UMBC’s Office of Undergraduate Education encourages undergraduate research and offers several resources to assist students who wish to pursue research efforts at the undergraduate level. Here are some IS department faculty who have research projects in which undergraduate students can get involved:
- Aryya Gangopadhyay
- Vandana Janeja
- Andrea Kleinsmith
- Helena Mentis
- Sreedevi Sampath
- Nirmalya Roy – Smart Computing and Communications Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site.
- Jianwu Wang – Big Data Analytics Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site.
Read about all the winners from our 2023 Student Research Symposium – Congrats to all the winners!
Read about our Research Spotlight Day 2022 where students participated in panel discussions and poster presentations.
Did you know?
After discussing with the faculty member who will be supervising research, you can register for IS400 – Individual Study in Information Systems, IS469 – Senior Project in Information Systems, IS479 – Cybersecurity Project or IS467 – Health IT Project.
Read more about the course descriptions in the UMBC Undergraduate Catalog.
Finding a research area and project
The IS department broadly specializes in the research areas of Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management, Database and Data mining, Health Information Technology, Human-centered computing, and Software Engineering. You can learn more about the areas and faculty who are currently active in these areas by clicking on the links above or here.
You can also our faculty page and look through individual faculty websites to see their active research interests and projects and ask if there are opportunities to get involved.
Learn more about undergraduate research opportunities such as funding, presenting and publishing your work.