Research

Associate professor Lionel Robert poses with a robot.
UMSI associate professor Lionel Robert's research includes human-robot collaboration.

UMSI faculty conducted $4.29 million in externally funded research in 2017-2018. About 40% of our faculty grant applications are funded, an impressive ratio even by the University of Michigan’s high standards.

UMSI enjoys top national rankings in many of our academic areas. And for several years running, 100% of our PhD graduates have found employment in the teaching or research areas of their choice.

The University of Michigan has been named the No. 1 Public Research University in the United States by the National Science Foundation.