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Monetary Assistance

The University of Memphis has approximately $35 million in currently funded STEM related projects, many of which are on-going. The total dollars received for these activities over the past several years and funds the University expects to continue to receive in future years will be much greater than this amount.

Key funding sources for STEM research in focus areas:

Bioscience and Computational Life Science

National Institutes of Health ($5.7 million)
National Science Foundation ($3.8 million)
EOIR Technologies, Inc ($500,000)

Earthquakes and Hazards

US Geological Service ($1.7 million)
Other Government Contracts ($1 million)
National Science Foundation ($1.3 million)

Computer and Mathematical Sciences

National Science Foundation ($1.2 million)
US Army Research ($1.1 million)

Learning Technologies

US Department of Education ($2.9 million)
National Science Foundation ($2.2 million)


TN Department of Transportation ($1.3 million)
US Dept of Transportation ($932,000)
Private support ($600,000)

Current key partners for STEM Education Initiatives:

THEC ($1.7 million for UTeach, STEM teacher education program)
National Science Foundation ($1.2 million)
Volkswagen Group of America ($1 million)

209 Dunn Hall
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
Phone: (901) 678-1303

Peter K. Bridson, Ph.D.
Phone: (901) 678-4423

Associate Director
Education & Non-Profit
Judith A. Faris, Ed.D.
Phone: (901) 678-4911

Associate Director
Corporate Partnerships:
Catherine Wilson, Ed.D.
Phone: (901) 678-3418

Administrative Associate:
Erica M. Boyce
Phone: (901) 678-1303

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