Federal Funds Survey FY 1994, 1995, and 1996, Vol. XLIV

Detailed Statistical Tables

Applied Research Performed at Universities and Colleges-Agency and Field of Science and Engineering


      TABLE C-71.  FEDERAL OBLIGATIONS FOR APPLIED RESEARCH PERFORMED AT
   UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES, BY DETAILED FIELD OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:
           FISCAL YEARS 1994, 1995, AND 1996 [DOLLARS IN THOUSANDS]

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                                             |               |           ESTIMATES
      FIELD OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING       |     1994      |
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                                             |               |               |
                                             |               |     1995      |     1996
                                             |               |               |
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  TOTAL, ALL FIELDS .........................|   2,970,375   |   3,061,411   |   3,097,242
                                             |               |               |
LIFE SCIENCES, TOTAL ........................|   1,872,692   |   1,919,273   |   1,957,849
  BIOLOGICAL (EXCLUDING ENVIRONMENTAL) ......|     779,076   |     798,023   |     826,018
  ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY .....................|      50,575   |      49,143   |      47,898
  AGRICULTURAL ..............................|      76,989   |      75,721   |      73,866
  MEDICAL ...................................|     939,138   |     962,688   |     977,143
  LIFE SCIENCES, N.E.C ......................|      26,914   |      33,698   |      32,924
                                             |               |               |
PSYCHOLOGY, TOTAL ...........................|     141,126   |     142,929   |     147,769
  BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS ........................|         175   |         533   |         517
  SOCIAL ASPECTS ............................|       5,623   |       5,636   |       5,424
  PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|     135,328   |     136,760   |     141,828
                                             |               |               |
PHYSICAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ....................|     235,076   |     253,708   |     252,026
  ASTRONOMY .................................|      13,045   |      13,508   |      13,508
  CHEMISTRY .................................|      52,890   |      57,938   |      56,765
  PHYSICS ...................................|     158,856   |     170,147   |     169,709
  PHYSICAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. .................|      10,285   |      12,115   |      12,044
                                             |               |               |
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ...............|      34,623   |      38,722   |      24,404
  ATMOSPHERIC ...............................|       8,842   |       9,163   |       8,812
  GEOLOGICAL ................................|       5,731   |       7,001   |       6,144
  OCEANOGRAPHY ..............................|       2,389   |       2,327   |       2,264
  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ............|      17,661   |      20,231   |       7,184
                                             |               |               |
MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, TOTAL ......|     189,814   |     190,429   |     211,942
  MATHEMATICS ...............................|      10,019   |      10,347   |       9,138
  COMPUTER SCIENCES .........................|     168,493   |     170,969   |     194,280
  MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...|      11,302   |       9,113   |       8,524
                                             |               |               |
ENGINEERING, TOTAL ..........................|     269,555   |     271,227   |     254,878
  AERONAUTICAL ..............................|       9,592   |      10,925   |      11,637
  ASTRONAUTICAL .............................|       9,407   |      10,259   |       9,872
  CHEMICAL ..................................|      23,365   |      24,331   |      21,434
  CIVIL .....................................|      10,495   |       8,823   |       8,860
                                             |               |               |
  ELECTRICAL ................................|      39,004   |      42,118   |      41,514
  MECHANICAL ................................|      20,694   |      17,476   |      17,628
  METALLURGY & MATERIALS ....................|      64,291   |      50,430   |      47,471
  ENGINEERING, N.E.C. .......................|      92,707   |     106,865   |      96,462
                                             |               |               |
SOCIAL SCIENCES, TOTAL ......................|     104,136   |     108,667   |     110,028
  ANTHROPOLOGY ..............................|         759   |         939   |       1,007
  ECONOMICS .................................|      35,498   |      35,044   |      31,533
  POLITICAL SCIENCE .........................|         442   |         517   |         557
  SOCIOLOGY .................................|      20,240   |      21,337   |      24,471
  SOCIAL SCIENCES, N.E.C. ...................|      47,197   |      50,830   |      52,460
                                             |               |               |
OTHER SCIENCES, N.E.C. ......................|     123,353   |     136,456   |     138,346
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NOTES:    ONLY THE FOLLOWING SIX AGENCIES ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT TO THIS
    SECTION OF
THE SURVEY: THE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE, DEFENSE, ENERGY, AND HEALTH
    AND HUMAN SERVICES; THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION;
    AND THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION. THE APPLIED RESEARCH OBLIGATIONS OF
    THE SIX AGENCIES INCLUDED IN THIS TABLE REPRESENT APPROXIMATELY 90
    PERCENT OF TOTAL FEDERAL APPLIED RESEARCH OBLIGATIONS TO UNIVERSITIES AND
    COLLEGES IN FISCAL YEARS 1994, 1995, AND 1996.  DATA FOR ONLY THOSE
    AGENCIES THAT HAD OBLIGATIONS IN THE VARIABLES REPRESENTED BY THIS TABLE
    APPEAR IN THE TABLE.  FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF THE FEDERAL AGENCIES THAT
    HAVE BEEN INCLUDED IN THE FEDERAL FUNDS SURVEY, REFER TO APPENDIX A.
KEY:      N.E.C. = NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED
SOURCE:   NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION/SRS, SURVEY OF FEDERAL FUNDS FOR
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT: FISCAL YEARS 1994, 1995, AND 1996