Elevating research excellence

SMU Leads the Texoma Semiconductor Tech Hub to Build a Thriving Workforce

As the only Texas representative among 31 federally funded tech hubs, the Texoma Tech Hub grants access to underserved communities and paves the way towards a  stronger tomorrow for North Texas and South Oklahoma. 

SMU's Postdoctoral Scholars Shape Tomorrow

From offering career development support to providing opportunities to explore industry collaborations, the Moody School's Postdoctoral Affairs Office empowers postdoctoral scholars, at pivotal points in their careers, to realize their futures as researchers and professionals that make an impact.

Discover Data Science at SMU

Home to the O'Donnell Data Science and Research Institute, and a supercomputer that boosts high-computing capabilities, SMU is where aspiring professionals go to advance their skills in managing, analyzing and mining complex data. With close connections to faculty, and a customized curriculum that closely aligns with your goals, you'll gain the skills you need for a data-driven career across industries. 

SMU’s supercomputer boosts graduate research

SMU is making investments in technology to advance research and scholarship. At the Center for Research Computing, SMU graduate students have access to cutting-edge supercomputing capabilities that are powering the next generation of forward-thinking researchers.

Robin S. Poston

Leading for impact

As dean of the Moody School and associate provost for graduate education, Robin S. Poston strengthens the University’s commitment to building a strong future for research and graduate studies and elevating the community of support for graduate students to succeed at every step of their academic journeys.


Suku Nair

SMU's vice provost for research and chief innovation officer

Suku Nair assumed his position in December after more than 30 years at the University. As head of the Office of Research, which collaborates with the Moody School to enhance the academic stature of the University by advancing the growth of research and graduate education, Nair will advance SMU’s evolution as a data-driven university focused on interdisciplinary research with transformative societal impact.


Supercomputing collaboration with NVIDIA

SMU is now home to an NVIDIA DGX SuperPODTM, one of only two universities in the country to boast this transformational technology, enhancing SMU's expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning and virtual reality.


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Investing in accelerating research

With support from the Moody School and powered by the supercomputing cluster at SMU’s Center for Research Computing, graduate students from psychology, ethics, civil engineering and more can maximize their research potential within interdisciplinary studies.

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Investing in fellowships

With tuition waivers, health insurance and stipends of up to $30,000 for up to five years, the Moody School offers generous fellowships to attract exemplary academic talent, drive Ph.D. degree completion and strengthen faculty research. Each fellowship is a vital avenue of support that bolsters scholarly success.

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A $100 million gift for graduate education

The Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies, housed in Frances Anne Moody Hall, was created by a landmark commitment from the Moody Foundation. The school began operations in fall 2020.

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Exterior image of The Frances Anne Moody Hall building