NJIT Research Continuity Plan

To respond to the unprecedented challenge to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, it is essential to minimize all on-campus research-related activities to what is absolutely essential consistent with the NJIT business continuity plan.​ Read more.

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The Office of Research provides institutional support and services, as well as fosters new opportunities to enhance NJIT research and scholarship enterprise engaging faculty, staff, students, external collaborators and partners for developing strong leadership and synergy. We are committed to providing interdisciplinary research and scholarship with the utmost professional integrity. 

 Board of Overseers Excellence in Research Prize and Medal

The Excellence in Research Prize and Medal is awarded in recognition of a sustained record of contributions that have enhanced the reputation of NJIT.

The NJIT Board of Overseers is proud to award MengChu Zhou, Ph.D., distinguished professor of electrical and computer engineering, its twelfth annual Excellence in Research Prize and Medal.

 

2018 Prize and Medal Recipients

 

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NJIT Earns Highest Research Rating (R1)

Source: Carnegie Classification

$161M

total research expenditures in FY2019

Through our many funding opportunities, we're enhancing NJIT's research enterprise.

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NJIT Research: Linking Laboratories to Lives


NJIT Research Magazine

An overview of our growing materials science and engineering cluster, where engineers, physicists, mathematicians and chemists collaborate on projects that blur the borders of all of these disciplines.

Read the magazine   |   View our research publications   |   Research News

Research is an integral part of a strong academic experience and a critical priority in NJIT’s 2025 Strategic Plan. The university aims for national and international prominence in research through new discoveries in areas ranging from medical sensors and devices to robotics, to nanotechnology, to cybersecurity, to next-generation materials, among other topics of vital importance in basic, applied and translational research. 

Our research enterprise is comprised of core and transdisciplinary basic, applied and translational research interests through five research clusters:

Research with NJIT

Research with NJIT is a collaborative effort by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) to forge stronger connections between New Jersey’s research universities and industry.

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