ISU Office of the Vice President for Research

Catherine Kling is the eleventh Iowa State faculty member, and the first woman at the university, to receive the honor. More » 

Iowa State engineers are testing new concrete technology for taller wind turbine towers.  More »

Initiatives & Opportunities

Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI) — Building research teams that cross disciplines and institutional boundaries to tackle grand challenges. MORE»

Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants (PIRS) Supporting the initial stages of innovative, high-risk and high-reward projects. MORE»

Antimicrobial Resistance Research Initiative — Combining Iowa State’s longtime strengths – agriculture, biosciences, data science – to find solutions to antimicrobial resistance. MORE»

Nanovaccine Research Initiative — Developing nanovaccines and nanotherapeutics for respiratory infections, neural disorders, tropical diseases, cancer, and veterinary diseases. MORE»

Crop Bioengineering Consortium — Addressing the urgent, grand challenge of providing sufficient food, feed, biofuels and biorenewable chemicals for the world's growing population. MORE»

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