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
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
Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments (C-NICE) C-NICE pferreir@illinois.edu 217-333-2511 Website
Center for One Health Illinois One Health 217-333-2760 Website
Center for Plasma–Material Interactions CPMI druzic@illinois.edu 217-333-0332 Website
Center for Power of Optimization of Electro–Thermal Systems POETS poets-erc@illinois.edu Website
Center for Prevention Research and Development CPRD cprd-atil@illinois.edu 217-333-3231 Website
Center for Social and Behavioral Science CSBS CSBScience@illinois.edu Website
Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies CSAMES csames@illinois.edu 217-244-7331 Website
Center for the Economics of Sustainability CEOS ceos-contact@illinois.edu Website
Center for the Physics of the Living Cell CPLC 217-333-3761 Website
Center for UAS Propulsion CUP CUP@illinois.edu Website
Center for Wearable Intelligent Technologies WIT ethw@illinois.edu Website
Center for Writing Studies CWS cws-programs@illinois.edu 217-333-3251 Website
Center on Health, Aging, and Disability CHAD chad@ahs.illinois.edu 217-333-4965 Website
Child Development Laboratory CDL hcd-cdlprog@mx.uillinois.edu 217-333-2550 Website
Child Speech Research Lab Child SRL child-SRL@illinois.edu 217-300-8336 Website
Children and Family Research Center CFRC danzap@illinois.edu 217-333-5837 Website
Children's Environmental Health Research Center at Illinois ikids-research@mx.uillinois.edu 217-333-5814 Website