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Expertise AreasNatural Sciences or Science

This page highlights several of our faculty with expertise in this area. To find additional faculty experts on this topic, contact the Office of University Communications at mediainfo@umd.edu.

Natural Sciences or Science Experts

Sean B. Carroll

Distinguished University Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Rita Colwell

Distinguished University Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Russell Dickerson

Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Thomas Holtz

Principal Lecturer

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Kan Cao

Associate Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Karen Lips

Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Margaret Palmer

Distinguished University Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Steve Rolston

Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Ross Salwitch

Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Elizabeth Warner

Principal Faculty Specialist/Observatory Director

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Ellen Williams

Distinguished University Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Elizabeth Quinlan

Professor

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Mike Raupp

Professor Emeritus

College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences or Science News Releases

UMD-led Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science & Technology Signs $178M Cooperative Agreement to Continue Partnership with NASA Through 2027

CRESST II will continue to foster research collaborations between NASA Goddard and partner institutions, including UMD.

Two University of Maryland Faculty Elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Two University of Maryland faculty members—Michele Gelfand, a distinguished professor of psychology, and Alessandra Buonanno a research professor of physics—have been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors that a researcher can receive.

University of Maryland Names Winners of Its 2020 Invention and Entrepreneurship Awards

Three UMD Students Named 2021 Goldwater Scholars

Three latest University of Maryland Goldwater scholars make 37 such scholars from UMD in the past 10 years

UMD Biological Sciences Senior Veeraj Shah Named 2021 Gates Cambridge Scholar

University of Maryland Grants Exclusive License of Seed-Based NutritionTechnology to Rain International LLC

Licensed technology is example of award-winning research in value-added development of nutraceuticals and functional foods from UMD'sCollege of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Heaviest Black Hole Merger Is Among Three Recent Gravitational Wave Discoveries

University of Maryland physicists help identify merging black holes that may redefine size limits for collapsed stars

New Study Finds Globalization Is Reweaving the Web of Life

Introduced species are reshaping how plants and animals interact in ecosystems worldwide

New Study in Worms Shows Three Medications Currently on the Market May Have Unexpected Effects

University of Maryland researchers suggest worms can help detect potential drug safety issues

DNA May Not Be Life’s Instruction Book—Just a Jumbled List of Ingredients

UMD researcher develops potentially revolutionary framework for heredity and evolution in which inheritable information is stored outside the genome

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