Public Research for Public Good
UMBC is a public research university leading the world in inclusive excellence in research. Our research aims to further innovation in Information Systems through inclusive interdisciplinary partnerships and collaborations. We are committed to recruiting and retaining faculty with a passion for civically engaged research.
The IS Department is home to four innovative research centers; fostering interdisciplinary research and innovation, teaching and mentoring, and community engaged scholarship and service across UMBC and beyond.
Our faculty conduct interdisciplinary research in five complementary, core areas to design, develop and implement Information Systems to investigate real world problems, including climate change, cybersecurity, accessibility, and the future of work.
We are committed to mentoring students in research. Participating in research helps students develop their critical thinking, build transferable skills, and explore potential careers. The mentoring relationships built between students and faculty can last a lifetime and benefit both parties.