Research and Creative Achievement
An R1 university producing public research for the public good
UMBC Research Overview
UMBC researchers are tackling some of today’s most challenging issues, from climate change to inequalities in health and education.
Office of Research & Creative Achievement
ORCA supports UMBC’s research and creative achievement community at all levels, including ensuring access to infrastructure and opportunities.
Long-term research collaborations with public, private, and academic partners extend our impact across Maryland and around the world.
Established in 1966, UMBC is a fast-growing R1 university committed to public research for the public good.
GRIT-X Research Talks
Hear directly from UMBC faculty and alumni sharing their research and creative achievement through concise, thought-provoking, and engaging talks.
Looking for a research collaborator or UMBC faculty expert in a particular field? Use our search tool to find the right contact.
At UMBC, we are guided by our commitment to “Public Research for Public Good.” Our new publication, Inquiring Minds, shares a selection of recent innovative and impactful work by UMBC’s researchers and scholars.
Public Research for Public Good
Public university in federal research support
Nationally in NASA funding
Federal funding for geosciences, atmospheric sciences, and ocean sciences
Federal funding for the social sciences
Federal support for computer and information sciences
Federal funding for physical sciences
UMBC’s Research 1 Carnegie Classification as a comprehensive doctoral institution places us among the top 146 research universities in the nation.
UMBC Faculty Experts
Looking for a research collaborator or an expert on a topic in the news? Search faculty profiles to find the right contact in any field.
Featured UMBC Research Stories
UMBC is a jewel—nationally and internationally recognized for its innovative teaching and pathbreaking research.