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DEPARTMENTS

Four departments in the College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in different computing and engineering disciplines. All of COEIT’s B.S. degrees offer the option of an accelerated B.S./M.S. program. COEIT faculty and research partners also support several research centers.


Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering
Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering

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UMBC’s Department of Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering (CBEE) is uniquely poised to take advantage of the synergistic opportunities among the multiple fields represented by department faculty. CBEE offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, doctoral and master’s degrees in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and Environmental Engineering, and a graduate certificate in Biochemical Regulatory Engineering. CBEE research spans a wide range of computational, in vitroin vivo, clinical, and field work. Research areas include biomaterials, cellular engineering, sensor development, systems biology, bioprocess engineering, pollutant remediation, and real-time monitoring of environmental conditions.


Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

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UMBC’s Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) offers academic programs leading to ABET-accredited undergraduate degrees in Computer Engineering and Computer Science; and to doctorate and master’s degrees in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Electrical Engineering. The CSEE Department also hosts the Master’s in Professional Studies (M.P.S.) degree and graduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity. CSEE research is focused in signal processing and communications, VLSI testing, security and information assurance, intelligent agents and the semantic web, wireless networking, photonics, and other areas.

The College of Engineering and Information Technology also hosts the master’s degrees and graduate certificate programs in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering.


Information Systems
Information Systems

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UMBC’s Department of Information Systems (IS) offers academic programs leading to undergraduate degrees in Business Technology Administration and Information Systems, and to doctoral degrees in Human-Centered Computing and master’s degrees in Human-Centered Computing and Information Systems. The IS Department also hosts the Master’s in Professional Studies (M.P.S.) in Health Information Technology. IS research is focused in artificial intelligence / knowledge management, database/data mining, health information technology, human-centered computing, software engineering, and other areas.


Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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UMBC’s Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) offers academic programs leading to an ABET-accredited undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, a non-thesis and thesis path to a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, and the doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering. The ME Department also hosts graduate certificate programs in Computational Thermal Fluid Dynamics and Mechatronics and both pre-service and in-service Project Lead The Way programs designed to prepare teachers to deliver pre-engineering curriculum in the middle and high school classroom. ME research areas include design and manufacturing of clean and renewable energy systems, integration of environmental sensors with autonomous platforms, thermal-fluid systems involving multiphase fluids and deformable objects, solid mechanics and materials science at the micro and nano scale using experimental and computational techniques, and biomechanics of living tissues.

 

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