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Research Laboratories

A distinguishing characteristic of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is its specialized research laboratories. They are designed to enhance the academic curriculum as well as to provide students with unique learning experiences in state-of-the-art technological environments. Students are also given opportunities for independent research and experimentation, and interaction with professionals from the scientific, engineering, technological, and industrial communities through the mentorship program.

Astronomy and Astrophysics Energy Systems
Automation and Robotics Microelectronics
Biotechnology and Life Sciences Neuroscience
Chemical Analysis Oceanography and Geophysical Systems
Communication Systems Optics and Modern Physics
Computer Aided Design Prototyping and Engineering Materials
Computer Systems Mentorship Program


Faculty Curator: Marjee Chmiel & Andrew Hamilton