The CIT faculty and students are engaged in cutting-edge applied research, developing solutions and products that serve the needs of society. CIT research output has progressed over the past few years and is considered to be among the best with highly cited publications in world-class journals and books, along with being awarded numerous international patents.
CIT’s research covers a wide range of issues relevant to the needs of the nation that include health, education, information security, microelectronics and energy. CIT's faculty members have conducted an abundant of internally and externally funded research projects for the National Research Foundation (NRF), ICT, Qatar Foundation, SRC and Emirates Foundation among others. Some of these research projects incorporated the involvement of national research assistants including CIT undergraduate/graduate students.