Iowa State researchers are changing the world

  • A student uses virtual reality goggles while interacting with a simulation

    Driven by curious minds

    Iowa State University is committed to its research mission and dedicated to making the world a better place. Student researchers are vital to finding solutions to grand challenges, with independent and group research opportunities in a wide range of disciplines.

Make discovery part of your daily forecast

Create and innovate with undergraduate research opportunities that are as rich as your imagination. Research experiences -- from hands-on work, to scholarly endeavors, to artistic expression and more – give students a better understanding of their fields of study. 

Science with practice

Students work with award-winning faculty and staff mentors who are on the cutting edge of discovery and creativity, gaining invaluable experience and skills.