CNS excels in interdisciplinary research in life, environmental, computational, and physical sciences that touches lives—reducing energy costs, transforming medicine and health care, sustaining our natural resources, creating new materials, and improving the food we eat and the world we live in. The college’s 400 faculty members, who work across thirteen departments and two schools, are awarded half of the total academic research grants on campus, and are routinely listed among the world’s leading scientific minds in Thomson Reuters surveys. CNS faculty are equally dedicated to effective teaching and committed to mentoring its 7,000 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students. From innovations in knowledge and education, the development of new materials, systems, and tools, to partnering with the community, CNS engages in scientific discoveries and education that make a difference.
CNStrives: Working Together to Achieve Our Aspirations
An initiative to ensure systems, structures, and practices are optimally aligned to advance our strategic priorities, leverage the diverse talents of our community, and support the success of each member.
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