PNW faculty and students work together to answer important questions, from the origin of the universe to the best way to recruit math teachers.
Our Impact By the Numbers
- $8.9 million in research expenditures (2017)*
- $34.7 million in external proposals (2019-20 FY)
- $6.4 million in external awards (2019-20 FY)
- 82 external grants awarded (2019-20 FY)
*2017 data based on NSF NCSES Survey
One of the powerful things about research, especially in the sciences, is that engaging with faculty members in research projects really allows students to apply knowledge that they’re learning in the classroom.”
From astronomy to water, PNW’s diverse research centers drive a deeper understanding of the world around us.
PNW provides hands-on opportunities for students to explore their passions.
Explore PNW funding to advance faculty research and scholarship.
Oversight and Support
See the infrastructure for promoting faculty and student research.
Grethe Hystad, assistant professor of Statistics at Purdue University Northwest, has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Felix Chayes Prize for Excellence in Research in Mathematical Petrology.
Janet H. Davis, assistant professor of nursing at Purdue University Northwest (PNW), was selected as the sole recipient of the 2021 Research Project Grant for Assistant Professors by the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence.
PNW faculty members and students Powered Onward to shift Days of Discovery online to celebrate research, scholarship, and creative activities.