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
Microbial Systems Initiative MSI 217-333-9021 Website
Midwest Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center M-CNTC 217-244-7092 Website
Morrow Plots Website
nanoMFG Website
National Center for Professional and Research Ethics NCPRE 217-333-1416 Website
National Center for Supercomputing Applications NCSA 217-244-0710 Website
Neuroproteomics and Neurometabolomics Center on Cell–Cell Signaling 217-244-7359 Website
Northwestern Illinois Agricultural R&D Center NWIARDC 309-734-1098 Website
Office of Community College Research and Leadership OCCRL 217-244-9390 Website
Orr Center Website
Parallel Computing Institute PCI 217-244-8422 Website
Plant Care Facility PCF 217-300-2069 Website
Prairie Research Institute PRI 217-333-5111 Website
Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security ACDIS 217-333-7086 Website
Rail Transportation and Engineering Center RailTEC 217-300-1340 Website
Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center 217-333-4237 Website
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center REEEC 217-333-1244 Website
Smart Energy Design Assistance Center SEDAC 800-214-7954 Website
Swine Research Center SRC 217-244-3607 Website
Systems on Nanoscale Information fabriCs SONIC 217-300-3156 Website
Technology Entrepreneur Center TEC 217-244-3124 Website
The Center for Climate, Regional, Environmental, and Trade Economics CREATE Website
The Lemann Center for Brazilian Studies 217-333-3182 Website
The Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory 217-333-2581 Website
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group TCBG 217-300-8022 Website
Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program WGGP 217-333-1994 Website
Zoological Pathology Program ZPP 312-585-9050 Website