Dr. Yanhai Du in the College of Applied Engineering Sustainability and Technology shows students how a spiral fuel cell works

Graduate Student Awards for the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany

The Office of Sponsored Programs is coordinating nominations for the Graduate Student Awards for the Lindau Meeting of the Nobel Laureates and Students in Lindau, Germany. Award recipients will receive a travel grant to attend the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate conference, taking place June 25, 2017 – June 30, 2017. The 2017 focus is CHEMISTRY.


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Our Research

Kent State Biology Professor and Renowned Alzheimer's Researcher Dr. Gemma Casadesus-Smith shows off her lab and students

The Division of Research and Sponsored Programs has long been home to a stellar staff, renowned for helping faculty complete the lengthy process of applying for and obtaining the grants that make great research possible.

RASP staff are working daily to continue to provide outstanding assistance in seeking grant funding, as we phase in a new era for research at Kent State, marked by dynamic promotion of research both internally and externally, attracting new faculty and students with research foci, energizing and uniting the research community across all of Kent State’s campuses; and making research not just part of Kent State’s image but part of its very essence.

Facts & Figures

  • Over the past 20 years, the federal government has invested $355 million in research at Kent State.
  • Studies by the Milken Institute ranked Kent State fifth in the U.S. and Canada in the number of start-up companies formed and patents issued per $1 million in research expenditures.
  • Over 10 years, a $25 million award from the National Science Foundation for a Science and Technology Center at Kent State (ALCOM) focused on advanced optical materials catalyzed nearly $60 million in additional basic and applied research funding.