WSSU faculty and students engage in life changing research for our communities by exploring ways to improve daily life, health, and economic opportunities for diverse populations. Our primary research areas of impact include: Health Science, Humanities, Social Science and STEM.
450 Students Supported
$52.9 M Awarded
11 Research Centers
Researchers engaged with our centers and institutes have opportunities to solve community based problems and really make a difference. Together, we are addressing the economic and social challenges that impact our region, North Carolina and beyond.
We're preparing students to become the next generation of scientists, social scientists, and health practitioners. There are opportunities for all students, faculty and community to be involved in research at WSSU.
WSSU Research In the News
September 05, 2023NASA has awarded $1.3 million to three N.C. HBCUs including Winston-Salem State University for data science and artificial intelligence research.
August 24, 2023Winston-Salem State University is making a quantum leap into the future with a $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant award to establish and develop its Quantum Information Science and Engineering (QISE) program.
Winston-Salem State University incorporates 3D printing of splints into occupational therapy curriculum
August 01, 2023
Winston-Salem State University has become the first university in the country to partner with Spentys to use 3D printing technology to produce high-quality, economic orthotic splints and introduce that technology into its occupational therapy curriculum.