Contracts and Grants

The Wyant College is unique in that nearly all research is sponsored, funded by contracts from industry or governmental agencies. Faculty members partner with scientists, researchers, engineers and administrators from industry, government and academia to conduct the leading-edge research that powers the future of the world’s high-technology industries.

Provided below are a selection of contracts and grants won by the college's faculty and staff. You'll find them listed in reverse chronological order; items with multiple principal investigators may be repeated.

If you have further questions about the college's research funding, please contact the Contracts and Grants staff

Since the founding of the Optical Sciences Center, OSC's faculty and staff have actively pursued opportunities for research collaboration with industry and governmental agencies. This strategy ensures that students have a broad range of opportunities for research during their education and that the College of Optical Sciences continues to contribute to major developments in the field. The contracts and grants group manages 60-70 contracts annually and submits more than 100 new proposals per year.

All proposals must be approved by:

  • Dean Thomas L. Koch,
  • The University of Arizona Sponsored Projects Services
  • The University of Arizona Office of Research and Contract Analysis

Intellectual property purchases or licenses must follow the rules established by the following agencies:

  • Arizona Board of Regents
  • The University of Arizona Office of Research and Contract Analysis
  • The University of Arizona Office of Technology Transfer

Location: Meinel 704

Important Links: 

Arizona Board of Regents

Research, Innovation, and Impact Office

Tech Launch Arizona Office 

UA Sponsored Project Services

Contracts & Grants Staff