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  • CSEE Professor Curtis Menyuk wins Humboldt Research Award

    Coveted international prize a win for UMBC, too
    By Sarah Hansen UMBC Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Curtis Menyuk recently won the prestigious Humboldt Research Award.  Academics from any discipline are eligible for...
    Posted: April 13, 2015 5:38 PM
  • President Hrabowski speaks at Maryland Biotech Forum

    Meeting fosters growth across academia, industry, government
    The Maryland Regional Biotech Forum was held at the MedImmune campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland on March 30 and 31.  The event brought together representatives from government, industry, and...
    Posted: March 31, 2015 11:47 AM
  • Gas flowing from black hole could stunt galaxy growth

    UMBC Professor of Physics Dr. Tracey Jane Turner was co-author of the study discussed in this Baltimore Sun article. 
    Posted: March 30, 2015 11:19 AM
  • Technology Catalyst Fund jumpstarts inventions on campus

    (At right: A still from an informational video about a distracted driving detection system project, available here.) By Sarah Hansen The Office of Technology Development (OTD) at UMBC granted...
    Posted: March 30, 2015 8:04 AM
  • IMET–UMBC collaborative grant program takes off

    by Sarah Hansen Last spring, the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) initiated the IMET–Partner Institutions Seed Grant Program.  The program stipulates that proposals include...
    Posted: March 13, 2015 4:32 PM
  • UMBC-UMB Collaboration Seeks Mechanisms Behind Migraines

    This story covers a UMBC-UMB research collaboration and is cross-posted from the UMB news site. For scientists, finding the cause of migraine headaches has turned into a real brain teaser....
    Posted: March 13, 2015 9:07 AM
  • MIPAR Researchers Receive International Award

    The International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics has awarded UMBC researchers David Salkever (Public Policy) and Brent Gibbons (Ph.D., ’13, Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and...
    Posted: March 10, 2015 3:40 PM
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Workshop at UMBC

    Dresher Center and CAHSS host regional NEH Grants Workshop
    UMBC welcomed the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a regional grant-writing workshop on February 20, 2015. The workshop, conducted by the NEH’s Division of Research Programs, was...
    Posted: March 2, 2015 2:10 PM
  • $50k awarded to CAST team for preemie respiration monitor

    by Sarah Hansen Right: The winners and judges after the NCC-PDI conference and competition. Govind Rao, UMBC Professor and Director of the Center for Advanced Sensor Technology (CAST), was the...
    Posted: February 26, 2015 7:03 PM
  • Yujie Wang receives NASA Peer Award

    Atmospheric correction algorithm aids air quality research
    By Sarah Hansen Yujie Wang, Associate Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD and part of the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) between UMBC and...
    Posted: February 25, 2015 8:56 AM