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  • Pengwang Zhai Wins Faculty Excellence Award

    UMBC College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences
    Dr. Pengwang Zhai wins the UMBC College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences Early Career Faculty Excellence Award. This award recognizes excellence and promise in scholarship and teaching by a...
    Posted: April 16, 2018 2:47 PM
  • Sustainability Matters at UMBC

    Co Lab: Help tell the story of UMBC & Climate Action!
    Apply today to the UMBC CoLab Program to help tell the about UMBC's efforts to address climate change through video production! Create an effective narrative about UMBC’s campus, communities,...
    Posted: March 28, 2018 3:16 PM
  • Twitter Spotlight: Lipi Mukherjee

    JCET GRA Presenting Poster at GRC
    Today's JCET Twitter spotlight is on Lipi Mukherjee (Physics, Pengwang Zhai lab). She will be presenting a poster at the GRC on her research about atmospheric physics....
    Posted: March 27, 2018 11:58 AM
  • UMBC Graduate Programs

    Recognized As Among Best in the Nation
    UMBC graduate programs are among the best nationwide, according to the 2019 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings, released today. The rankings recognize a dozen UMBC graduate programs...
    Posted: March 22, 2018 3:46 PM
  • UMBC Physicists' New Discovery

    Unexpected Effect of African Wildfires on Climate
    Clouds play a prominent role in moderating Earth’s climate, but their role is still poorly understood. Generally, clouds cool the Earth by reflecting incoming sunlight back out into space....
    Posted: March 5, 2018 4:59 PM
  • Antartica and Climate Change

    Christopher Shuman (JCET) recently quoted in TIME
    Aerial Photos of Antarctica Reveal the Devastating Toll of Climate Change TIME joined NASA for a series of research flights over the west Antarctic peninsula
    Posted: January 21, 2018 11:58 AM
  • Dr. Ali Tokay Receives 2018 AMS Editor’s Award

    AMS Award Winner
    AMS recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations of the weather, water, and climate community through its Awards and Honors program. Join us in congratulating Dr. Ali Tokay a 2018...
    Posted: January 16, 2018 10:56 AM
  • UMBC Students Take Flight To Study Weather & Pollution

    Multi-Institution Initiative
    On November 16, Brian Carroll and Christiana Sasser, mechanical engineering, rose at 3:45 a.m. to drive to Lancaster, PA. After a briefing, they, a student from Millersville University, a pilot,...
    Posted: January 16, 2018 10:45 AM
  • UMBC scientists measure plant productivity from space

    With applications from farming to forest conservation
    Two researchers at UMBC’s Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) and colleagues have found that instrumentation on the International Space Station (ISS) can collect data measuring the...
    Posted: November 6, 2017 8:58 AM
  • 2017 PhD Graduates

    Congratulations to a successful defense of PhD research
    Dan Miller/Physics: Title: Satellite Simulator Studies of the Space of Cloud Heterogeneity on Passive Cloud Remote Sensing Retrievals. Reed Espinosa/Physics: Title: Comprehensive airborne in...
    Posted: October 18, 2017 12:06 PM