The University will initiate and undertake projects and studies which will bear on the manpower needs, the industrial growth of Iligan and other development projects including those needed by the specific industries and environs (MSU Charter: R.A. 5385). The MSU-IIT researchers include faculty members, visiting scholars, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students, and they collaborate with colleagues across the University, at affiliated institutions, and at other research institutions.
Currently, for the advancement of the university, the researchers of the institute provide vast knowledge, insights and solutions in the 7 major areas for research.
- Material Science
- Health & Environment
- Renewable Energy
- Peace & Governance
- Gender and Development
The students will contribute to the university's goal to promote, generate, enhance and develop the researches for the institute.
- Graduate Research Database
- Undergraduate Research Database
MSU-IIT produces two major publications devoted to scholarly discussion of academic subjects and as outlet for researchers in the Asia Pacific regions.