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Research and Community Leadership

World-class research and opportunities for innovation.

For over 100 years, the University of Dayton has been at the forefront of advanced research. And with more than $117 million in sponsored engineering research, rigorous academic investigation through our centers and institutes and partnerships within the Dayton community and around the globe, we continue to pave the way to a better world.

#1

among Catholic universities for sponsored engineering R&D

#2

nationally for federally-funded materials R&D

$117.6

million in research sponsorship in 2016

40+

centers and institutes that make an impact

Forward Momentum

Our volume of research speaks volumes about us. Explore our research.

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Office for Research

Service. Scholarship. Understanding the world around us. At UD, we aim to shape the research, scholarship and artistic creation of tomorrow.

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Centers and Institutes

More than 40 centers and institutes work across all academic disciplines to change communities and change the world.

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Partnerships

Over the years we have partnered with some of the world's largest Fortune 500 companies, helping us to become a more remarkably proactive, forward-thinking university.

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University of Dayton Research Institute

At UDRI, researchers develop and transition technologies into applications - advancing science while benefiting mankind. The institute has conducted $2 billion of sponsored research over the past 60 years.

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