Research

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 expenditures for fiscal year 2017 totaled over $15 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.