Wayne State University

Office of the Vice President for Research

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 including our University Research Corridor partners – the University of Michigan and Michigan State University – Wayne State University - - and our research and technology park, TechTown, 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, and we strive to continue making an impact by our groundbreaking research.

This website showcases the exciting research taking place at WSU and guides our faculty and administrators in their research endeavors. We hope you find our website a useful resource filled with stories about our exciting discoveries and new technologies, as well as enhanced tools to facilitate the work that has gained recognition here at home and across the globe.

Stephen M. Lanier, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research