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STEM Research

The vast majority of the University's $50 million/year in externally supported research may be classified as STEM research, particularly if a broad definition of STEM is employed.  The University's signature STEM areas of expertise are within the traditional STEM disciplines of engineering, chemistry, biology, physics, computer and information sciences, mathematics, geosciences, and cognitive/learning science discipline-specific and interdisciplinary activities. 

Bioscience and Computational Life Science Research

  • Biodevices/bioengineering
  • Bio/nano materials  (including materials physics, materials engineering, and materials chemistry)
  • Bio/nano sensors
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Genomics

Earthquake and Hazards

Computer and Mathematical Sciences

  • Cybersecurity
  • Combinatorics/graph theory and dynamical systems
  • Computer systems and networking

Learning Technologies

  • Intelligent Tutoring Systems

Transportation and Supply Chain Modeling

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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