Faculty Research Central
Research endeavors at The University of Akron are supported by the Office of Research Administration (ORA), the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT), and the University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF). ORA helps with research grants and funding, OTT supports patenting and licensing activities, while UARF assists with start-ups, entrepreneurship and new venture development. All work together to promote collaboration among faculty and the business community.
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Faculty Research in UA News
Researchers to examine ways students across globe can collaborate on STEM work
Dr. Shivakumar Sastry receives National Science Foundation funding to develop prototype with applications beyond STEM education.
Mussels inspire development of waterproof adhesives
National Science Foundation grant supports UA researchers efforts to develop a synthetic mimic of mussel adhesives using soybean oil — a renewable resource.
UA polymer, chemistry professor receives lifetime achievement award from French university
George R. Newkome has worked with scholars at the University of Bordeaux for more than 20 years.