Local Research Facilities

UMBC is located in the “Baltimore-Washington Corridor”, an area with a high concentration of Federal and private research laboratories. Members of the Physics Dept at UMBC collaborate with colleagues at many of these facilities, including (but not limited to) those listed below:


In addition, the nation’s capital also hosts the headquarters of all federal agencies. Due to UMBC’s proximity to these facilities, many offer UMBC students opportunities via internships and/or fellowships.

Members of the Physics Dept at UMBC also collaborate with colleagues at a number of Research Universities in the local area, including