Tech companies can set up shop anywhere from sea to shining sea. But why not plant your flag in College Park, Maryland, minutes from the nation’s capital and home to the largest computer science program in the nation and virtually unlimited research opportunities?

Research by the Numbers


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Research Areas

If you’ve ever clicked on a link on the web, settled down for an epic shootout in the one of the biggest video games of all time, used an online map or enjoyed autopilot-like features in a latest-generation car, you’ve benefited from the University of Maryland’s long history of research and innovation in computing.


Our research cultivates collaborations with key partners to address issues ranging from the global-scale problems facing humanity to the challenges of everyday life. These efforts will only expand with the opening of the new Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering.


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Federal Agencies

Such as NASA and the Department of Defense


Private Companies

Case Study

Capital One

The University of Maryland and Capital One have partnered to develop a talent pipeline of students to join the workforce in areas of key national need, such as machine learning, data analytics and cybersecurity.

A cornerstone of the new partnership is the Capital One Tech Incubator, a 7,500-square-foot facility that provides cutting-edge research opportunities in machine learning and data science as well as job opportunities for students and new talent for industry.

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Ready for more?

Let’s talk. If you’re looking to hire talented students, partner with the university for research, or hear more about setting up shop in the Discovery District of Greater College Park, get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to begin the conversation.