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Worcester Polytechnic Institute - 2016

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Research Expenditures

Expenditures by Research Department

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Engineering Department External Funding Source
Biomedical Engineering
Total#: 17 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $1,912,456 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $93,589
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $2,006,045
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Chemical Engineering
Total#: 26 Foreign: $148,810 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $1,827,379 Industry: $192,518 Priv/Non: $62,333
State: $51,233 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $2,282,273
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Total#: 11 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $429,971 Industry: $6,766 Priv/Non: $11,564
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $448,301
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Computer Science1
Total#: 41 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $3,594,365 Industry: $40,070 Priv/Non: $4,041
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $3,638,476
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Total#: 40 Foreign: $130,532 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $1,862,866 Industry: $165,468 Priv/Non: $153,687
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $2,312,553
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Fire Protection Engineering
Total#: 12 Foreign: $70,143 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $1,601,596 Industry: $113,196 Priv/Non: $58,362
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $1,843,297
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Mechanical Engineering
Total#: 51 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $10,274,510 Industry: $100,977 Priv/Non: $1,777,507
State: $43,879 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $12,196,873
Engineering Department External Funding Source
Other Engineering
Total#: Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: Industry: Priv/Non:
State: Local: Total Expn.: $0
Totals:
Total#: 157 Foreign: $349,485 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $17,908,778 Industry: $578,925 Priv/Non: $2,157,042
State: $95,112 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $21,089,342

1The department is outside the engineering school/college and is not included in the totals.

Expenditures by Research Center

Total: Total number of contracts & grants Fed/Nat: Federal & National Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. State: State Government contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes. Foreign: Foreign Goverment grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.
Industry: Business and Industrial grants, contracts, and gifts used for research. Priv/Non: Grants, contracts, and gifts from private non-profit organizations (e.g. foundations) used for research. Indiv: Grants, contracts, and gifts from individuals used for research. Local: Local government grants and contracts specifically budgeted for engineering research purposes.

Dollar Amounts by External Funding Source

Center/Lab External Funding Source
Center for Advanced Research in Drying (CARD)
Total#: 1 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $0 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $54,363
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $54,363
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Center for First Responder Technology
Total#: 2 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $43,204 Industry: $70,403 Priv/Non: $0
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $113,607
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Center for Imaging and Sensing (CIS)
Total#: 2 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $0 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $104,006
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $104,006
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Center for Inorganic Membrane Studies
Total#: 3 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $-739
Fed/Nat: $781,099 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $0
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $780,360
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Center for Wireless Information Network Studies
Total#: 4 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $0 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $21,130
State: $0 Local: $5,535 Total Expn.: $26,665
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Energy Research Center
Total#: 17 Foreign: $145,625 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $505,656 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $56,880
State: $26,241 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $734,402
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Fuel Cell Center
Total#: 1 Foreign: $0 Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $0 Industry: $13,876 Priv/Non: $0
State: $0 Local: Total Expn.: $13,876
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Healthcare Delivery Institute (HDI)
Total#: 7 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $1,151,617 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $59,655
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $1,211,272
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Integrative Materials Design Center
Total#: 5 Foreign: Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $385,698 Industry: Priv/Non: $294,427
State: Local: $0 Total Expn.: $680,125
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Metal Processing Institute
Total#: 47 Foreign: Indiv:
Fed/Nat: $1,618,523 Industry: $98,409 Priv/Non: $1,492,244
State: Local: $123,181 Total Expn.: $3,332,357
Center/Lab External Funding Source
New England Center for Analog & Mixed Signal IC Design
Total#: 1 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $0 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $23,015
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $23,015
Center/Lab External Funding Source
Regenerative Biosciences
Total#: 1 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $334,710 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $0
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $334,710
Totals:
Total#: 7 Foreign: $0 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $1,151,617 Industry: $0 Priv/Non: $59,655
State: $0 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $1,211,272


Grand Totals:
Total#: 164 Foreign: $349,485 Indiv: $0
Fed/Nat: $19,060,395 Industry: $578,925 Priv/Non: $2,216,697
State: $95,112 Local: $0 Total Expn.: $22,300,614

The following text was offered to each school as a guideline for the calculation of externally-funded research expenditures:

Include all expenditures associated with grants and contracts specifically budgeted for externally sponsored research and associated programs and expenditures associated with all gifts auditably used for research. Include expended funds provided by the following external sources:

  1. Federal Government
  2. State Government
  3. Foreign Governments
  4. Industry
  5. Non-Profit Organizations (e.g. foundations)
  6. Individuals
  7. Local Government

The expenditures reported should be only those funds provided by organizations, agencies, and individuals external to the institution. Cost sharing/matching funds should be included only if provided from sources external to the institution.

Only State government funds that were obtained competitively or as matching funds associated with other externally funded programs should be included. State funds that are part of the normal operating budget should not be included regardless of purpose.

For all joint or contracted projects or sub-projects, only the portion of the center research performed by faculty, staff, and students of the affiliated engineering school should be credited to that school. Expenditures for capital costs of research laboratory building construction should not be included.

Expenditures for research laboratory renovations should not be included unless the renovation funds expended came from grants and contracts expressly intended for the direct support of engineering research.

Any portion of academic year and/or summer salary for any researcher that is not derived from external research grants or contracts should not be counted.

Total #: Report total number of individual grants, not the total dollar amount of the expenditures.

Expenditures: Report actual expenditures (as opposed to authorization amounts) in U.S. dollars.

Time frame for expenditures: Report expenditures for your current fiscal year.

Research centers listed as "WITHIN an engineering department" on the Research Centers page (screen 7) of the College of Engineering Profile, will not have their expenditures added to the school's total research expenditures. Such expenditures can be included in the department total, while still being listed for the appropriate center. This allows users to list the expenditures in two areas without double-counting.