JCSU Research Initiatives

JCSU is serious about providing our students with the most current, valid and reliable research methods and tools. 

Smith Institute for Applied Research

There is research going on in all three colleges, and various departments including HBCU-UP, and Smith Institute for Applied Research. Smith Institute is the driving force behind awarding pilot funding for faculty led and student mentored research, awards pilot funding grants to faculty. These grants support not only  faculty led projects, but paid student internships as well.                                                          

The Smith Institute is made up of four Centers of Excellence.

Learn more about the Smith Institute here.

Learn more about the Centers of Excellence here.

Research Resources

We provide several resources to aid in your research.  Smith Institute directs the MACMAS Lab, a state-of-the-art computational modeling and simulations facility.  

Learn more about resources available to students here.