Research at the University of Akron

Research at UA

The University of Akron seeks to increase relevant knowledge for its stakeholders, including students, industries, governments and educational institutions. The University sees its research as a driver for finding meaningful solutions to advance the region.


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Research News

Scientists unearth ecosystem puzzle piece

In northeast Ohio's "backyard," UA biologists discover plant varieties sprout in moderation as part of worldwide study.
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Entrepreneur coaches give inventions market-ready push

UA research teams to benefit from program designed to accelerate commercialization of university research.
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UA mechanical engineering team receives $50,000 to increase entrepreneurial acumen

Program encourages researchers to delve into customers' needs, habits and what they would be willing to spend to solve a particular problem.
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UA robotics team finishes second in lunar mining competition

The team of College of Engineering students designed and constructed a robot to mine, transport and deposit regolith (sand) in a simulated Mars environment.
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