Mission of FRDI



FRDI – Mission and Structure

Mission: Develop partnerships to help industry in the Northeast Ohio region and beyond to acquire and maintain a competitive edge through the activities at the FRDI


Structure: FRDI shall be a one-stop engineering R&D support entity involving expert faculty, engaged students, dedicated staff and physical facilities.

The Institute has four major units, namely:


  • Interdisciplinary Joint Research Projects with Industry


  • Service Learning


  • Industry Services and Contracts


  • Industry Outreach