The primary CST research facilities on Main Campus are housed in
- the Biology-Life Sciences Building for the Biology Department;
- Beury Hall for the Chemistry and Earth and Environmental Science Departments and
- the Science Education and Research Center (SERC) for portions of the Biology and Chemistry Departments, as well as the Computer and Information Sciences and Physics Departments.
The instrumentation housed in the Biology-Life Sciences Building, Beury Hall and SERC is available for use by graduate or postdoctoral researchers and is subject to proper training and supervision by faculty.
Computer & Information Sciences Research Centers
The Computer and Information Sciences Department is supported by leading research and technology at Temple's centers and institutes.
- Center for Networked Computing, which investigates cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, high-performance computing, routing protocols and sensor networks.
- Center for Data Analytics and Biomedical Informatics, which focuses on information management, retrieval and analysis, as well as data mining, databases and web search solutions.
- Owl’s Nest 2, which provides an ultrafast, high-performance computing cluster with the combined power of 1,500 typical desktop computers.
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education lists Temple University as an R1 institution for “highest research activity,” placing it among the top 4 percent of all four-year institutions in the United States.
In 2016, the National Science Foundation placed Temple among the top 100 in terms of research expenditures, which amounted to $242 million. External research funding for the College of Science and Technology has also increased, growing 85 percent over the past five years to $28 million. Additionally, Temple is ranked No. 18 in the world based on Google Scholar research citations. Five research papers by College of Science and Technology faculty are among the 100 most-cited scientific works of all time. Learn more about Temple’s growing research efforts.