University of Dayton Research Institute

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Type Nonprofit
Founded Dayton, Ohio (1956)
Headquarters Dayton, Ohio
Key people John E. Leland, Director
Products Technical & Scientific Research Services
Revenue $70 million USD
Employees 400
Website http://www.udri.udayton.edu/

University of Dayton Research Institute is a research institute led by the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. In 2004 and 2005, the Research Institute was ranked #2 in the nation in federal and industry-funded materials research by the National Science Foundation. In Ohio, UDRI is number one among nonprofit institutions receiving contracts and grants from the Department of Defense.[1]

Facts and information[edit]

The University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) employs nearly 400 full-time researchers.[2] In 2009, UDRI performed more than $95 million in sponsored research.[3] The research institute is nationally recognized for its many research projects.[4] Established as the research arm of the University of Dayton in 1956, UDRI broke the $1 billion mark in sponsored research at the end of 2003. In fiscal year 2005, sponsored research at UDRI topped $70 million.

In 2009, the United States Air Force awarded a $50 million contract to UDRI for fuel technology research for aerospace applications.[5] In 2011, The United States Air Force awarded a $24.5 million contract for the development and testing of polymer materials and paints.[6]

UDRI relocation[edit]

The former headquarters building of the NCR Corporation, now part of the UDRI.

In December 2009, the University of Dayton Research Institute announced that they would be relocating to the former NCR world headquarters building. The former HQ and the surrounding land came under acquisition of the University of Dayton at a purchase price of $18 million.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deltek Atricle". Retrieved 2009-11-23. 
  2. ^ "About UDRI". Retrieved 2009-11-21. 
  3. ^ "UDRI Information". Retrieved 2009-11-21. 
  4. ^ "Did You Know Section". Retrieved 2009-11-21. 
  5. ^ "USAF Contract 2009". 2009-12-12. Retrieved 2009-12-12. 
  6. ^ "USAF Contract 2011". Retrieved 2011-08-02. 
  7. ^ "NCR relocation announcement". Retrieved 2009-12-21. 

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