Research and innovation
Start conducting research today
Undergraduate and graduate students in the Fulton Schools of Engineering are highly encouraged to pursue a research project during their studies. Students gain skills and abilities that will help them develop their interests and be attractive to future employers and graduate programs.
- Contribute to the creation of new knowledge
- Develop relationships with faculty members, research faculty, graduate students, and post-doc researchers
- Gain new knowledge outside of the classroom to help in the classroom
- Improve your oral and written communication skills
- Improve your critical thinking and analytical skills
Most of all, your time in the research lab can help you clarify your career goals and prepare for the next step after graduation.
Are you a graduate or undergraduate student?
Check out the Fulton Schools research opportunities specifically for graduate and undergraduate students.
Get inspired, meet our mentors
No matter what kind of research you are interested in, you’ve got a long line of Fulton Schools students and mentors who can inspire you!
Check out the most recent Fulton Forge Student Research Expo projects, and learn more about the kind of research you can do, and the mentors who have guided our students.
Conduct research while innovating, serving, traveling or socializing
By participating in the following opportunities, your research will be applied to a greater purpose. These undergraduate and graduate experiences will help you grow professionally and personally while you get research experience.
E+I @ Fulton
Entrepreneurship + Innovation at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering empowers all undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni to leverage an entrepreneurial mindset to advance their ideas for the benefit of our economy and society.
Engineering Projects in Community Service
Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to put their brain power towards EPICS, a social engineering and entrepreneurship program, that employs student teams to solve engineering problems faced by society both locally and globally.
Experiential Learning Grant
The Experiential Learning Grant (ELG) is a funding source to help Fulton Schools students travel to extracurricular experiences, such as conferences or study abroad.
Being connected with a student organization helps students build lasting friendships, develop invaluable career skills and gain industry connections.
Find the right student organization for you on our student org directory.
More innovation opportunities
Design, build, and implement innovative solutions to challenging problems.
Design, build, and implement innovative solutions to challenging problems submitted by community, industry and University partners.
Got an idea for a revolutionary hard tech venture? Put your idea to the test and win the funding you need to make it a reality.
Maker spaces and project resources
Fulton Schools 3D Print and Laser Cutter Lab
Manufacturing Research and Innovation Hub
Device and Usability Learning Lab (DULL)
Present your research at the
Fulton Forge Student Research Expo
The Fulton Forge Student Research Expo is a public showcase of independent research performed by Fulton Schools undergraduate and graduate students.
Students who participate in our three primary research programs are invited to present their findings each semester at the Expo.