The Center for Secure and Dependable Systems (CSDS)
Students at CSDS are conducting cyber security research in computer science, electrical engineering, civil engineering and sociology.Learn More
1% of Idaho's GDP
*Source: 2015 EMSI Study
The Parma Research and Extension Center conducts research and extension programs related to production, storage and related problems of vegetable, forages, cereals, fruit, field, seed and specialty crop produced in southwest Idaho.
Partnering with universities in the northwest and the United States Department of Agriculture, U of I faculty members create the next generation of potatoes to feed the world. Their efforts prove successful—McDonald’s selected the newly developed Clearwater Russet potato to make their famous french fries.
University of Idaho Aquaculture Research Institute has been performing research on burbot for 16 years. What started as a conservation effort it is now a research program with a main focus on the aquaculture potential of burbot that involves research in egg incubation, larval culture, genetic modification, health, alternative feeds, and spawning control.
The dairy center helps to meet the teaching, research and outreach needs of the university as they relate to dairy cattle. Classes give students hands-on experience in cattle breeding, feeding and nutrition, handling, vaccinations, calving, milk marketing and other areas.
U of I is now using virtual technology to shape the future of Idaho—from locations around the state. Researchers in Moscow create virtual environments to study weather, wildfires and flooding. Scientists in Boise use virtual reality to better understand autism. Coeur d’Alene teens explore building virtual worlds for gaming and simulation.
Led by the Idaho WWAMI Medical Education Program, Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes), conducts virtual clinics with community healthcare providers statewide, allowing them to solve specialty care problems for patients in their communities. Sessions are focused on opioid treatment and behavioral health.
Deep-water drones and sunken ships were the makings of a memorable summer for Amanda Ward and Devin Driggs. Their research on Sunfish, a lightweight underwater drone being studied and programmed in the U of I Computer Science department, created new ways to collect accurate underwater data while improving the code that’s used to program submarine technology.
At U of I, we teach Cadets what it takes to be an effective, capable and adaptive leader in both the military and civilian world and have both in our alumni ranks. In addition to our ROTC curriculum, we also offer opportunities to participate in the Ranger Challenge, Color Guard, and other unique activities.