Technology Management at SMU
Protect and commercialize your ideas. Find information regarding commercialization efforts and entrepreneurial partnerships.
Learn about the Project Life Cycle at Southern Methodist University.
SMU students are involved in cutting-edge research across campus; our facilities enable our students to work at the forefront of their fields.
Faculty Awards & Grants
Learn about University Research Council grants, Ford Fellowships, and external funding opportunities.
Understand your role in Southern Methodist University's culture of research compliance.
Contract Management at SMU
Develop extramural collaborations at Southern Methodist University.
Research in Action
SMU is a private research university with a legacy of scholarly impact, creating knowledge and leaders through research and graduate education.
Research Day 2016
Students present their research to the SMU and Dallas community. Sponsored by the SMU Office of Research and Graduate Studies, the research spanned more than 20 different fields from schools across campus.
Professor of Statistical Science, Dr. Lynne Stokes, recently conducted research on evaluating the accuracy of contest judges and on improving estimates of marine fishery yields by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Dr. David Meltzer researches the origins, antiquity, and adaptations of the first Americans who colonized the North American continent at the end of the Ice Age. He focuses on how these hunter-gatherers met the challenges of moving across and adapting to the vast, ecologically diverse landscape of Late Glacial North America during a time of significant climate change.
Professor Sushmita Purkayastha’s research focuses on cerebral blood flow regulation in humans and the design of effective therapeutic interventions interrupting the decline in cognition and mobility in aging and diseases associated with vascular risk factors.
Experimental Particle Physics
Jodi Cooley’s current research interest is to improve our understanding of the universe by deciphering the nature of dark matter. She and her colleagues operate sophisticated detectors in the Soudan Underground Laboratory, MN.
SMU Physicists at CERN
Dr. Ryszard Stroynowski is a Physics professor at SMU and currently serves as a principal investigator on the CERN-ATLAS experiment. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and a past member of the Steering Group of the NATO Science for Peace Program.
Dr. Suku Nair, Professor and Chair in the Computer Science and Engineering Department, is an internationally recognized authority on cyber security and fault-tolerant computing. He is the founding director of the HACNet (High Assurance Computing and Networking) Lab.
Earthquakes in North Texas
Professor Heather DeShon is leader of the Reno-Azle research team, which is researching the cause of recent earthquakes in the North Texas area. Her research interests include earthquake generation, volcano seismology and plate tectonics.