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  • Physicists Meyer & Georganopoulos publish article in Nature

    Hubble data used to test theory of black hole plasma jets
    Assistant Professor  Eileen Meyer  and Associate Professor  Markos Georganopoulos , physics, have published a n ew article in the prestigious journal Nature ,...
    Posted: May 29, 2015 11:54 AM
  • Michael Summers' lab publishes illuminating Science article

    Professor Michael Summers, chemistry and biochemistry, has focused much of his career on advancing the understanding of the structure of HIV. In a new article in Science, his research group...
    Posted: May 29, 2015 11:20 AM
  • Baker Artist Award Winner Eric Dyer on Maryland Public TV

    Maryland Public Television profiled Associate Professor of Visual Arts Eric Dyer in an exclusive announcement of the three 2015 Baker Artist Award winners. The Mary Sawyers Baker Award confers a...
    Posted: May 28, 2015 2:47 PM
  • Technology Manager Paola Buitron to Present on Patent Trolls

    The Office of the VP for Research is proud to announce that Paola Buitron, Technology Manager for Technology Development was selected to present with her co-author Alaxander Alduncin, M.A....
    Posted: May 28, 2015 9:43 AM
  • UMBC an Ambassador Institution for NIH 2015 Regional Seminar

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) held the 2015 Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration at the Baltimore Inner Harbor on on May 6th through May 8th.   UMBC –...
    Posted: May 20, 2015 1:32 PM
  • UMBC Research Forum tackles high-performance computing

    By Sarah HansenThumbnail: Forum attendees mingle during a poster session.UMBC hosted its semi-annual Research Forum on May 1, 2015.  This semester’s forum focused on the role high-performance...
    Posted: May 15, 2015 5:59 PM
  • Jeffrey Gardner Receives Dept. of Energy Early Career Award

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected UMBC's Jeffrey Gardner, assistant professor of biological sciences, for a 2015 Early Career Research Program award. This program supports...
    Posted: May 7, 2015 10:41 AM
  • Research reveals gender bias in online images of professions

    Women underrepresented and portrayed as less-professional
    CBC Radio interviewed Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Cynthia Matuszek about her research.  She and colleagues explored how online image searches for various...
    Posted: May 5, 2015 8:08 AM
  • UMBC Formalizes Research Partnership with U.S. Naval Academy

    By Sarah HansenUMBC President Freeman Hrabowski and U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Superintendent Vice Admiral Ted Carter signed a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) on Tuesday,...
    Posted: May 5, 2015 7:04 AM
  • Communicating Climate Symposium celebrates 20 years of JCET

    By Sarah HansenMembers of the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) from UMBC and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center met at UMBC on April 20, 2015 to explore what can be a thorny topic:...
    Posted: April 29, 2015 4:01 PM