Texas Tech University

Transdisciplinary Research Academy



To develop and sustain interdisciplinary and interfacing interactions and partnerships (convergence) with the goals of forwarding the research and education missions of the university while enriching the global public understanding of the sciences, art and the humanities.


  • Enlist and engage academics to work towards tangible transdisciplinary research and educational goals.
  • Build and sustain groups that will stimulate others to awareness and discussion of global issues.
  • Catalyze integration of research with the educational and outreach missions of the university.