opportunities are available for student research in faculty labs in
the science departments at UMBC (all of the departments listed at the
left). This research can be for credit (e.g., BIOL 499; CHEM 499, etc)
or on a volunteer basis. Students should contact individual faculty
whose research is of interest.
Key Information & Dates - UMBC Research Opportunities
application will be available early in 2010
for summer research opportunities at UMBC.
Refer to each of the programs below for their
HHMI Scholars Program
Provost's Undergraduate Research Award
Research Assistantships in CSEE
In the past few years, undergraduate research has become a very hot
topic, and is considered very important in the curriculum of science
Department of Biological Sciences at UMBC works to provide research
opportunities to talented undergraduates.
summer 40-50 students present their research at the Annual UMBC Summer
Undergraduate Research Fest held in August.
of these students were involved in programs supported by Life Sciences Department
programs including: the Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC)
Program at UMBC funded by the National Institute of General Medical
Sciences, NIH and a grant from the National Institutes of Health
(NIH) to support more students under UMBC's BSURE undergraduate
opportunities for undegraduate research at UMBC include the HHMI
Scholars Program; physics
Undergraduate Research Award.
of the CSEE faculty have active research programs in their respective
areas of specialization in Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
or Electrical Engineering. The experience of working on state-of-the-art
research in one of the faculty’s labs is an excellent addition
to the normal coursework, and shows well on a resume, particularly
for graduate schools. CSEE