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 Kristin Tennant.

Research Unit Name Abbv Email Phone Unit URL
Center for Digital Agriculture Website
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies CEAPS 217-333-7273 Website
Center for Education in Small Urban Communities CESUC 217-300-5012 Website
Center for Electric Machinery and Electromechanics CEME 217-265-5128 Website
Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion XPACC 217-244-6720 Website
Center for Exascale-Enabled Scramjet Design CEESD Website
Center for Global Studies CGS 217-265-5186 Website
Center for Health Informatics CHI Website
Center for Hypersonics & Entry Systems Studies CHESS Website
Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship CIRSS 217-333-1980 Website
Center for Innovative Instrumentation Technology CIIT 217-265-6291 Website
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies CLACS 217-333-3182 Website
Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology CNST 217-244-1353 Website
Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments (C-NICE) C-NICE 217-333-2511 Website
Center for One Health Illinois One Health 217-333-2760 Website
Center for Plasma–Material Interactions CPMI 217-333-0332 Website
Center for Power of Optimization of Electro–Thermal Systems POETS Website
Center for Prevention Research and Development CPRD 217-333-3231 Website
Center for Social and Behavioral Science CSBS Website
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies CSAMES 217-244-7331 Website
Center for the Economics of Sustainability CEOS Website
Center for the Physics of the Living Cell CPLC 217-333-3761 Website
Center for UAS Propulsion CUP Website
Center for Wearable Intelligent Technologies WIT Website
Center for Writing Studies CWS 217-333-3251 Website
Center on Health, Aging, and Disability CHAD 217-333-4965 Website
Child Development Laboratory CDL 217-333-2550 Website
Child Speech Research Lab Child SRL 217-300-8336 Website
Children and Family Research Center CFRC 217-333-5837 Website
Children's Environmental Health Research Center at Illinois 217-333-5814 Website