Check out the cutting-edge research we do on the forefront of HCI, social science, information analysis, library science, archiving, health informatics, and more.


Our 41 faculty conducted $4.8 million in externally funded research in 2014-15. Nearly half of faculty grant applications are funded, an impressive ratio even by the University of Michigan’s high standards.

As a result of hard work by our faculty and staff, UMSI enjoys top national rankings in many of our academic areas.* For several years running, 100% of our PhD graduates have found employment in the teaching or research areas of their choice.

Explore this section to find out more about our faculty research groups, student research experiences and Research Administration team.


* U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings, 2013: #1 Information Systems, #1 Archives and Preservation, #4 Library and Information Studies, #4 Digital Librarianship, #4 Health Librarianship (Note: Established ranking systems do not exist for all programs or specializations.)