Centers & Labs

Our Major Centers

At the heart of our research enterprise, the major centers we support advance interdisciplinary science and scholarship that will have a positive impact on society. Several of these centers involve cross-institutional participation from federal agencies or other academic institutions. For more information on how to join a UMIACS center or lab, go here.

MC2 Maryland Cybersecurity Center

CBCB Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

CML University of Maryland Center for Machine Learning

QuICS Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science

RQS NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

MBRC Maryland Blended Reality Center

MIXR Center for Medical Innovations in Extended Reality

TRAILS Institute for Trustworthy AI in Law & Society

cFAR Center for Automation Research

CEMS University of Maryland Center of Excellence in Microbiome Sciences

Major Labs

In addition to individual faculty labs, we support two multidisciplinary labs that join faculty and graduate students from multiple academic units across campus.

CLIP Computational Linguistics and Information Processing Lab

HCIL Human-Computer Interaction Lab

Research Partners

We also partner with several independent research centers and labs on scientific areas of interest, education and outreach, and industrial collaborations.

LTS Laboratory for Telecommunication Sciences

SESYNC National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center