|Laboratory for Physical Sciences|
Federally funded research institute at the University of Maryland. Research projects include: quantum computing, fiber optics, optoelectronics, photonics, microelectronics, nanostructures, magnetics, thermal management.
|National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)|
Works with industry to develop and apply technology, measurements, and standards.
|National Space Science and Technology Center (NSSTC)|
Collaborative research and education initiative focused on selected key scientific disciplines. Including the disciplines of earth science, space science, materials science, biotechnology, advanced optics technology, space propulsion physics and information technology.