Faculty Fellows

One Faculty Fellow is appointed from each of the three colleges; CAHSS, CNMS and COEIT and serve a two-year term.  Nominations are sought from faculty who exemplify the entrepreneurial mindset inside and outside the classroom and who are recognized champions of entrepreneurship initiatives on the UMBC campus.

Dr. Stephen Miller CNMS

Ph D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology(1991)
BS, Case Western Reserve University (1984)


Dr. Miller is a professor in the department for biological sciences, having teaching interests in Introductory Biology, Genetics, RNAi, Gene Expression.

To read more about Dr. Miller, click on the link here.

Professor Corrie Parks CAHSS

B.A. in Fine Arts- Dartmouth College
MFA- University of Southern California


Professor Parks is an associate professor in the Visual Arts fields. She has built quite a resume as a freelancing animator around the world, and working for numerous clients including World Vision, RelayHealth, Estée Lauder and the Walt Disney Co.

To read more about Professor Parks, click on the link here.

Dr. Maryam Rahnemoonfar COEIT

B.Sc-  Civil Engineering (Geomatics)- University of Isfahan (2002)
M.Sc- Remote Sensing Engineering- University of Tehran (2005)
Ph.D.- Computer Science- the University of Salford Manchester, UK (2010)


Dr. Rahnemoonfar is an assistant professor in the IS Department at UMBC.  Prior to UMBC, she was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science in the School of Engineering and Computing Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) where she was directing Computer Vision and Remote Sensing Laboratory (Bina Lab). She is the president and founder of the Corpus Christi Women in Machine Learning and Data Science (WiMLDS) chapter and the ambassador of Women in Data Science (WiDS) at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Salford Manchester, UK in 2010.

To read more about Dr. Rahnemoonfar, click on the link here.