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Welcome and Overview

Welcome to the NACS website. NACS is a research doctoral program that trains students to become scientists by doing independent research and participating in all aspects of the profession under the guidance of a mentor.

People of NACS


As of Spring 2018, NACS consists of 107 UMD faculty, 35 adjunct faculty, 3 postdoc affiliates, 43 graduate students, and 2 staff members.