UAH reports record research results of $109.7 million in 2019: NSF survey – UAH News

UAH achieved a record $109.7 million in research and development expenditures in fiscal year 2019.

Michael Mercier | UAH

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) achieved a record $109.7 million in research and development expenditures in fiscal year 2019 (FY19), according to the National Science Foundations (NSF) Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) survey.

The universitys federal research expenditures have increased by 24 percent over two years. UAH had active contracts and research partnerships with more than 90 commercial companies during 2019. The universitys five-year contract and grant research total is $489 million.

This achievement indicates the degree of trust our collaborators place in UAH research endeavors, says Dr. Robert Lindquist, vice president for research and economic development. UAH has a long history of science and engineering research and working together with our federal government and private sector partners to find creative solutions for some of the nations most challenging technological issues.

Five UAH research thrusts rank in the top 20 nationally, according to the National Science Foundation:

Key research areas at UAH include:

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