The Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, under the leadership of Stephen Hsu, is responsible for the administration of faculty and student research across the university. In concert with the Provost, the office also administers the Graduate School and maintains synergy between research and creative scholarship in the education of graduate students.

Be Ready for the New Research Administration System (Kuali-Coeus)

Sign up now for instructor-led classes in Proposal Development, Re-budgeting and Report Tracking on the RA Project User Education webpage. Support materials including job aids, videos, and user manuals are also available on the RA Project website.

Join Michigan State University’s Global Impact Initiative, designed to address the grand challenges through the creation of more than 100 new faculty positions in some of the most promising – and critical – fields of research. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. MSU offers an inclusive and collaborative work environment. Current open faculty positions here.


Nelson Sepulveda

Flexible Device Captures Energy from Human Motion

Michigan State University engineering researchers have created a new way to harvest energy from human motion, using a film-like device that actually can be folded to create more power. More...