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Office of the Vice President for Research

Interdisciplinary Strengths

OSU faculty and students are engaged in research and scholarship across a wide spectrum of disciplines in both basic and applied research. Oklahoma State is also home to interdisciplinary strengths that have been identified as areas where the university is impacting communities and making differences in lives of our citizens. 


Unmanned Systems Tile  OneHealth Link  Food Energy Water Nexus Link 




Cross-Cutting Themes

Several prominent and growing themes cut across many research efforts at OSU, whether disciplinary or interdisciplinary:

Big Data Solutions


  • OSU Supercomputers
  • State and National Networking

Cyber-Intensive Research

  • Analytics and Data Mining
  • Bioinformatics and Health Informatics
  • Cyber-Security

Community-Engaged Research

OSU researchers connecting with community leaders to jointly conceive and carry out applied research to solve problems relevant to the community

Defense-Relevant Research

OSU researchers conducting applied and basic research responsive to the needs and priorities of agencies charged with funding R&D in support of homeland and military defense.