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  • Engineer Trevor Lujan studies ligaments.
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  • Mwaliko Mberwa and Michal Martinez in the linguistics lab.
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Division of Research and Economic Development

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Welcome. Boise State University is committed to fostering an environment where research and creative activity thrive. The Division of Research and Economic Development leads this effort. We provide comprehensive support for faculty during all phases of the research endeavor; manage the university’s intellectual property portfolio; facilitate relationships with industry for research and commercialization collaboration; and lead outreach aimed at fostering economic development in Boise and the region.


Nov 30 2017

Hani Mehrpouyan

Hani Mehrpouyan Assistant Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering College of ...
Nov 29 2017

Cynthia Curl

Cynthia Curl Assistant Professor Department of Community and Environmental Health College of Heal...
Nov 29 2017

Boise State Students Soar with NASA at the Johnson Space Center

Boise State was chosen among eight universities nationally to participate in NASA's new program.
Nov 28 2017

Intermountain Bird Observatory Earns Competitive Grant to Study Imperiled Owls

The researchers at Boise State's Intermountain Bird Observatory (IBO) are known as global leaders...
Nov 27 2017

Materials Science Professor, Students Engage Girl Scouts in Interactive Energy Projects

Boise State students enrolled in Xiong’s materials for energy sustainability course developed a d...

Video Highlight: Human-Environment Systems Science

Neil Carter with a sedated lion at Gorongosa National Park.The Human-Environment Systems Initiative is a National Science Foundation-supported program in “coupled human-environment systems” — systems in which natural and societal dynamics influence productivity and sustainability.

Team researchers work to understand and solve complex social, science and engineering questions and train a new generation of students to meet the challenges of the next century. The HES Initiative is a home for innovative approaches to research and education at the interface between society and the natural environment.