Research facts

75th

Ranked 75th by NSF among public research universities for total R&D expenditures in FY22

$352.6 million

Research award dollars rose nearly 22% from FY22 to FY23

$93.5 million

NIH awards rose nearly 9% from FY17 to FY22

$242.2 million

Wayne State reported $242.2 million in research expenditures in FY22

Key research areas spotlight

Arts and Humanities

Wayne State University faculty are engaged in  collaborative research that engages the arts, design and humanities. Through their work, they are transforming cultural, economics and social attitudes through creative projects and advanced technology.
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Cores and facilities spotlight

Lumigen Instrument Center

The Lumigen Instrument Center provides high-quality research and teaching support to Wayne State faculty and students, as well to Detroit-area and the Michigan scientific community.
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Research that's WARRIOR STRONG