Faculty in the Department are actively engaged in research, contracts and consulting with many industrial firms and government research labs. There is extensive private external support for a number of ongoing projects in the department. Some of the partners with which faculty are currently interacting include:
Novozymes of America
Becton Dickinson & Co.
Northrup Grumman Corporation
Eli Lilly Co.
Bioanalytical Systems Inc.
Columbia Technologies LLC
W.R. Grace & Co.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology
Applied Physics Lab (Johns Hopkins University)
Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry (NIH)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (U.S. DOE)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (U.S. DOE)
Army Research Laboratory (U.S. DOD)
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (USDA)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (U.S. DOD)
Army Research Office (U.S. DOD)
All faculty are happy to entertain informal inquiries to which they might provide assistance. If you are interested in seeking assistance, consulting or a collaboration, either contact individual faculty members whose research profiles seem appropriate, or contact the department chair to assist you in locating the appropriate individual.
Brian Cullum, Department Chair