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
Fracture Control Program Website
HathiTrust Research Center HTRC Website
Health Care Engineering Systems Center HCESC 217-265-0648 Website
Holonyak Micro and Nanotechnology Lab HMNTL 217-333-2300 Website
Humanities Research Institute HRI 217-244-3344 Website
I-STEM Education Initiative I-STEM 217-333-9625 Website
Illinois Center for Advanced Studies of the Universe ICASU Website
Illinois Center for Transportation ICT 217-300-1488 Website
Illinois Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee IACUC 217-333-7789 Website
Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center I-MRSEC Website
Illinois Natural History Survey INHS 217-333-6880 Website
Illinois Plant Breeding Center 217-333-1966 Website
Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center IQUIST 217-244-3051 Website
Illinois State Archaeological Survey ISAS 217-244-4244 Website
Illinois State Geological Survey ISGS 217-333-4747 Website
Illinois State Water Survey ISWS Website
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center ISTC 217-333-8940 Website
Illinois Water Resources Center IWRC 217-300-2101 Website
Illinois–Indiana Sea Grant IISG 765-496-6009 Website
Informatics Programs Informatics 217-333-4930 Website
Information Trust Institute ITI 217-333-3546 Website
Institute for Condensed Matter Theory ICMT 217-244-4268 Website
Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment iSEE 217-333-4178 Website
Institute of Government and Public Affairs IGPA 217-333-3340 Website
Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory IBRL 217-333-3570 Website
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute IHSI 217-244-8480 Website
International Institute for Carbon–Neutral Energy Research Website
Laboratory for Optical Physics and Engineering LOPE 217-333-2483 Website
Maize Genetics Cooperation Stock Center 217-333-6631 Website
Materials Research Laboratory MRL 217-244-2461 Website