Our research supports advances in defense, health care, public safety, technology and more, helping to usher in a brighter and more advanced future.

Universities are not only places to learn — but places where curiosity, discovery and innovation are fostered. Our world-class research faculty have brought national and international recognition to UMKC.

Funding sources sampling

  • Children’s Mercy Hospital
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Transportation
  • Honeywell
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Science Foundation
  • Office of Naval Research
  • Qualcomm
  • Samsung
  • Snap, Inc.

Many businesses in Kansas City partner with our faculty on various science and engineering projects. Contact us to be connected with someone working in your field.

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