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
Intellectual DisAbilities Communication Lab IDCL idclResearch@illinois.edu 217-265-6058 Website
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute IHSI healthinstitute@illinois.edu 217-244-8480 Website
International Institute for Carbon–Neutral Energy Research Website
Jump Simulation Center hcesc@illinois.edu Website
Laboratory for Emotion & Stress Assessment LESA laracini@illinois.edu (217) 244-9363 Website
Laboratory for Optical Physics and Engineering LOPE 217-333-2483 Website
Liberation Lab hneville@illinois.edu Website
Maize Genetics Cooperation Stock Center maize@uiuc.edu 217-333-6631 Website
Materials Research Laboratory MRL mrl@illinois.edu 217-244-2461 Website
Meadan Family Lab meadan@illinois.edu (217) 333-0960 Website
Microbial Systems Initiative MSI meberg@illinois.edu 217-333-9021 Website
Midwest Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center M-CNTC dorothyh@illinois.edu 217-244-7092 Website
Midwest Center of Excellence Vector-Borne Disease MCE-VBD mcevbd@wisc.edu 608-265-4741 Website
Midwestern Hydrogen Partnership Website
Mobility and Fall Prevention Research Laboratory MFPRL uiuc.fallprevention@gmail.com 217-300-3080 Website
Molecular Muscle Physiology Laboratory mboppart@illinois.edu 217-244-1459 Website
Molecule Maker Lab Institute MMLI moleculemaker@illinois.edu Website
Morrow Plots aces@illinois.edu Website
nanoMFG ertekin@illinois.edu Website
National Center for Principled Leadership & Research Ethics NCPRE ethicsctr@illinois.edu 217-333-1416 Website
National Center for Supercomputing Applications NCSA help@ncsa.illinois.edu 217-244-0710 Website
Neuroproteomics and Neurometabolomics Center on Cell–Cell Signaling jsweedle@illinois.edu 217-244-7359 Website
Northwestern Illinois Agricultural R&D Center NWIARDC 309-734-1098 Website
Office of Community College Research and Leadership OCCRL occrl@illinois.edu 217-244-9390 Website
Orr Center aces@illinois.edu Website
Parallel Computing Institute PCI lukeo@illinois.edu 217-244-8422 Website
Physical Activity and Neurocognitive Health Laboratory PNC Lab pindus@illinois.edu 217-333-0581 Website
Plant Care Facility PCF rmetallo@illinois.edu 217-300-2069 Website
Prairie Research Institute PRI info@prairie.illinois.edu 217-333-5111 Website
Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security ACDIS acdis@illinois.edu 217-333-7086 Website