Research is fundamental to the mission of UNC Charlotte. New knowledge and creative works change the world and shape the future of the University.

Research & Economic Development at UNC Charlotte strives to advance the quality, diversity and growth of research at UNC Charlotte. We place a special value on the translation of research results that impact our social, cultural, and economic communities.

To our faculty, we are committed to providing a sustaining environment where your research, creative and service activities will flourish. To our partners beyond the University, we are committed to the growth and economic development of the Charlotte region and the State of North Carolina.

Rick Tankersley
Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development