Researchers gather around a table in their lab.

Supporting Research and Entrepreneurship at SJSU

The Research and Innovation Division works with the entire campus to seek internal and external support for faculty and student research, scholarship and creative activity (RSCA), and institutional projects that support the educational and service mission of the university. Collaboration is sought across disciplines, departments, and community partners in preparing proposals to federal, state, and private agencies.

Our Units

Office of Research

Research is a top priority at SJSU. The Office of Research offers faculty and students a wide variety of services to support their research, scholarship and creative activity (RSCA) while ensuring that research is conducted in accordance with the highest ethical and regulatory standards.

Office of Innovation

Innovation and industry collaboration go hand in hand. The Office of Innovation is focused on nurturing and growing a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship that will enhance the local, regional, and global impact of SJSU research.

Research Foundation

The SJSU Research Foundation (RF) provides administrative and business support to the campus research enterprise. Under the RF umbrella, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) provides pre- and post-award services and self-support program management services for SJSU’s sponsored programs and projects.

Faculty and Student Spotlight

Muhammad Khan

SJSU Undergrad Wins at Annual CSU Research Competition

Muhammad Khan, ‘22 Biological Sciences, earned first place at the 35th Annual CSU Student Research Competition in the Biological & Agricultural Sciences Undergraduate category. 

Eugene Cordero

Making an Impact on Earth Day and Beyond

A Conversation with Climate Scientist Eugene Cordero.

Laurie Drabble, associate dean for research and faculty with the College of Health and Human Sciences

COVID-19 Impact on the Health and Well-being of the LGBTQ+ Community

A Q&A with Laurie Drabble, associate dean for research and faculty with the College of Health and Human Sciences.