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Centers & Institutes

The School of Engineering is home to over 20 research centers which support vibrant research activities in a wide variety of critical technology areas. Most of our research centers were established in collaboration with and with major support from our industry partners. In September 2018, the Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at the UConn Tech Park was inaugurated and provided a new home for many of these centers. IPB now serves as the gateway for industry collaborations across the University.

Following is a list of Engineering-led research centers with links to additional information:

  1. Air Force Research Laboratory – Research in Advanced Manufacturing (AFRL-RAM)
  2. Center for Clean Energy Engineering (C2E2)
  3. Center for Materials Processing Data (CMPD)
  4. Center for Science of Heterogeneous Additive Printing of 3D Materials (SHAP3D)
  5. Collins Aerospace Systems Center for Advanced Materials
  6. Connecticut Advanced Computing Center (C3)
  1. Connecticut Center for Applied Separations Technology (CCAST)
  2. Connecticut Transportation Institute (CTI)
  1. Enterprise Solution Center
  1. Eversource Energy Center (EEC)
  2. IN-siTu/Operando Electron Microscopy (InToEM)
  3. National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology (NIUVT)
  4. Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center
  5. Reverse Engineering Fabrication Inspection & Non-Destructive Evaluation (REFINE)
  6. UConn Thermo Fisher Scientific Center for Advanced Microscopy and Materials Analysis (CAMMA)
  7. UTC Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering

Additional Engineering-Related University Centers

Following is a list of University centers that directly support Engineering education and research.

  1. Innovation Partnership Build at the UConn Tech Park
  2. Institute of Materials Science
  3. Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation