM
  • U.S. News recognizes UMBC as top global university for 2017

    October 25, 2016 by Dinah Winnick Just one month after honoring UMBC’s continued national leadership in teaching and innovation, U.S. News & World Report has recognized UMBC as a global...
    Posted: October 27, 2016 1:46 PM
  • New virtual reality space at UMBC

    reduces distance between computers, data and people
    October 21, 2016 by Megan Hanks UMBC’s new PI^2 Immersive Hybrid Reality Lab will allow faculty and students to interact with data in different, more visual ways than they have before, reducing...
    Posted: October 25, 2016 8:11 AM
  • Researchers explore explain new virtual & augmented reality

    October 6, 2016 by Megan Hanks ABC News in Baltimore took an in-depth look at virtual and augmented reality this week, ahead of Sony’s planned launch of a Playstation virtual reality system....
    Posted: October 7, 2016 6:50 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates at UMBC

    College students from across the U.S. to participate
    September 1, 2016 by Sarah Hansen Each summer dozens of college students from around the nation travel to UMBC to take advantage of the university’s leading research facilities and faculty.  This...
    Posted: September 2, 2016 7:47 AM