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A Leader in Ambition and Innovation

Binghamton University has built a reputation as a premier institution, renowned as one of the top public research universities in the U.S. for its talent, facilities, partnerships and research opportunities.

Featured faculty research

Distinguished Professor and Nobel Laureate Stan Whittingham is working to revolutionize the way lithium-ion batteries are manufactured.

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Featured student research

Watson College doctoral student Joab Dorsainvil, MS ’23, studies flexible bioelectronics for medical uses. He’s part of a team aiming to bridge the gap between soft bioelectronics worn on the skin and inexpensive papertronics.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

At Binghamton University, every student can be a researcher. The Undergraduate Research Center offers opportunities for undergraduate students to pursue research and scholarly or creative work in their disciplines. The First-year Research Immersion program (FRI), Summer Scholars and Artists program and The Source Project are just a few of the opportunities open to undergraduate students who want to think out-of-the box, connect with faculty mentors and conduct research.

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Innovation Partnerships

New Energy New York aims to bring battery manufacturing back to the United States while boosting the upstate New York economy, with projects focused on workforce development, equity, innovation and the overall supply chain.

Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence

In 2013, Binghamton University developed a new approach to hiring faculty and supporting research by creating Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (TAEs). All are areas of inquiry in which Binghamton has developed strength in research and graduate education and raise complex questions. The TAEs address critical social, scientific, technological, economic, cultural and policy issues that can best be addressed by teams of faculty employing the perspectives and methodologies of multiple disciplines.

Division of Research

Supporting excellence in research and scholarly activities at Binghamton University.

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NYS Center of Excellence

A growing research enterprise

Every day, Binghamton University researchers are making breakthroughs in foundational and applied research that solve critical issues in the healthcare and energy industries, as well as in the life sciences and humanities – making a difference to individuals and society as a whole.

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