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
farmdoc 217-333-2792 Website
Center for African Studies african@illinois.edu 217-333-6335 Website
Illinois Plant Breeding Center 217-333-1966 Website
AgReach mcnamar1@illinois.edu 217-333-3769 Website
Energy Farm energyfarm@illinois.edu Website
Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center korban1@illinois.edu 217-333-4237 Website
International Institute for Carbon–Neutral Energy Research Website
Soybean Innovation Lab soybeaninnovationlab@illinois.edu 217-300-8975 Website
The Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies lemann@illinois.edu 217-333-3182 Website
Center for Autonomy 217-333-2511 Website
Fracture Control Program huseyin@illinois.edu Website
nanoMFG ertekin@illinois.edu Website
Neuroproteomics and Neurometabolomics Center on Cell–Cell Signaling jsweedle@illinois.edu 217-244-7359 Website
Cline Center for Advanced Social Research cline-center@illinois.edu 217-265-7845 Website
Feed Technology Center acesadvancement@illinois.edu 217-333-9355 Website
Food Science and Human Nutrition Pilot Processing Plant bjacobs3@illinois.edu 217-300-5404 Website
Maize Genetics Cooperation Stock Center maize@uiuc.edu 217-333-6631 Website
Morrow Plots aces@illinois.edu Website
Orr Center aces@illinois.edu Website
The Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory skoshy@illinois.edu 217-333-2581 Website
Center for Digital Agriculture digitalag@illinois.edu Website
Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security ACDIS acdis@illinois.edu 217-333-7086 Website
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Center ACRC ljubicam@illinois.edu 217-300-6393 Website
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
Applied Research Institute ARI appliedresearch@illinois.edu 217-300-3162 Website
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program ASAP 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
Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments (C-NICE) C-NICE pferreir@illinois.edu 217-333-2511 Website