Message from the Managing Director

Dear Reader,

Boston University has emerged as a significant research university in the past decade. We only began to offer PhDs in Engineering in 1991 and in 2001 our sponsored research revenues was about $200 million. This has almost doubled in the past decade. In the past two years our sponsored research funding from the federal government has been primarily from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Health (NIH):

Boston Medical Center NIH Funding:

BMC: For Projects Initiated in 2011: $38,599,125

BMC: For Projects Initiated in 2012: $38,013,187

Total NSF and NIH Funding:

For Projects Initiated in 2011: $232,590,578

For Projects Initiated in 2012: $231,693,229

Total NSF and NIH Funding Last Two Years: $464,283,877

In addition to NSF and NIH, BU does receive funding from other federal government agencies and from industry. The following shows overall sponsored research at BU.