The Division of Research and Economic Development (or DORED) manages North Carolina A&T’s research enterprise, which is among the top three in the 17-campus University of North Carolina System.

Our work extends beyond our traditional disciplines of engineering and agriculture into such areas as biomedical research, leadership development, social and behavioral sciences, health disparities, evolutionary biology and computational science, to name a few.

We invite you to use the links below to learn more about the important role research plays at N.C. A&T. You can also get an excellent overview of the university's research endeavors through our Division of Research and Economic Development 2019 Annual Report.


patents issued to A&T researchers since the start of FY 2019


million in research funding in 2018

One of the top 3 research universities in the UNC system for more than a decade