Research Centers, Institutes, and Programs

UIUC's vibrant research community is home to a number of research centers, institutes, programs, and initiatives. Our researchers translate insights on problems such as global sustainability, feeding the world, and fighting poverty and disease into innovative products and technologies, policy recommendations with impact, and advances in education and community engagement. The list below is not exhaustive—please send updates to Tyler Wolpert.

Research Unit Name Abbv Email Phone Unit URL
ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss ADMI postharvestinstitute@illinois.edu 217-333-5115 Website
Advanced Digital Sciences Center ADSC +65 6591 9090 Website
AgReach mcnamar1@illinois.edu 217-333-3769 Website
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program ASAP Website
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Center ACRC ljubicam@illinois.edu 217-300-6393 Website
Applied Research Institute ARI appliedresearch@illinois.edu 217-300-3162 Website
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology Beckman communications@beckman.illinois.edu 217-244-1176 Website
Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory BIL (217) 333-8598 Website
C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute C3.ai DTI Website
Cancer Center at Illinois CCIL cancercenter@illinois.edu 217-300-6100 Website
Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology IGB info-igb@illinois.edu 217-244-2999 Website
Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation CABBI cabbi-bio@illinois.edu 217-244-1586 Website
Center for Advanced Study CAS CAS@illinois.edu 217-333-6729 Website
Center for African Studies african@illinois.edu 217-333-6335 Website
Center for Autonomy 217-333-2511 Website
Center for Children's Books CCB ccb-asst@illinois.edu 217-244-9331 Website
Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment CREA crea@education.illinois.edu 217-333-2981 Website
Center for Digital Agriculture digitalag@illinois.edu Website
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies CEAPS ceaps@illinois.edu 217-333-7273 Website
Center for Education in Small Urban Communities CESUC vhperez@illinois.edu 217-300-5012 Website
Center for Electric Machinery and Electromechanics CEME machines@ece.illinois.edu 217-265-5128 Website
Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion XPACC xpacc@illinois.edu 217-244-6720 Website
Center for Exascale-Enabled Scramjet Design CEESD jbfreund@illinois.edu Website
Center for Global Studies CGS global-studies@illinois.edu 217-265-5186 Website
Center for Health Informatics CHI chi-information@illinois.edu Website
Center for Hypersonics & Entry Systems Studies CHESS mpanesi@illinois.edu Website
Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship CIRSS cirss@illinois.edu 217-333-1980 Website
Center for Innovative Instrumentation Technology CIIT bcunning@illinois.edu 217-265-6291 Website
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies CLACS clacs@illinois.edu 217-333-3182 Website
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology CNST nanotechnology@illinois.edu 217-244-1353 Website