Research

Positioned just behind MIT, DRI ranks 23rd by the National Science Foundation in Federally funded research in the environmental sciences. Leveraged with the University of Nevada (ranked 33rd by NSF), the region ranks 12th nationally.

With more than 150 active projects worldwide and generating over $50 million in annual revenue, DRI’s non-tenured entrepreneurial faculty blend academic rigor and private-sector pragmatism earning DRI a reputation for delivering rapid,reliable, and quality research in a businesslike fashion.

DRI

Division FY09-10 Research Awards
Atmospheric Science
$12,726,000
Earth & Ecosystem Science
$11,082,000
Hydrologic Science
$37,577,000
Total DRI Research $37,577,000

University of Nevada

College FY09-10 Research Awards
Engineering - Chemical & Metallurgical
$3,860,010
Engineering - Civil & Environmental
6,249,496
Engineering - Computer Science $2,556,633
Engineering - Electrical/BioMed
488,653
Engineering - Mechanical
$2,181,620
Health Sciences $6,776,122
Science - Biology $2,004,732
Science - Chemistry $1,806,206
Science - Geological $819,143
Science - Earth Science & Mining $4,765,447
Science - Mathematics $970,220
Science - Physics $6,894,436
School of Medicine $20,660,017
Total University Research $110,171,753