Georgia State faculty earned a record $150.2 million in external research funding in fiscal year 2020, the sixth consecutive year that funding has exceeded $100 million.
Georgia State is among the nation’s top 115 public and private universities in the Carnegie Foundation’s elite category of Highest Research Activity.
The National Science Foundation ranks Georgia State 78th out of 408 public universities in the U.S. for research expenditures.
Georgia State scientists are unraveling how the coronavirus operates, searching for effective treatments, diving into the pandemic’s impact on the economy and society — and running one of the state’s largest virus testing operations.
Across campus, Georgia State scientists are earning investment for their innovative work. Our faculty received $150.2 million in research funding in fiscal year 2020, setting an institutional record.
– Susan Shows, President, Georgia Research Alliance