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  • Erin Lavik: Nanoparticles will promote blood clotting

    UMBC faculty says new tech will save lives after injuries
    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. When a person suffers a severe injury, it is crucial that any bleeding is stopped quickly. While there are many ways...
    Posted: September 2, 2016 6:53 PM
  • UMBC host startup round table for faculty-founded startups

    On August 24, 2016, UMBC’s Office of Technology Development held its second UMBC Startup Round Table which was attended by about a dozen faculty who have or are planning to start a company.  Also...
    Posted: September 1, 2016 12:46 PM
  • UMBC scientist's oral vaccine to save fish industry millions

    Vikram Vakharia launches company to commercialize vaccine
    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. Every year, millions of fish raised in aquaculture die of nervous necrosis virus (NNV). “The disease affects the brain,...
    Posted: August 30, 2016 8:41 AM
  • Marjoleine Kars and Kate Brown win prominent fellowship

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Max Cole. Marjoleine Kars and Kate Brown, both professors in UMBC’s history department, have been awarded prestigious fellowships...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 7:35 PM
  • Rick Forno on preventing cyber attacks to election tech

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Megan Hanks. With the presidential election just a few months away, and a recent hack against the Democratic National Committee...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 7:20 PM
  • Jeffrey Halverson called on to explain Ellicott City flood

    The Washington Post and WAMU radio turn to this UMBC expert
    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. The devastating flash flood that hit Ellicott City, Maryland, last Saturday night was so severe that meteorologists...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 7:06 PM
  • Manil Suri awarded residency from The Rockefeller Foundation

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Max Cole. Manil Suri is one of just 15 leading experts worldwide awarded a prestigious academic residency for September 2016 at the...
    Posted: August 29, 2016 4:55 PM
  • UMBC Faculty visit Carderock Naval Surface Warfare Center

    On Wednesday, July 20th, a group of professors from UMBC visited the Carderock Naval Surface Warfare Center to discuss research collaborations in additive manufacturing and in cybersecurity....
    Posted: July 27, 2016 2:46 PM
  • NovaNext highlights Daniel Lobo’s work solving mysteries

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. Other scientists thought it couldn’t be done. One called it “ridiculously impossible.” But Michael Levin, a biology...
    Posted: July 25, 2016 6:12 PM
  • UMBC Ph.D student makes surprise discovery of system in fish

    This story first appeared on news.umbc.edu and was written by Sarah Hansen. What happens when a scientist gets a research result that flies in the face of their expectations? More research...
    Posted: July 25, 2016 6:04 PM