Other Research Tools

SMU offers many different technology solutions and tools that are available to help faculty and students leverage appropriate resources for research. These include, but are not limited to, general use “genuse” compute systems, Linux hosting, databases, SMU-licensed software tools, and much more. The list below summarizes some of the research tools available at SMU. If you’d like to learn more about what additional tools and solutions are available at SMU to serve your research project needs, please research out to schedule a consultation.

Linux Hosting: s2.SMU

The s2.SMU server is designed to host faculty & student Linux web content exclusively tied to instruction and research.


Shared Linux Compute Environment: Genuse

Genuse is a shared Linux compute environment for instruction and research for all faculty and students.


Cloud Survey & Analytics: Qualtrics

Qualtrics is a cloud-based survey and customer experience system that enables students, faculty, and staff to produce and distribute engaging surveys to gather data.


Virtual Applications: Apps.SMU

Apps.SMU provides access to a variety of applications within a virtualized environment. Authorized individuals can login via a web browser, or into Citrix Receiver and then launch approved applications. When launched, an application runs in the SMU private cloud, but looks and feels as though it is running locally on your device.


Statistical Consulting & Analysis - Dedman College

The SMU Statistical Consulting Center assists scholars, businesses, and organizations by applying statistical expertise to a variety of data analytics projects. Through this service, experienced faculty members in the Department of Statistical Science and supervised Ph.D. and M.S. graduate students can provide help in all phases of your research or data related project.