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.

Now available!

New Research Administration System (Kuali Coeus)

The campus community now has view-only access to the Institutional Proposal, Negotiation, Award and Subaward modules of the system. More... 


Wolfgang Banzhaf

Leader in Genetic and
Evolutionary Computation 
Joins MSU

Wolfgang Banzhaf, most recently with Memorial University of Newfoundland, will be the first to hold the John R. Koza Endowed Chair in Genetic Programming. Banzhaf was recruited through MSU’s Global Impact Initiative.


manSolving the Pill-Recognition Problem

Mi Zhang, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is the first-prize winner of the National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine Pill Image Recognition Challenge.