Author: Prajit

Demo Session for Mobile Computing/Smart Home Automation (Tuesday, May 12th, 12:00 pm — 1:30 pm)

Dr. Nilanjan Banerjee is organizing the annual demo session for two of his classes: Introduction to Mobile Computing and Systems for Smart Home Automation. This Demo session will be held on this Tuesday, 12th of May from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm in the third floor corridor the in the ITE building. This is the same place where Hi Tea is organized. Please find attached a Flyer for the event.
This event is exciting for people trying to learn about Smart Home Automation and Mobile Computing. Some projects have the potential for commercial expansion too. Please attend the event, in order to learn about the projects, in this area of research at UMBC.

Welcome to the new website of UMBC ACM

We are extremely please to bring to you the new website for the UMBC ACM Student Chapter. Our team has been working very hard on the website and we hope that it would become a platform for information dispersal, about the events being organized by the chapter.

We have been tirelessly working towards starting new events on the campus some of which are already displayed on the main page of this website.

We would love to hear your opinions and advice in order to improve the website. Please email us at our ACM Officer’s list.

Final Hi-Tea for Fall 2013!

We have one last Hi Tea this Friday December 6 to award a 1st-place and 2nd-place winner. The winners are:

Team CoRaL (Steve, Jeff, and Hang) in 1st-place with a $100 gift card.
Team MPSS (Stan, David, and Alex) in 2nd-place with a $75 gift card.

Come out to congratulate these two teams on Friday at 3.00 pm, outside ITE-325 !  They persevered and made a positive contribution to the CSEE Department this semester.

For questions regarding this event, please contact:
Genaro: genaroh1 at

Update: Photos for this event are available here :

hackUMBC: The First UMBC Hackathon!

hackUMBC is the first campus wide hackathon that is being organized at UMBC. It is a 24 hour hackathon for UMBC students held in the UMBC Skylight room from 7:00pm Friday December 6 to 7:00pm Saturday December 7. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and caffeine will be provided. This event is being organized in collaboration with the UMBC Cryptocurrency Club, the UMBC ACM Student Chapter and innovateUMBC. You can read the details about the event on their official website:

If you’re not familiar with hackathons, they are basically 24-48 hour coding competitions meant to foster innovation, bring communities together, and increase the visibility of sponsoring organizations while providing potential employment opportunities.