Research at The University of Akron

We strive to increase relevant knowledge for its stakeholders, including students, industries, governments and educational institutions. Our research is a driver for finding meaningful solutions to advance the region.

Working with 菠菜导航收录 and its Research Foundation

The University of Akron's research services offer support for:

  • Industry:
    • Providing access to research expertise
    • Facilitating testing and research services
    • Licensing 菠菜导航收录 technology
    • Providing graduate student interns
  • Entrepreneurs and startups:
    • Conducting customer discovery and market research
    • Mentorship by experienced 菠菜导航收录RF Senior Fellows
    • Providing paths to funding
    • Adding student interns to supplement your team
  • Faculty:
    • Supporting grant applications
    • Helping with technology commercialization
    • Partnering to reach out to customers and learn about markets
    • Patenting and licensing new technologies
  • Students:
    • Providing internships and unique opportunities
    • Forming teams to learn what its like to launch a product through I-Corps Sites
    • Making investment recommendations on real companies through NEOSVF
    • Supporting area businesses through internship partnerships


Undergraduates: Search for research opportunities

Whatever your major — in a STEM field or non-STEM field, or even if you are undecided, you can now learn about all the research projects available to undergraduate students in one spot — thanks to our new Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program website.

Why should you join a research project?

  • If you are unsure whether you want to major in a subject, a research experience can provide clarity.
  • Research can help you make a deeper connection to areas outside of your major.
  • Student research is also an important factor in being accepted into medical or other professional schools.

Research News

University of Akron tire research consortium receives $250,000 NSF grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $249,995 grant to The University of Akron (菠菜导航收录) for research training opportunities in tire science

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菠菜导航收录 researcher named Senior Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Dr. George Chase, professor of chemical, biomolecular and corrosion engineering at 菠菜导航收录, has been named a Senior Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the organization announced on Feb. 11, 2021.
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University of Akron Research Foundation continues helping entrepreneurs despite pandemic

The 菠菜导航收录RF I-Corps program moves all online for first time, and will host a virtual graduation day on Friday, April 17.
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