Research Areas

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Physics
  • Marine Biotechnology

Total Research Faculty- 105 members

Graduate Research Students (Fall 2014)- 286 students

 Research Centers & Partnerships

  • Center for Space Science and Technology (CSST)
  • Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET)
  • Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center (GEST)
  • Institute of Fluorescence (IoF)
  • Molecular Characterization and Analysis Complex (MCAC)
  • Center for Advanced Study of Photonics Research (CASPR)
  • Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET)
  • Aquaculture Research Center (ARC)

 Recent Awards & Achievements

  •  Dr. Ryan White- Royce W. Murray Young Investigator Award (2016)
  • Dr. Jeffrey Gardner- Department of Energy Early Career Research Award (2015)
  • Dr. Larrabee Strow and the UMBC Atmospheric Spectroscopy Laboratory- NASA Group Achievement Award (2014)
  • Dr. Vikram Vakharia- Honorary Degree from the National University in San Marcos (2014)
  • Professor Raji Baradwaj- Carl S. Weber Award for Excellence in Teaching (2013)