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Opportunities in Research


American Museum of Natural History Scripps Research Institute, The
Blandy Experimental Farm Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Boise State Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program
Boyce Thompson Institute Tuskegee University
Boston University Mountain Lake Biological Station
Brandeis University University of Alaska Anchorage
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies University of Arkansas
Center for Neural Science, The University of California, Santa Cruz
Colorado State University University of Cincinnati
Danforth Plant Science Center, The University of Idaho
Embrs University of Kansas
Field Museum, The University of Kentucky
Fordham University’s Louis Calder Center University of Louisville
Harvard Forest University of Massachusetts Boston
Hope College University of Michigan
Indiana University, Bloomington University of Minnesota, The
Kansas State University University of Missouri-Columbia
Kent State University University of Nevada Las Vegas
Lonstein Lab University of New Mexico, The
Louisiana State University – New Orleans University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Marquette University University of Notre Dame
Michigan State University University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Missouri Botanical Garden University of South Alabama
Pepperdine University University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Population Biology of Infectious Diseases United Tribes Technical College
Purdue University’s College of Agriculture University of Vermont
Rutgers University Washington State University
Sackler Institute, The Yosemite National Park
Sanford Research  


Boston University University of Arkansas
Columbia University, NYC University of Cincinnati
Hope College University of Connecticut
Hooked on Photonics University of Illinois
Johns Hopkins University University of Massachusetts Amherst, The
Jackson State University University of Michigan
Johns Hopkins University, The University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Miami University University of South Dakota
Northern Kentucky University University of Tennessee
Princeton University University of Texas, Austin
Southern Illinois University University of Wisconsin-Madison, The
Syracuse University West Virginia University
Texas A&M  


Auburn University Texas Tech University
Carnegie Mellon University Temple University
Clemson University University of Arkansas at Little Rock
DePaul University University of California, Los Angeles
DePauw University University of California, San Diego
East Carolina University University of Connecticut
Harvey Mudd College University of Maryland
Lehigh University University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Mississippi State University University of Michigan
Oregon State University University of Missouri
– Columbia
Parallel Computing Institute University of North Carolina, Charlotte, The
Perdue University University of Texas at Dallas
Salisbury University Virginia Tech
Siena College Washington State University
Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology, The  


Clemson University University of Michigan
Oregon State University of Connecticut

Department of Defense (DoD)

IDRESHI University of Arizona, The
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, The University of Rochester
Rutgers University  

Earth Science

Northern Arizona University  


Undergraduate Biology Education Research, The University of Michigan
University of Kansas, The Utah State University
University of Kentucky  


Auburn University Oakland University
Auburn University Re-inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure
Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power, The Rochester Institute of Technology
Center for Dielectrics and Piezoelectrics, The Rutgers University
Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTech Rutgers University – (GET UP)
Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Center for Tire Research South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, The South Dakota State University
Clarkson University Texas A&M University
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels Texas A&M University
Colorado State University University of Arkansas
East Carolina University University of Alabama, The
Georgia Southern University University of Alabama, Huntsville
Global Waste Research Institute University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Iowa State University University of Colorado
Florida A&M University – Florida State University University of Florida
Illinois Institute for Technology University of Georgia
Harvard University University of Illinois, Chicago
Johns Hopkins University University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Kansas State University University of Pennsylvania
Maryland Robotics Center Utah State University
Missouri University of Science and Technology Virginia Tech
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Virginia Tech (LEWAS)
New Jersey Institute of Technology Virginia Tech (StREAM Lab)
NIST SURF – Boulder Washington State University
NIST SURF – Gaithersburg  


Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, The  

International Science and Engineering

University of Central Oklahoma American Chemical Society

Materials Research

Brandeis University Penn State
Boise State University Penn State – MatSE
Clemson University University of California, Merced
Colorado School of Mines University of Michigan
Georgetown University University of New Mexico, The
Hooked on Photonics University of New Orleans
Mississippi State University University of Pennsylvania
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory University of Utah, The
Northwestern University, The University of Vermont, The
Ohio State University, The

Fellow undergraduate students are engaging in exciting research in every discipline. Visit our myMajors page to explore the research projects in your major.

If you are interested in exploring undergraduate research opportunities contact Janet McGlynn at

Jarrett Kealey
Assistant Director | (410) 455-1185

The Office of Undergraduate Education at UMBC