Jan. 18 classes canceled at all UA locations; campuses remain open.

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Research Expertise

University of Akron has more than 800 full-time faculty and affiliated research groups with expertise ranging from polymer science to direct marketing and from chemistry to electrical engineering. Companies can find and access this research expertise using the following options:

  • Run a keyword search of UA’s website to find faculty with relevant expertise.
  • Tell us your research needs and have UA’s Office of Technology Transfer put you in touch with relevant faculty.

Contact UA's Office of Technology Transfer

Phone: 330-972-7840
Fax: 330-972-2368
Email: uarf@uakron.eduŸŸ

Mailing address:
170 University Circle
Suite 312
Akron, OH 44325-2103

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