Research

UNC Charlotte is a distinguished university participating in high research activity. Among the 196 public doctoral-granting research universities in the United States, only 39 hold both the Carnegie Community Engaged University classification and the APLU's Innovation and Economic Prosperity classification.

The APLU (Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities) designation recognizes that UNC Charlotte has demonstrated a meaningful, ongoing and substantial commitment to economic and community development, growth, and economic opportunity.

Carnegie’s community engagement classification signifies that UNC Charlotte collaborates with our larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in the context of partnership and reciprocity.

UNC Charlotte focuses a majority of its research endeavors through these centers and initiatives:

Hudson tours advanced manufacturing labs


CCI’s Kreth to defend dissertation


Engineering professor's research on endangered species recognized


CCI's Cho to defend dissertation


CCI doctoral student to defend dissertation


Verma named Distinguished Dissertation Award winner


Researchers to study ‘Natural Resources and Armed Conflict’


TweetChina explores ‘big data’ and social media


University, SSST formalize collaborative agreement


CHHS professor partners with community advocates to support fathers


UNC Charlotte part of $1.5 million N.C. Research Campus project


Heberlig to appear on ‘Charlotte Talks’