The School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (SCMNS) houses five academic departments (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science) and offers a variety of academic programs within these disciplines. SCMNS also offers students eight undergraduate programs, five graduate programs, four research programs; three research centers; and two all-encompassing student support programs. SCMNS also houses two professional programs that fully equip students for careers in medical technology and actuarial science. Please check the webpage of each department and contact the relevant department chair and/or Dean's office for more information.


SCMNS Graduate Programs and faculty host several exchange faculty and graduate students from Turkey: Dr. Mustafa Yildiz (Aslan, 2014), Dr. Fatma Aydin (Aslan, 2014), Dr. Ilknur Babacan (Aslan, 2015-2016), Dr. Salih Toker (Aslan, 2015-2016), Dr. Mustafa Avci (Pankov, 2014-2015), Mr. Nuh Alpaslan (Rahman, 2015-2016), Mrs. Zuhal Onuk (Aslan, 2015-2017), Ms. Setenay Akduman (Pankov, 2015).

Seven undergraduates from SCMNS presented their research via posters and 2 faculty members [Drs. Pumtiwitt McCarthy (Chemistry) and Ernest Steele Jr. (Biology) from the SCMNS served as judges at the UMBC Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (October 3, 2015).

All four Ph.D. students who were admitted in Fall 2014 to the Bioenvironmental Science Program has successfully completed core courses and passed the comprehensive exam within 1 year of their admittance to the program, which is a significant accomplishment for the SCMNS Graduate Programs.

Ph.D. Program in Bioenvironmental Science produces three graduates, Congratulations, Dr. Muzaffer Mohammed (Aslan), Dr. Biebele Abel (Aslan) and Dr. Erik Davenport (Fan) (May 2015).

Dr. Aslan receives a subaward ($89,843 for 1 year) from Juxtopia, LLC (NIH STTR phase 1 award based on the technology described in Morgan's recent patent application, Metal-Assisted and Microwave-Accelerated Evaporative Crystallization (April 2015).

Aslan Research Group was awarded a Phase 2 Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) grant from TEDCO based on Morgan's first patented technology, which resulted in the formation of Morgan's first ever university start-up company iCrystal, Inc. (March 2015).