Discover the future with undergraduate research
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Undergraduate Research Program is designed for students who wish to pursue and produce new scientific knowledge.
As a student researcher, you will actively participate in meaningful mentored research experiences that will prepare you to succeed in research at a transfer institution. Participants learn about research methods and protocols, data analysis, and research ethics while taking a series of four one-credit courses. Research students produce and formally present their original research at conferences and poster sessions on and off campus.
Apply for the Program
The National Science Foundation (NSF) S-STEM Scholarship Program is designed to support full-time students in various STEM-related fields to actively participate in faculty-mentored undergraduate research.
For more information, including eligibility criteria, please visit out scholarship program page.
4th Annual Maryland Collegiate STEM Conference
Apr 14, 2018 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Howard Community College
New Horizons: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going
Feb 20, 2018 - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - SET 101
Past Research Projects
Some of the projects that students have worked on include:
- The development of a wearable carbon dioxide sensor to measure indoor air quality.
- Building upon 3D printing know-how, including testing of temperature, orientation, polymer, deposition timing, and post-print UV exposure effects.
- Measurement of environmental influence on water quality in two Howard County, Patapsco watersheds.
- Monitoring bacterial community dynamics in campus surface waters.
- Measuring the dynamics of a variable length in a double pendulum.
- Understanding induced preferences in the oligophagous tobacco hornworm.