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University of Michigan School of Information



Lionel Robert at MCity

Research areas

Faculty at the University of Michigan School of Information conduct research in a wide range of topics at the intersection of information, people and technology.

Student research

A selection of opportunities for students to get involved in research at UMSI and the University of Michigan. 

Research centers and groups

These groups focus on specific research outcomes within the information science field and are led by UMSI faculty.

Community impact research

Much of the research conducted by the UMSI faculty takes place off campus in the wider world, addressing real-world problems like improving maternal health, inspiring young women in STEM fields, exploring the privacy implications of artificial intelligence, or making fresh, nutritious foods available in urban “food deserts.”