Cover image of the 2020 Research MagazineThe NJIT’s 2025 Research Strategic Plan organizes five research clusters of high significance and societal impact aligned with the global trends in science and technology research and development.  Comprised of core and transdisciplinary basic, applied and translational research interests, the five clusters in NJIT research enterprise include:


  • Bioscience and Bioengineering
  • Data Science and Management
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Robotics and Machine Intelligence

Research is an integral part of a strong academic experience and a critical priority in NJIT’s 2025 Strategic Plan. The university aims for national and international prominence in research through new discoveries in areas ranging from medical sensors and devices to robotics, to nanotechnology, to cybersecurity, to next-generation materials, among other topics of vital importance in basic, applied and translational research.

Research Areas