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UMBC's Department of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to B.S. in Chemical Engineering, the M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemical and biochemical engineering, and in civil engineering. The Civil Engineering program (M.S. and Ph.D.) is focused exclusively in environmental engineering and water resources.
Research is focused in biochemical, biomedical and bioprocess engineering and covers a wide range of areas including systems biology and functional genomics, biomaterials engineering, bioprocess engineering, cellular engineering, engineering education and outreach, environmental engineering, sensor technology, water resources, and others.
UMBC’s Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers degree programs leading to the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Science; the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering; and the M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. The Department also offers M.S. degree and Graduate Certificate programs in Cybersecurity, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering.
Current research concentrations include signal processing and communications, VLSI testing, security and information assurance, intelligent agents and semantic web, wireless networking, photonics and others.
UMBC’s Department of Information Systems offers a variety of degrees and certificates for undergraduate and graduate students, including B.A. in business technical administration, B.S. in information systems, B.S./M.S., M.S. in information systems (also online), M.S. in human-centered computing, Ph.D. in information systems, and Ph.D. in human-centered computing.
Through these offerings, our students study the design, implementation, and evaluation of information technologies from a variety of perspectives. The goal is to produce solutions that transform data into information and knowledge that is useful for individuals and organizations.
Research concentrations include human-centered computing, artificial intelligence, database/data mining, decision making support systems, software engineering/systems analysis design, and others.
UMBC’s Department of Mechanical Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate programs leading to B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering.
Research is focused in design and manufacturing, thermal fluids, solid mechanics and materials, biomechanics, and others.