DEPARTMENTS & CENTERS
of Natural and Mathematical Sciences (CNMS) is comprised of five
departments and administers close to half the Ph.D. programs at UMBC.
Details about these programs can be obtained via the following department
links or from links on the UMBC
Sciences - Dr. Philip Farabaugh, Professor and Chair
and Biochemistry -
Dr. Rich Karpel, Professor and Associate Chair
Mathematics and Statistics -
Dr. Nagaraj K. Neerchal, Professor and Chair
Marine Biotechnology - Dr. Yonathan Zohar, Professor and Chair
Physics - Dr. L. Michael
Hayden, Professor and Chair
Center for Space Science and Technology (CSST) - Dr. Ian George, Associate Professor of Physics, Director
CSST is the UMBC part of the Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology (CRESST) which is a consortium consisting of UMBC, UMCP, and USRA, funded by a cooperative agreement with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Institute of Fluorescence - Dr. Chris Geddes, Professor and Director
CNMS faculty members receive millions of dollars per year in extramural and other support and many have research
programs that are also intimately connected with several of the major
research centers at UMBC, including the Joint
Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET), the Goddard
Earth Sciences and Technology Center (GEST), the
Center for Advanced Study of Photonics Research (CASPR), and the
Joint Center for Astrophysics (JCA).
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