Three alumnae discuss how their time at UMBC impacted their professional trajectories. Now, they’re paving the way for the next generation of leaders.
Mohammed Khalid was the youngest person convicted of terrorism in the U.S. After his deradicalization, Khalid now researches ways to avoid extremism online.
STEM professionals need to prioritize the social impact of their work. Interdisciplinary teams at UMBC are researching methods to support these efforts.
Ramin Ayanzadeh, Ph.D. ’20, was awarded a spot in the selective Computing Innovation Fellows program, designed to help recent graduates continue research despite COVID-19.
Lacking mentorship during her schooling, Ashwag Alasmari created an organization for women in computer science.
The spread of AI raises a number of privacy concerns, but in a twist, AI can also help mitigate many of these privacy problems.
AI holds great promise for identifying where and how fast diseases are spreading, writes Vandana Janeja, Professor of Information Systems.
Kenneth Harris II helped build a NASA telescope, flies satellites that spot wildfires and hurricanes, and tends data that can predict weather.
UMBC researchers are developing technologies for machines to understand data privacy laws and enforce compliance with them using artificial intelligence.
Although it’s been 15 years and he now works in Silicon Valley, Rahul Razdan ’05, information systems, still abides by his UMBC database management instructor’s lessons.