Division of Research
The Division of Research is committed to a truly comprehensive university where students, researchers, and inventors bring scholarship and innovation to bear for the benefit of the community, the state, and the nation.
Getting Started: Navigating the Research Life Cycle
Division of Research Mission Statement
Texas A&M is one of the world’s leading research universities. The Division of Research will advance and strengthen all aspects of the research enterprise by implementing an enhanced, integrated, and strategic approach to:
- Capitalize on our research strengths and knowledge to deliver solutions to serve the public good
- Grow our resources, infrastructure, data, and technology
- Align opportunities with potential collaborators and research teams
- Support interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary collaborations to advance research
- Increase federal, state, and private funding
- Provide effective research support
- Build capacity through collaborations and strategic investments
- Promote creativity and innovation, while ensuring the highest standards of research integrity in proposing, conducting, and reporting research, and promote and facilitate safe, ethical, and scholarly activity that reflects the university’s mission and core values
- Increase communication and enhance visibility with stakeholders to promote the value of research and the research enterprise
Division Centers, Institutes, and Facilities
The Division’s research centers and institutes bring together scholars and scientists—often from different disciplines—to tackle major research challenges.
Comparative Medicine Program
Enhances excellence in research and teaching at Texas A&M through high quality animal care at an affordable cost to the faculty
Hagler Institute for Advanced Study
A catalyst to enrich the intellectual climate and educational experiences at Texas A&M
High Performance Research Computing
Computing resources for cutting edge, collaborative, and transformative research
International Ocean Discovery Program
Responsible for overseeing the science operations of the riserless drilling vessel JOIDES Resolution, archiving the scientific data and samples and logs that are collected, and producing and disseminating program publications.
Image Credit: IODP, Texas A&M University, William Crawford
Microscopy and Imaging Center
Technologies in microscopy and related imaging for the life and physical sciences
Texas A&M Energy Institute
New approaches for multi-disciplinary energy research, education, and external partnerships
Texas A&M Global Cyber Research Institute endowed by Ray Rothrock ’77 and Anthony Wood ’90
Assists in engagement and coordination of information security and cyber defense programs
Texas A&M Institute of Data Science
New approaches to data science research, education, operations, and partnerships
Texas A&M Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas
Delivers critical research on disaster risk reduction, support state agencies with data analytics and decision-making tools, and generate evidence-based solutions that help Texas communities become more resilient.
Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society
Unites genome scientists with researchers who study the social, economic, and ethical consequences and impacts of genomics technology
Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience
Strengthens interdisciplinary and collaborative research, enhances scholarship and research funding, promotes national visibility, promotes postdoctoral and graduate training, and offers unique undergraduate training opportunities
Texas Sea Grant College Program
The Texas Sea Grant College Program supports research, extension, outreach, and education programs that benefit the citizens, businesses, and communities of the state. Its scientific research has made demonstrable differences in the lives of Texans and the world at large.
University Centers, Institutes, and Facilities
Centers and Institutes
Brings together scholars and scientists—often from different disciplines—to tackle major research challenges.
Core facilities provide access to state-of-the-art instrumentation, technologies, and specialized scientific services for faculty, researchers, and students.
By the Numbers
in the nation in National Science Foundation (NSF) funding
(NSF HERD Report FY2022)
billion in research expenditures (FY2022)
top public schools in the nation
(US News and World Report, 2022)
1 of 24
to hold the designation as both land—, sea—, and space-grant university and Association of American Universities member