A Graduate-level Research Facility

 The TIGER Institute is a graduate-level research facility for the College of Engineering at Tennessee State University. Its goal is to help faculty, staff and students conduct research in areas of national STEM workforce needs as advocated by the National Academy of Engineering. We currently have initial partnerships from the National Science Foundation, Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Air Force, Boeing and General Motors. Our current focus resides in the areas of science visualization and computation, cyber-security, smart sensor networking, nano-materials and advanced energy systems.

Our Mission

Our mission, is to conduct sponsored research addressing the quality of life for global citizens within the scope defined by the National Academy of Engineering. This research is motivated by solving the public's needs through innovative grant and contract solutions for the engagement of interdisciplinary faculty, students, and other qualified researchers.

Research Labs

We have four main labs that comprise the sum our research. They include The Biomechatronics & Agriculture Robotics, Cyber Security, Material Sciences and, The CAVE. The TIGER Institute is the premier science and engineering research unit at the university, and a major applied research organization that focus on addressing solutions related to national security, business competitiveness, and quality of life.



Welcome to the Tiger Institute