Through research, UAlbany faculty are advancing discovery in a wide range of fields. Virtually every research project underscores the power and value of connections. UAlbany faculty collaborate with partners on campus, in the community and around the world. In 2009-2010, UAlbany faculty attracted $122 million in research funding.
Some research highlights of the last year include:
- The College of Arts and Sciences, which has significantly increased its research profile, surpassed the $15 million mark in external funding. Researchers whose funding exceeded $500,000 for the year included: Lance Bosart, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences; Kristin Christodulu, Center for Autism and Related Disabilities; Cheryl Frye, Psychology; Melinda Larson, Biological Sciences; Igor Lednev, Chemistry; John Molinari, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences; Li Niu, Chemistry; Lawrence Schell , Anthropology/Center for Elimination of Minority Health Disparities; Hua Shi, Biological Sciences; and Edelgard Wulfert, Psychology .
- Professor Ronald Toseland of the School of Social Welfare (SSW) was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare in April 2010 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for excellence in the field of social work and social welfare through high impact work that advances social good. Dr. Toseland has been the director of the SSW’s Institute of Gerontology since 1990.
Additional examples of UAlbany’s academic excellence and outstanding research are highlighted in the “Milestones” of 2009-2010 Year in Review..