DoD Problem-Driven Research

Baylor faculty are committed to interdisciplinary research that addresses significant challenges: problem-driven research marked by quality, visibility and impact.

Current research addresses DoD needs in clinical and rehabilitative medicine, combat casualty care, infectious disease, operational medicine and more, bolstered by a proven and repeatable tech commercialization process.

Learn more about current Defense research at Baylor.

Oct. 12, 2021
Academic Rigor, Industry Speed
Baylor’s industry-facing service centers facilitate industry partnerships that address hard problems. Core facilities like MTACC and ProtoLAB provide managed services on industry timelines for materials testing, prototyping services and more.
Sep. 24, 2021
A Nano-view For Advanced Solutions
Zhenrong Zhang’s nanoscale microscope development addresses multidisciplinary challenges.
Sep. 14, 2021
Preventing the Military’s Top Contagious Disease Challenge
Chris Kearney is developing a prophylactic approach to address the military's No. 1 infectious disease challenge, utilizing peptides to prevent traveler's diarrhea.
Aug. 30, 2021
Baylor Researchers Uncovering Improved Approach to Treat Internal Injuries
Linda Olafsen's interdisciplinary research utilizes ultrasound technology and malleable wires to provide medics with improved tools to locate internal injuries.
Aug. 25, 2021
Lung-on-a-Chip: Analyzing Advanced Materials and Health
At the intersection of toxicology and materials science, Christie Sayes is working to promote health as advanced materials presented uncharted opportunities on airplanes, automobiles and more.
Aug. 4, 2021
Leigh Greathouse Career Award: Linking Diet and Cancer Treatment
Leigh Greathouse, Ph.D., human sciences and design faculty and cancer survivor, receives $480,000 Department of Defense Career Development Award to study link between diet and colon cancer treatment.
Jul. 16, 2021
Baylor Presents Significant R1 Progress Report at Board of Regents Meeting
Significant strides made over the past four years across numerous metrics have the University projected to achieve its R1 goals by 2024.
May 24, 2021
Elevating the Future of Air Travel
David Jack, Baylor professor of mechanical engineering, is working to arm the aerospace industry with resources to make it smarter and safer through non-destructive testing technology.

Technology Commercialization and Industry Engagement

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