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

Find Funding

Identify internal and external sources of research funding

Develop a Proposal

Budgets, positions, and proposal support

Submit a Proposal

Getting started with SRS, plus useful resources

Set Up a Project

Rules and guidelines

Manage a Project

Services to manage project

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

Institute of Quantum Science and Engineering

The Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering’s (IQSE) research extends into diverse fields such as quantum philosophy, laser physics, national security, nanoscience, bioscience, improved navigation and global and stellar positioning, and quantum informatics.

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 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

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 2020)


billion in research expenditures (FY2020)


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