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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

Mark Poliks, Professor

of  Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, studies designing and manufacturing flexible electronics.

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Innovative Research Facilities

Binghamton has four federally designated centers focus on smart energy, developmental exposure to alcohol, flexible hybrid electronics and battery storage:

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.

Featured student research


A team of undergraduates aims to elevate Binghamton University’s stature by sending a rocket into space.

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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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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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