Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science
2013 TED talk
Freeman Hrabowski's talk at the 2013 TED conference is, as usual, very inspirational. We are truly lucky to have him leading our university. Look for his comments on women in IT near the end.
Artemis Project computing camp for rising 9th grade girls
June 24 to July 26 on the UMBC campus
The UMBC Artemis Project is a summer camp from June 24 to July 26 for rising 9th grade girl interested in finding out more about computing. No prior computer experience is necessary or expected.
UMBC to host Computer Science for High School workshop
August 4-7, 2013
UMBC will host a CS4HS workshop to promote computer science and computational thinking in high school and middle school and give Maryland CS teachers an opportunity to share ideas and innovations.
Graphics, Animation, and Interactive Media
For both Computer Science and VIsual Arts students
UMBC has two academic programs in interactive entertainment and game development: an undergraduate concentration on Animation and Interactive Media and Computer Science track on Game Development.
Center for Multicore Productivity Research
CHMPR and affiliated industry and government partners address the productivity, performance & scalability of applications by the continuous evolution of multicore architectures & open source tools.
Institute for Language and Information Technology
Understanding natural language and human agents
The UMBC ILIT laboratory does fundamental research on understanding natural language and develops applications for information extraction, machine reading and creating believable artificial agents.
Remote Sensing Signal and Image Processing Laboratory
Revealing knowledge by seeing the world in new ways
The RSSIPL Lab was founded in 1992 by Professor Chein-I Chang with a focus on remote sensing, signal and image processing, hyperspectral imaging, medical imaging, automatic target recognition.
Center for Information Security and Assurance
Cybersecurity and information assurance research & education
UMBC is recognized by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as one of the nation's Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education and Research
Mobile, Pervasive and Sensor Systems Laboratory
Systems that sense, move, think and act in the real world
Professor Nilanjan Banerjee's Mobile Pervasive and Sensor Systems Laboratory focuses on projects related to renewable energy driven devices, mobile-phone applications and healthcare applications.