The Department of CSEE at UMBC

For more than 30 years, the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering (CSEE) at UMBC has produced the Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Electrical Engineering leaders of tomorrow. Currently, the department offers two undergraduate degrees in computer science and computer engineering with approximately 2300 students, and graduate degrees in five programs computer science (MS and PhD), computer engineering (MS and PhD), electrical engineering (MS and PhD), data science (MS), and cybersecurity (MS) with a total of approximately 1270 students.

The department has 41 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 18 full-time instructional faculty, 15 research faculty, and over 20 affiliate and part-time adjunct faculty, whose research are in five clusters (i) artificial intelligence, machine learning, and signal processing; (ii) communications and photonics; (iii) computer architecture and hardware systems; (iv) cyber-physical systems; and (v) graphics and visualization.

The department is centered in the Information Technology and Engineering (ITE) building, which has an excellent laboratory and computing environment, and in the Technology Research Center, which has specialized research laboratories. You can find directions to UMBC and information on parking here.

A variety of governmental and industrial sponsors including the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Security Agency (NSA), the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Department of Defense (DoD) provided more than $5.5M in research expenditures in 2023.

View our one-page overview in the 2023-24 CRA Academic Member Book and our Fall 2023 newsletter.