Labs & Research Centers

Take advantage of the cutting-edge computer and systems networking lab, the college’s designation as the regional Cisco Networking Academy and its relationship with the National Instruments Academy. Prepare for certifications and develop hands-on experience in response to simulated threat scenarios. 

Exposure to funded research opportunities and partnerships with local companies allow students to learn the most advanced skills in electrical engineering. Facilities for research are extensive: The department has sensor and wireless labs, as well as a robust infrastructure for working with big data, the Internet of Things and other in-demand fields. 

Research Funding

The College of Engineering had more than $14 million in active research in 2016–2017. With external support from prestigious organizations including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Navy and the American Heart Association, faculty members of Temple University’s College of Engineering are engaging in advanced research. Graduate students will find multiple opportunities to partner with faculty on innovative projects and perform experiments. Take a look at the full range of labs in the College of Engineering.

In 2016, the National Science Foundation placed Temple among the top 100 in terms of research expenditures, which amounted to $242 million. Learn more about the university’s expanded research support efforts.

Carnegie Classification

In 2016, Temple was elevated to an R1 institution of “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4% of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple’s research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and using advances in technology to make a positive impact on people’s lives.