Research Centers and Institutes

  • Center for Innovation in STEM Education Research

    Center for Innovation in STEM Education Research (CiSTEMer)

    The mission of the interdisciplinary research center is to support KSU faculty focused on improving the teaching and learning of STEM at both the PK-12 and collegiate levels. Center staff conduct research, provide professional development, and build community partnerships focused on improving research and research-based  STEM education practices. 

  • Research Computing

    Research Computing

    Research Computing provides consultation, documentation, training, research guidance, and data compliance support for researchers using the High Performance Computing cluster, which is comprised of high-end storage and computing resources with pre-configured software for faculty, student and classroom-based research in partnership with the Office of the CIO and Vice President for Information Technology. 

  • KSU Field Station

    KSU Field Station

    The KSU Field Station, managed by the Office of Research, is a 25-acre property located two miles from the Kennesaw Campus. The KSU Field Station offers an outdoor space for interdisciplinary research opportunities and a living learning laboratory for researchers, educators, and students. The goal is to support safe and sustainable communities through research, education, and civic engagement, while also addressing the instructional and research needs of Kennesaw State University.

  • Burruss Institute of Public Service and Research

    A.L. Burruss Institute of Public Service and Research

    For over 30 years the institute has been providing applied research services to organizations throughout Georgia, nationally, and here at KSU. Institute staff specialize in developing, implementing, analyzing, and reporting data that is collected via telephone, online, and paper survey methodologies. Clients are given the tools needed to tackle difficult questions and elected officials and administrators are equipped with the latest data and analysis in order to better serve their constituents.