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3D Scanning Room opens with a 90-camera flash

3D Scanning Room opens with a 90-camera flash UMBC’s Imaging Research Center (IRC) has debuted the 3D Scanning Room, featuring new software that allows 3D models to be created by combining...

Posted: December 14, 2015, 9:20 AM

UMBC Inventors’ Luncheon honors UMBC faculty innovators

Innaugural event's span the disciplines

UMBC’s inaugural Innovators Luncheon, held November 30, 2015, celebrated faculty innovators from across the university who are forging new paths in their fields. Sponsored by the Office of the...

Posted: December 4, 2015, 11:32 PM

USDA designates UMBC a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture

Designation coincides with new aquaculture research funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food Administration (NIFA) has formally awarded UMBC the designation of Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture (NLGCA). The NLGCA...

Posted: December 2, 2015, 10:48 PM

Helping Kids with Asthma Breathe Easier

UMBC team to develop wearable system to track asthma triggers in pediatric patients. An innovative team of researchers working across engineering fields has received a nearly $2 million award...

Posted: November 19, 2015, 4:56 PM

SRAIS Funding Awarded to UMBC Faculty to Advance Research

For the current academic year, ten UMBC faculty received a financial boost to advance their innovative research through funding from the Special Research Assistantship/Initiative Support (SRAIS)...

Posted: November 10, 2015, 8:43 AM

Faculty across disciplines receive UMBC Summer Fellowships

UMBC faculty across all three colleges and the School of Social Work were awarded funding through the Summer Faculty Fellowship (SFF) for this past summer. The SFF program supports non-tenured,...

Posted: November 9, 2015, 5:03 PM

UMBC Research Forum on Climate Change and the Environment

Forum Highlights Value of Diverse Perspectives, Partnerships

UMBC’s Office of the Vice President for Research hosted “Climate Change and the Environment,” on October 30, 2015, as a forum to examine today’s most pressing environmental issues from a diverse...

Posted: November 4, 2015, 8:17 AM

MD Dept. of the Environment Secretary Grumbles visits UMBC

Visit focuses on impact of environmental research, teaching

Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles visited UMBC on October 7, 2015, to learn about the university's longstanding commitment to environmental sustainability through...

Posted: October 27, 2015, 5:00 PM