Our students and faculty are hard at work, locally and globally, revitalizing southeast Michigan and changing the world.
Our professors search for a cure to cancer, explore the growing, underground economy in Detroit, and test technologies to extend the life and range of an electric car’s lithium-ion battery. UM-Dearborn faculty cross disciplinary boundaries, solving today’s problems and building roads to tomorrow’s opportunities.
These will be your partners and collaborators in research. Together, you’ll conceive and carry out projects that impact the regional and global community.
Both undergraduate and graduate students are able to work closely with faculty on critical, socially relevant research. Applied research is in our DNA. Our business and community partners rely on us to help generate real knowledge and real solutions. These projects allow you to get your hands and minds deep into real problems and learn through practice.
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs helps faculty connect to extraordinary funding opportunities that enable groundbreaking projects, like a recent $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy supporting CECS faculty and students as they bring advanced automotive technologies to the public.
3 faculty members are conducting research through the National Science Foundation CAREER Awards.
Through campus programs like iLabs you’ll discover opportunities to work with companies and organizations to build your skills and bring innovative ideas to life.
With help from our Business Engagement Center, we’ve partnered with local and national organizations to help revitalize and diversify Michigan’s economy. These partnerships allow businesses to identify faculty experts and resources on campus, while creating invaluable learning experiences for our students. You can:
The Office of Metropolitan Impact helps to realize our metropolitan vision by working closely with service sector partners like Focus Hope and Southwest Solutions, as together we advance our communities and develop effective leadership.
Chenoweth, an assistant professor of anthropology, has spent years studying sites in the British Virgin Islands. His mission is to excavate ancient artifacts to better understand how these unique objects can shed some light on religion and social identity.
Four University of Michigan-Dearborn students have spent hundreds of hours researching the popular food company in order to project its financial and stock performance over the next five years.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) generates more than 86,000 jobs and about $10.2 billion in total economic impact throughout Michigan, according to a study released by University of Michigan-Dearborn and the Wayne County Airport Authority.
Halil Ozsavli joined University of Michigan-Dearborn's Armenian Research Center (ARC) as a scholar-in-residence to study how Armenians created a new communal life in Lebanon, keeping their language, culture and traditions.
Walaa Tout and Sunpreet Singh presented "Socioeconomic Status and Stress Reactivity" at the Sargon Partners' Undergraduate Research Showcase presented by the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL).