Georgia State ranks 2nd in the country for Federal R&D funds for Communication

Posted On May 21, 2019
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Georgia State University, per the  National Center for Science and Education Statistics’ Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey for fiscal year 2017, is ranked second for Federal R&D funds received for “Communication and communications technologies.”

The Higher Education Research and Development Survey is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures at U.S. colleges and universities.  The survey is an annual census of institutions that expended at least $150,000 in separately accounted for R&D in the fiscal year.  Information is gathered on R&D expenditures by field of research and course of funds, as well as types of research conducted, expenses, and headcounts of R&D personnel.  The complete rankings can be found at

“Communication and communications technologies” accounted for $205,561.  The top five “Communication and communications technologies” institutions, ranked by Federal R&D funds received, are as follows: