About

Who We Are, Our Vision and Mission

With approximately $3.5 million in federal research and professional training funding over the last several years; more than 30 active faculty members across seven colleges; and a rapidly growing list of partners, collaborators, and stakeholders, the emerging Forensic Sciences Institute aims to provide step-change advances in the forensic sciences.

Mission
Through innovative interdisciplinary research and educational programs, we provide leadership and collaborative services to the university, State and global communities.

 

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Research in the advancement of new forensic science methods and technologies, and optimization of crime scene processing, with the goal of establishing protocols with statistical rigor.

 

 

 

 

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Education and training for graduate and undergraduate students, law enforcement professionals, and K-12 educators that incorporates innovative methods in all key fields in forensic sciences.

 

 

 

 

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Engagement and Outreach professional training and certification for law enforcement personnel.

 

 

 

 

 

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Promoting Enhanced Public Understandingof the role and impact of the forensic sciences on society, and the need for forensic science research, education and training.