Research at UL Lafayette

Under the leadership and direction of the Vice President for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development, we are responsible for overseeing University functions related to research and scholarship.

These include stimulating and supporting sponsored research, technology transfer and other economic development activities, the operation of the University Research Park and many of the research centers on campus. In addition, we are responsible for building strong, supportive alliances with local, regional, state, and national business, governmental, and industrial leaders that will result in bringing funding, equipment, services and other resources to the University.

In cooperation with degree granting colleges and academic units at UL Lafayette, we work to ensure that the University provides a setting in which quality research is initiated, nurtured, and completed.

January 10th, 2022

Celebration to mark UL Lafayette’s prestigious Carnegie R1 designation

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has taken its place in the top level of the nation’s research institutions... Read More ➝
August 1st, 2022

Undergraduate Research on Display at REU Symposium

For the past two months, several undergraduate students from UL Lafayette, LSU, University of Florida, and Howard... Read More ➝
July 8th, 2022

Research after Hurricane Harvey shows more fish food, larger jellyfish

A groundbreaking study in a leading scientific journal is offering a broader picture of the effects of hurricanes on... Read More ➝

Leading Engineering for America's Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure (LEAP HI) - (NSF 17-602)

The LEAP HI program challenges the engineering research community to take a leadership role in addressing demanding,... Read More ➝

DOE - Lab Equipment Donation Program (LEDP)

The Laboratory Equipment Donation Program (LEDP), formerly the Energy-Related Laboratory Equipment (ERLE) Grant... Read More ➝

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace

Cyberspace has transformed the daily lives of people for the better. The rush to adopt cyberspace, however, has exposed... Read More ➝

Geomorphology and Land-use Dynamics

The Geomorphology and Land-use Dynamics Program supports innovative research into processes that shape and modify... Read More ➝

Unsuspected eukaryotic life inhabits rhodolith-forming coraline algae, a remarkable marine benthic microhabitat

Dr. Suzanne Fredericq/, Dr. Sherry Krayesky-Self
$893,911.00
National Science Foundation

Microbiological Applications for the Control of Preserved Food Production

Dr. Andrei Chistoserdov
$50,000
McInhenny Company

CRII: Cyber-Physical System Security in Implantable Insulin Injection System

Dr. Xiali Hei
$143,043
National Science Foundation

Assimilation Wetland Ecological Monitoring Services

Dr. Taylor Sloey
$223,003
City of Broussard
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