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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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  • Center for Cybersecurity receives funding from T. Rowe Price

    funding will support cybersecurity research and students
    February 6, 2018 by Megan Hanks Global investment management firm T. Rowe Price is supporting cybersecurity research and students at UMBC through a new sponsorship of the UMBC Center for...
    Posted: February 6, 2018 2:19 PM
  • UMBC’s Haibin Zhang shares tips to secure data in the cloud

    February 5, 2018 by Megan Hanks As more consumers rely on cloud-based data storage for everything from family photos to financial information, both experts and general users have voiced...
    Posted: February 6, 2018 1:38 PM
  • UMBC leads nation in producing undergrads in key STEM areas

    January 2, 2018 by Megan Hanks According to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), UMBC undergraduate alumni who identify as African American have gone on to pursue...
    Posted: January 3, 2018 4:57 PM
  • UMBC alumna, visiting faculty receives "AI for Earth" grant

    program aims to solve global environmental challenges
    December 20, 2017 by Megan Hanks Jennifer Sleeman, Ph.D. ’17, computer science, visiting assistant professor of computer science and electrical engineering, received an award from Microsoft to...
    Posted: January 2, 2018 10:54 AM
  • UMBC hosts cyber panel with experts from industry & academia

    Experts discuss industry challenges & pipeline development
    December 14, 2017 by Megan Hanks Cybersecurity is regularly a headliner in the news, especially when personal information stored online has been compromised, whether through a breach, hack, or...
    Posted: December 14, 2017 3:03 PM
  • UMBC students recognized: “Opioid Epidemic Challenge Award"

    designed innovative app for teens at America East conference
    December 8, 2017 by Megan Hanks Two students in the College of Engineering and Information Technology were recognized at HackAE, a 24-hour hackathon, earlier this month for developing an...
    Posted: December 8, 2017 3:51 PM
  • Naomi Mburu receives 1st Rhodes Scholarship in UMBC history

    November 19, 2017 by Megan Hanks Naomi Mburu ’18, chemical engineering, is the first student in UMBC history to receive the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, although several UMBC students have...
    Posted: November 20, 2017 8:43 AM
  • COEIT faculty share expertise to protect from cyber attacks

    help people protect themselves from fraud and hacks
    November 14, 2017 by Megan Hanks UMBC faculty who focus on cybersecurity are sharing their expertise in articles across the web to help people protect themselves from fraud and hacks. One...
    Posted: November 16, 2017 11:08 AM
  • GRIT-X talks showcase outstanding faculty and alumni

    share experiences “from outer space to inner space”
    October 18, 2017 by Sarah Hansen Nine distinguished faculty and alumni shared their stories at GRIT-X, a TED talk-style event during UMBC’s Homecoming. Karl Steiner, UMBC vice president for...
    Posted: October 18, 2017 1:35 PM
  • 2017 Alumni Awards celebrates UMBC alumni and faculty

    impressive contributions across Colleges and disciplines
    October 12, 2017 by Megan Hanks The UMBC community gathered for the 2017 UMBC Alumni Awards on October 5 in the Linehan Concert Hall to celebrate individuals who have made impressive...
    Posted: October 12, 2017 3:28 PM