Developed by researchers such as Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry Joachim Kohn, new bioengineering devices, including knee-repair scaffolds and synthetic nerve conduits, are set to revolutionize medical care. Learn more.
The New Frontier of Medicine
Research Heft at Rutgers–New Brunswick
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, contains the state’s most extensive network of research laboratories and facilities and is one of only 62 universities in the Association of American Universities, a group comprising North America’s leading research universities. Rutgers–New Brunswick accounts for much of the research at Rutgers. Just how big is our reach?
Discovering "El Gordo"
Rutgers astrophysicists and their partners identify the largest galaxy cluster ever seen in the distant universe. Learn more.
A Passionate Faculty
Hear faculty, such as sociology professor Allan Horwitz, whose work focuses on sociological perspectives on normality and depression, discuss their research. Presented in HD video. Learn more.
As New Jersey’s premier public academic research powerhouse, Rutgers–New Brunswick creates knowledge, fuels economic progress, and improves lives in our state and beyond.
Whether it’s a question for our times—health care, preschool education, cancer prevention, clean energy—or a question for the ages—the origins of the universe, the biochemistry of love, the lives of early humans—researchers at Rutgers–New Brunswick are pursuing answers and pushing boundaries.
Their findings make waves within the academic community, and have influence in communities down the block and around the world. The pursuits of top faculty and their teams define us as a research university and elevate us to the realm of the explorers, the trailblazers, the discoverers.
Are you an undergraduate? A graduate student? A faculty member? A staff member? A business owner? A public official? Someone with a great research question? Our stellar faculty will partner with you, as together you seek answers and move humanity forward. Thinkers thrive here.
“It’s a privilege to work with Professor Wei Jiang. He’s insightful and visionary and has really helped me grow. The projects he’s working on have tremendous implications for the future.”
It’s different at a research university. You don’t just learn about theories and discoveries in the classroom. Undergraduates will find plenty of opportunities at Rutgers–New Brunswick to work shoulder-to-shoulder with groundbreaking faculty as they postulate new theories and make discoveries.
As a public research university, Rutgers places graduate student research at the very core of our mission. The breadth and quality of Rutgers’ research and faculty draw graduate students to Rutgers–New Brunswick from around the globe.
More than 175 centers and institutes cover diverse interests across disciplines. Many are top-flight national and international hotbeds of innovation.
The right resources help big-thinking faculty and staff tackle a host of research questions and drive Rutgers–New Brunswick’s success in research.
Rutgers–New Brunswick is a research wellspring for business and industry. Bring us your ideas and see how we can help develop them or find out about technologies we’ve developed that you can take to market.