NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COMNEW BRUNSWICK ā For the second year in a row, Rutgers University leads U.S. universities in federal funding for chemistry research and development, according to an article in a leading industry publication. And for the first time, Rutgers ranks tops in the nation for chemistry research and development funding from all sources ā including federal, state, industry, foundation and institutional.
The rankings, reported in the Dec. 9 issue of Chemical and Engineering News, are based on figures compiled by the National Science Foundation for the year 2011, the most recent available.
These record-setting figures ā $33.2 million for federally funded R&D and $38.8 million for funding from all sources ā represent a 14.1 percent and 13.7 percent respective increase over the previous year. This year, Rutgers displaces the California Institute of Technology for the overall top spot.