UMBC researchers develop affordable incubator for vulnerable newborns in low-resource areas

In low- and middle-income countries, gaps in healthcare infrastructure and high costs for medical supplies and services can mean high numbers of babies dying in their first week of life. Often, these deaths are due to “extremely preventable causes,” says … Continue reading UMBC researchers develop affordable incubator for vulnerable newborns in low-resource areas

Inaugural Inventors’ Luncheon honors UMBC faculty innovators across 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 Vice President for Research, Office of Technology Development (OTD), Office of … Continue reading Inaugural Inventors’ Luncheon honors UMBC faculty innovators across disciplines

Govind Rao discusses portable bioreactors developed to save lives on battlefields

Soldiers on the battlefield and first-responders in conflict zones will soon be able to save lives by using a portable, briefcase-sized tool that rapidly manufactures medicines. Govind Rao, professor of chemical and biochemical engineering and director of the Center for … Continue reading Govind Rao discusses portable bioreactors developed to save lives on battlefields