Texas A&M faculty and students are driven by the spirit of discovery and committed to pushing back the boundaries of knowledge. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $922 million in fiscal year 2018. Texas A&M ranked in the top 20 of the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development survey (2017), based on expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. The College of Science alone is responsible for more than $60 million of that research, including millions in indirect cost return that is reinvested in new and continuing projects.

$60 million in federal research funding

World renown biological clocks research

Chemistry houses Texas A&M’s second Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Scholar in Cancer Research

Two-thirds of Mathematics faculty have NSF grants

Ranked 13th nationally among public university math departments in research funding

Physics & Astronomy is a partner in the Giant Magellan Telescope

Cyclotron Institute brings in $7 million annually in external research grants

Centers, Institutes & Laboratories

The College of Science is home to 20 centers and institutes as well as many specialized laboratories and active research groups, where innovation by our top researchers has led to groundbreaking discoveries and extraordinary answers to life’s ordinary questions.

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Undergrads Experience Research, Grad School Through Signature NSF Program

Experimentation is the heart of scientific discovery, a process often limited only by drive, imagination and opportunity. Dozens of undergraduate students from across the nation recently seized theirs, spending the past two months at Texas A&M University immersed in all things academic research while exploring their potential for graduate study, courtesy of a signature National Science Foundation program, Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU).

Texas A&M is one of hundreds of institutions nationwide serving as host sites for the prestigious, grant-based summer platform intended to enhance undergraduate participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) research. For eight to 10 weeks each summer, REU students gain invaluable experience in [...]

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