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Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships

vice president for research and partnerships

core purpose & values

igniting and catalyzing  excellence in research and creative activity to change people's lives
Norman Campus

Research Highlights FY23

739

Total Awards in FY23

$210.4

Million in Sponsored Awards in FY23

$284

Million in Expenditures in FY23*
*Reported to the NSF HERD Survey; Includes Norman programs in Tulsa 

News & Events

Kasun Gunasooriya, Ph.D..
Research

Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious Junior Faculty Award for Nitrate Conversion Research

July 10, 2024

Kasun Gunasooriya, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Oklahoma School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. He was selected for his research on converting nitrate captured during the water purification process into ammonia, reducing water pollutants while generating an important fertilizer for global agriculture.

Bin Wang, Ph.D..
Research

Bin Wang Receives Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award

June 26, 2024

Bin Wang, a professor in the School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering at the University of Oklahoma, has received a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.


 

OU's Research Strategy Emerges from
21st Century GlobalĀ Grand Challenges

 

 


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Aerospace, Defense, and Global Security

Our mission is to perform research, education, and service to address aerospace, defense, and global security challenges relevant to our local, national, and global partners. We will foster an inclusive environment that enables convergence research, leading to the development of innovative and timely solutions to critical problems.

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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

To transform energy systems and communities to become more resilient and sustainable while protecting biodiversity and ecosystem services.


 

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The Future of Health

Using innovative approaches, concepts, and applications, we will positively transform the health of all peoples and the biosphere in which we exist.

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Society and Community Transformation

Transforming societies by setting the national standard for convergent, community-engaged research and creative activity.

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Enabling Cross Cutting Foundational Capabilities

 

 

 

Internal Support & Seed Funding

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Big Idea Challenge
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Significant Impact Research Grant Program
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Strategic Equipment Investment Program
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Humanities and Arts in Society Seed Grant Program
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Bridge Funding Investment Program

Research Notices