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Students work in a Norris Hall Lab

BEAM's Research Portfolio

The department boasts a robust research program that supports impactful, transdisciplinary collaboration and discovery in 11 distinct research areas. External research grant awards for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 totaled more than $15 million. External grant awards for fiscal year 2019 currently total more than $6 million.

Current funding agencies include:

  • National Science Foundation
  • National Institutes of Health
  • United States Department of Defense
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs
  • United States Office of Naval Research
  • United States Army
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Department of Energy
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Additionally, many of our faculty conduct research in collaboration with foundations as well as private industry partners.