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Research Achievements

WVU Research is focused on a wide range of areas such as: bolstering national security and defense through work on biometrics and unmanned aerial vehicles; improving water quality; ensuring the safety of Appalachian food systems; measuring soils’ ability to absorb radiation; investigating West Virginia’s geothermal energy potential; studying implications of Marcellus shale drilling; fighting cystic fibrosis; helping lung cancer patients avoid hospital visits; using video games to help patients with nervous system trauma; waging war on childhood obesity; and much more.

Grants and Funding

WVU Premier Institutions and Facilities


Faculty Research

Student Research