Wayne State University

Dr. Nathan Fisher receives $1.2 million NSF grant to develop autonomous battery operating system

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Wayne State receives $2.2 million HRSA grant

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Welcome to Research at Wayne State University, one of the nation's pre-eminent public research universities in an urban setting.

Through our multidisciplinary approach to research and education, and ongoing collaboration with government, industry and other institutions, we seek to expand knowledge, enhance economic growth and improve the quality of life in the city of Detroit, state of Michigan and throughout the world.

Through our dedication and leadership, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized center of excellence in research. Our faculty lead the nation in many key research areas and their groundbreaking discoveries make a difference in the everyday lives of others around the corner and around the world.


Ranked 55th among public universities by NSF

Ranked 55th among public universities by NSF

Wayne State is ranked 55th by NSF among public universities for total R&D expenditures

Research award dollars totaled over $188 million in FY15

Research award dollars totaled over $188 million in FY15

Total research award dollars rose 23.8% in FY15.

There were 1,047 research awards in FY15

There were 1,047 research awards in FY15

Total number of research awards rose 5.5% in FY15.

NIH awards rose to 264 in FY15

NIH awards rose to 264 in FY15

Awards from the National Institutes of Health rose by 19% in FY15. Overall, federal awards rose by over 15% in FY15.