About Stem-Net


​​STEM-NET is a multi-campus collaboration, or affinity group, working with all 23 CSU campuses and areas of STEM research and education.

STEM-NET connects and strengthens faculty research and educational collaborations across the CSU system and across disciplines. It expands opportunities for active learning, innovative pedagogy, and supports CSU faculty in developing grant proposals with potential for scaling and sustainability with high impact and fundability.


  • Connect and strengthen faculty collaborations in STEM disciplines across the CSU system;​
  • Build research and educational capacity across the CSU;
  • Provide SEED funding for projects with potential for high return and sustainability;
  • Expand opportunities for active learning and innovative pedagogy;
  • Support faculty in developing proposals with potential for scaling and sustainability, and;
  • Deepen our understanding of how undergraduate and master’s student research makes a difference.​


As the newest of the CSU’s affinity groups, STEM-NET is designed to support California’s increasing need for STEM talent.

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Vision & Mission

STEM-NET works to increase the pipeline of outstanding, diverse STEM students.

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STEM-NET’s leadership is composed of presidents, faculty and administrators from across the CSU.

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