At The Catholic University of America, our faculty and students are immersed in a culture of research. In fact, every year, we spend a whole day celebrating the work going on at the University in our annual Research Day. Whether you’re an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student, opportunities abound for you to participate in cutting-edge research projects in every program of study.
Here you'll find just a sample of what's going on at CatholicU.
The Catholic University of America has received a $64.1 million research award from NASA to fund a cooperative agreement with CatholicU’s Institute for Astrophysics and Computational Sciences and five other local partnersLearn More
A beehive tracking device designed by Catholic University engineering students has now been in use by a local beekeeper for more than two years.Learn More
Students and researchers at Catholic University were surprised to see a robotic dog trotting around campus in front of Hannan Hall on Thursday, July 24.Learn More
More and more women are pursuing traditionally male-dominated fields in STEM. The School of Engineering fosters their careers and boasts a student body representing women at twice the national average.Learn More
Urban Design Studio graduate course included assignments to design spaces for safe gathering in a time of social distancing.Learn More
Research takes place in all 12 of our schools. Explore the research projects currently underway and meet the faculty leading those projects.