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.
2022 Research Spotlight Day
Research Spotlight Day shines bright for the department. Read our recap and see additional photos of this successful event.
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.
Study of AI techniques for language, vision, and sensor processing and fair machine learning.
Study of data lifecycle processes, big data analytics, cybersecurity analytics, and data mining.
Study of the people, processes, and techniques that create robust software applications.
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.