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Research Highlights

Our faculty, alumni, and partners contribute to a broad range of exciting discoveries and research. The videos below include TEDx talks, technical talks, and video spotlights that showcase the innovation and excellence that they exemplify.

Video Spotlight


Welcoming Remarks from IBM and UMBC partners (9:50) [YouTube video]

IBM-UMBC Day — April 6, 2018

IBM-UMBC Day Program [PDF] | Speaker Bios [PDF] | IBM-UMBC Day videos of all technical talks [YouTube videos]

The partnership between UMBC and IBM began decades ago. This partnership initially focused on high-performance and cloud computing, and recently expanded to include artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. IBM-UMBC Day talks presented on April 6, 2018 shared information about new areas to explore in the fields of blockchain, quantum computing, Internet of Things, and cyber-physical systems.


Faculty Videos

Dr. Nilanjan Banerjee (Associate Professor) and Ryan Robucci (Assistant Professor)
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
“Through a partnership with University of Maryland, Baltimore, School of Medicine, researchers in UMBC’s ECLIPSE Cluster are building and testing wearable sensors that can make life easier for the millions of people who are paralyzed or challenged by neuromuscular disease.”
View Dr. Banerjee’s and Dr. Robucci’s video. (3:55) [YouTube video]

Dr. Lee Blaney
Associate Professor of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
How (and why) scientists are mining manure for phosphorus—Speaking of Chemistry
CEN Online — Published January 2018 (7:23) [YouTube video]

Dr. Lee Blaney
Associate Professor of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
The Maryland Academy of Sciences at the Maryland Science Center presents 2017 Outstanding Young Engineer Recipient: Lee Blaney, Ph.D.
View Dr. Blaney’s video. (2:34) [YouTube video]

Dr. Lee Blaney
Associate Professor of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
UMBC “In The Loop” video Interview with Dr. Blaney discussing his work in preserving the Chesapeake Bay.
View Dr. Blaney’s video. (17:46) [YouTube video]

Dr. Anne Rubin and Dr. Marc Olano
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
“Combining history and gaming technology, UMBC is bringing Baltimore’s corner of the Civil War to life for area high school students.”
View Dr. Rubin’s and Dr. Olano’s video. (3:37) [YouTube video]

Dr. Gymama Slaughter
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
“By thinking of the human body as a battery, bioelectronics Professor Gymama Slaughter is creating innovative ways of monitoring glucose levels to reduce complications in the lives of diabetic patients and their families.”
View Dr. Slaughter’s video. (2:48) [YouTube video]

Dr. Gregory Szeto
Assistant Professor of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
“Easy Breezy: Particles Prop Open Therapeutic Windows” 2015 Koch Institute Image Awards
View Dr. Szeto’s video. (4:12) [YouTube video]

Grand Challenge Scholars Program

View all Grand Challenge Scholars Symposium videos. (51:05) [YouTube videos]

Dr. Marie desJardins
Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
View Grand Challenge Scholars Program Overview March 2017 (10:39) [YouTube video]

Grit-X 2017 Video Highlights

View all Grit-X 2017 videos. (2:03:28) [YouTube videos]

Dr. Nilanjan Banerjee
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
“When What You Wear Understands You”
View Dr. Banerjee’s video. (9:28) [YouTube video]

Dr. Kafui Dzirasa ’01, M8, Chemical Engineering
Associate Professor, Duke School of Medicine
“Next Generation Psychiatric Diagnostics and Therapeutics”
View Dr. Dzirasa’s video. (12:26) [YouTube video]

Mr. Corey Fleischer ’08, Mechanical Engineering
Co-Founder and General Manager, The Foundery
“Building Founders the Old Fashioned Way”
View Mr. Fleischer’s video. (15:30) [YouTube video]

Dr. Gymama Slaughter
Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
“The Art of Powering Implantable Electronics”
View Dr. Slaughter’s video. (12:24) [YouTube video]

 

 

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