Research Enterprise

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OSU’s research expenditures exceed $138 million annually. This research enterprise encompasses, but is not limited to the following areas:

  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
  • Energy Technologies
  • Food Safety & Security
  • Independent Living
  • STEM Education
  • Toxicology
  • Health Care
  • Water Stewardship
  • Respiratory & Infectious Diseases
  • Biobased Chemicals
  • Educational Research & Evaluation


The university maintains state-of-the-art research facilities, including the:

  • Henry Bellmon Research Center
    A collaborative facility where researchers from various department work together on cutting-edge projects.
  • University Multispectral Laboratories
    A research, development, test and evaluation complex certifying a wide variety of sensor and security systems.
  • Oklahoma Technology & Research Park
    A 160-acre site created to house technology-based research laboratories and companies.
  • Helmerich Advanced Technology Research Center
    An OSU-Tulsa laboratory developing the next generation of composites and materials used by many Oklahoma industries.

Research Expenditures (in Millions)

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