IUP Research Institute


The IUP Research Institute partners with faculty and staff to provide research administration at all stages of externally funded projects by promoting research and creative activity, encouraging collaborations, responsible stewardship of funds, and award compliance.



IUP Secures $731,099 to Develop Framework to Detect, Mitigate Cybersecurity Attacks in Zero Trust Environments

An Indiana University of Pennsylvania computer science faculty member and director of IUP’s Institute for Cybersecurity has received $731,099 from the National Security Agency to develop cybersecurity solutions for contemporary work habits, including remote working environments.

Farag Secures Largest Grant in University History to Enhance Cybersecurity Education 

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $4.98 million from the Department of Defense for the first three years of a novel project to enhance Cybersecurity and STEM education in Pennsylvania (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

IUP Receives Funding from USDA to Develop Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate Program

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received more than $460,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a specialized Biosafety/Biorisk Management Certificate program at IUP.

IUP Receives Funding from PLCB to Address Underage and Dangerous Drinking, Retention of Black and Brown Students

Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received $40,000 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s Reducing Underage Drinking and Dangerous Drinking Grant program, with a focus on both reducing underage and dangerous drinking and increasing retention of Black and Brown students, while welcoming all students to participate in grant project related events and activities.