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 217-333-6335 Website
Illinois Plant Breeding Center 217-333-1966 Website
AgReach 217-333-3769 Website
Energy Farm Website
Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center 217-333-4237 Website
International Institute for Carbon–Neutral Energy Research Website
Soybean Innovation Lab 217-300-8975 Website
The Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies 217-333-3182 Website
Center for Autonomy 217-333-2511 Website
Fracture Control Program Website
nanoMFG Website
Neuroproteomics and Neurometabolomics Center on Cell–Cell Signaling 217-244-7359 Website
Cline Center for Advanced Social Research 217-265-7845 Website
Feed Technology Center 217-333-9355 Website
Food Science and Human Nutrition Pilot Processing Plant 217-300-5404 Website
Maize Genetics Cooperation Stock Center 217-333-6631 Website
Morrow Plots Website
Orr Center Website
The Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory 217-333-2581 Website
Center for Digital Agriculture Website
Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security ACDIS 217-333-7086 Website
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Center ACRC 217-300-6393 Website
ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss ADMI 217-333-5115 Website
Advanced Digital Sciences Center ADSC +65 6591 9090 Website
Applied Research Institute ARI 217-300-3162 Website
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program ASAP Website
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology Beckman 217-244-1176 Website
Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory BIL (217) 333-8598 Website
Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments (C-NICE) C-NICE 217-333-2511 Website