Tuskegee University faculty are conducting research in advanced materials, composites and processing methodologies for microelectronics and semiconductor technology. These areas are of importance in many aspects of human life with applications ranging from energy devices, computers, mobile phones, consumer electronics, healthcare, industrial automation, and avionics among others. These research endeavors have been funded by federal agencies including the National Science Foundation, U.S. Army, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Tuskegee University has long been a leader in the areas of basic and applied research. Today, through such fields as advanced materials, atmospheric science and remote sensing, biotechnology, information security and space agriculture, Tuskegee is finding new ways to advance the safety and security of our world’s citizens. Within its academic units and centers, the university is engaged in many areas of cutting edge research.

The legacy of George Washington Carver, who established agricultural
research and new farming techniques at Tuskegee and surrounding
areas, continues.

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Research Capabilities

  • Electronic Warfare
  • Aerodynamics
  • Robotics
  • Live Cell Imaging
  • Molecular Biology
  • Chromatography
  • Bio-informatics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Computer Forensics
  • Aeronautics
  • Cyber Security
  • Agroforestry
  • Agricultural Decision Support Systems
  • Environmental and Natural Resources Monitoring

Past Performance

  • miRNA profiling in African American Prostate
    Cancer Patients
  • Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals on
    Portable Smart Platforms
  • PEM Fuel Cell Performance and Membrane
    Degradation at Subzero Conditions
  • Transportation Fuel Generation by Sunlight Assisted
  • Agro-forestry and biological forest vegetation
  • Synthesis and characterization of biodegradable
    composite materials

Subject Matter Expert

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Dr. Heshmat Aglan


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Mechanical Engineering


  • Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing
  • Engineering (various)
  • Missile Defense
  • Experimental Aerodynamics
  • Power Systems
  • Data Analytics

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