The Centre for Research is established in Anna University of Technology Madurai with a strong commitment to foster research in leading areas of Science, Engineering & Technology and in Management Studies. This Centre offers M.S (By Research) and Ph.D programmes in the various branches of engineering, technology and in science and humanities. This centre promotes research and encourages the researchers to innovate and develop new concepts and ideas thereby contributing to the upliftment of the nation. A research board consisting of eminent researchers, scientists, senior academicians, industrialists is constituted to promote research activities among the faculties and students of the University.
The thrust areas of research includes Nano technology, Material Science, Liquid Crystal Characterization, Polymer Science, Mobile and Pervasive Computing Technologies, Green Engineering, Cloud Computing, Disaster Mitigation, Structural Engineering, VLSI, Remote sensing, Ocean Technology, Optical Sensors and Communication Systems etc