UMBC has an annual research portfolio of about $75 million.
We are rapidly growing successful partnerships with federal and state agencies, foundations, and the private sector to create a space where all UMBC researchers—including graduate students— can make a difference through their work.
Our faculty have received a wide range of prestigious honors, including Fulbright and Guggenheim fellowships, National Science Foundation CAREER Awards, Presidential Early Career Awards in Science and Engineering (PECASE), HHMI Investigator awards, and a Distinguished Public Service Medal from NASA.
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UMBC’s research environment is rich with opportunity to collaborate, innovate, and examine ways of addressing the world’s environmental, technological, political, economic and social challenges.
Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral University with Higher Research Activity, UMBC annual research portfolio is $75 million, a remarkable achievement in just 50 years of existence. We are rapidly growing more successful partnerships with federal and state agencies, foundations and the private sector, to create a space where our students, faculty, and alumni can make a difference through their work.