University of Miami

Research and Innovation Observatory Academic Contact:
Dr. Norma Sue Kenyon, Vice Provost for Innovation.
The following research projects, spin-offs, facilities and reports are a selection of this institution’s efforts in the HUC’s 5 key challenge areas. HUC.R&IO seeks to encourage joint research opportunities and foster collaboration between partner universities. If you would like to know more about these projects or see your project highlighted here, contact the Research and Innovation Observatory

Research Projects

Application of methodological innovations capitalizing on the Human Genome Project that affect not only the neurological sciences but all of medicine

Designing infinitesimal
diagnostic tools and biosensors by genetically modifying
proteins and cells

Cell and Regenerative Medicine

The biology, ecology and conservation of coral reefs, with a focus on the impacts of climate change on these ecosystems

Using atmosphere-ocean general circulation models to study the predictability and variability of the Earthʼs climate system

Fisheries population
dynamics, statistics, risk assessment, ecosystem modeling and resource management

Construction materials, their structural performance, and field application, civil infrastructure sustainability and renewal

Reorientation Intervention for Delirium in the ICU, virulence factors in S mutans endocarditis, oral care intervention in mechanically ventilated adults

Academic, advocacy and policy work in global health focused on reducing inequities and improving the condition of vulnerable groups, primarily in low- and middle-income countries and especially in Latin America and the Caribbean

New Statistical Methods to Handle Spatial Uncertainty in Cancer Risk Estimation, Statistical methods for understanding heterogeneity in cocaine relapse, Spatiotemporal calibration of atmospheric nitrogen dioxide concentration estimates from an air quality model for Connecticut

Drug Discovery


Shark Research Center

John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics

Dr. John T. Macdonald Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute

Alfred C. Glassell JR, SUSTAIN laboratory (Surge Structure Atmosphere Interaction Facility)

Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS)

Center for Computational Science

Johnson & Johnson 3D Printing Center of Excellence at the College of Engineering

(Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing)

Thomas P. Murphy Design
Studio Building

Simulation Hospital for Advancing Research & Education

Capacity Building Programs

Miami Herbert Business School Compliance Boot Camp

School of Nursing and Health Studies Minority Health International Research Training Program (MHIRT)

Startup Practicum

LawWithoutWalls – LOW