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  • Romero-Talamas receives DARPA Young Faculty Award for Fusion

    Dr. Carlos Romero-Talamas, a professor in the UMBC Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been recognized with a DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) for his research in computational models of...
    Posted: September 10, 2014 12:36 AM
  • Dr. Julia Ross Receives $3M Grant for Engineering Education

    Dr. Julia Ross, now in her first semester as Dean of the UMBC College of Engineering and Information Technology, has been awarded a three million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation...
    Posted: September 10, 2014 12:24 AM
  • Linda Dusman and Eric Smallwood Awarded TEDCO MII Grant

    Linda Dusman, Music, and Eric Smallwood, Visual Arts, in partnership with the School of Music at the University of Maryland, College Park, have received a $150,000 Maryland Innovation Initiative...
    Posted: September 4, 2014 1:14 AM
  • 'Different ways of being sexy' could help create new animal

    Since Charles Darwin wrote "The Origin of Species" more than 150 years ago, it's been known that nature's selection creates some species and ends others. But researchers at the University of...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 1:17 PM
  • On the Road to Plutopia

    November 15, 2014 A few years ago, historian  Kate Brown  spent several weeks in a tiny cottage in an obscure corner of Russia’s Ural Mountains. She was studying the...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:45 PM
  • Create and Collaborate

    July 15, 2014 Stephen Bradley , an associate professor of visual arts, and  Nicole King , an assistant professor of American Studies, engage the...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:41 PM
  • Burgeoning Bioinformatics

    July 15, 2014 There are no test tubes, petri dishes or microscopes in  Ivan Erill’s  research lab. No chemical cabinets or safety goggles. Indeed, the room in the...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:39 PM
  • Windfall Prophets

    Both this summer and last summer, UMBC scientists, using a remote sensing technology called LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), have been helping the state of Maryland in wind resource assessment...
    Posted: August 25, 2014 12:35 PM
  • New NSF and TEDCO Grant

    UMBC Professors  Nilanjan Banerjee  and  Ryan Robucci  have been awarded an NSF grant from the NSF-NIH Smart and Connected Health program. The total sum is $650,000 over 3...
    Posted: August 19, 2014 8:52 PM
  • Street to Stream

    Clarksburg, Maryland is a small, unincorporated area in northern Montgomery County. Last spring, the Montgomery County Council made the decision to limit new development in Clarksburg’s Ten Mile...
    Posted: August 11, 2014 9:34 PM