Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
Andrew Sanchez studies Flagstaff trees with students.

NAU's leading research and innovation

Whether it’s exploring deep space or cyberspace, the human microbiome or the global ecosystem, one of the most powerful ways we make an impact is through our research.

Always aspiring

From astrophysicists and climate scientists to bioinformaticists and geneticists, NAU’s talented research faculty are always aspiring to be leaders in their fields. They bring their passion for discovery to their labs and to their classrooms, mentoring students in scholarly inquiry and research methodology, providing unique opportunities for NAU students to engage in hands-on research.

Together, our researchers and students solve the most compelling problems, invent the technologies of tomorrow, and boldly explore the next frontiers of knowledge.

NAU director Amir Arzani studies a computer screen with a student.

Modeling blood flow

NSF grant awarded to improve the accuracy of blood flow modeling

Amir Arzani, director of NAU’s Cardiovascular Biomechanics Lab, studies the mechanisms behind initiation and progression of different cardiovascular diseases, developing computational models that can capture the multiscale and multiphysics nature of cardiovascular disease.

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