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Research Overview

Drexel is a world-class comprehensive research institution committed to use-inspired research with real-world applications, and the University's research activities result in more than $110 million in annual expenditures for sponsored projects. Drexel University is committed to facilitating these research efforts and achievements driven by faculty from all disciplines. Drexel is committed to "use-inspired" research and is poised to respond to novel opportunities for research, scholarship and technological development.

Major Research Initiatives

The research ambitions of our diverse faculty, staff and students are motivated by 21st century challenges. Drexel takes pride in supporting multidisciplinary research initiatives that change over time, and that bring together faculty with the breadth of expertise necessary to tackle complex and challenging issues.

A.J. Drexel Institutes

A.J. Drexel Institutes are comprised of groups of faculty with stable, significant and long-term external support that justifies a degree of autonomy in their operations and growth.

Undergraduate Research

At Drexel, we're committed to providing truly unique and exciting research opportunities for undergraduate students. The research may involve a single student and mentor or a student and a team that includes other undergraduates as well as graduate students and faculty. Research projects are available across almost all disciplines of science, humanities, and the arts.