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Leading the Pack 

Discover the innovative research performed by NC State’s Centers and Institutes.
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Committed to Excellence 

Explore Centers and Institutes’ guidelines and management.
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University + Industr

Read about industry partnerships that drive economic development.
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1,000 NC State Faculty Members

Centers and Institutes are committed to interdisciplinary research, instruction and public service.

Jay NarayanMaking an Impact

NC State’s Centers and Institutes reflect the university’s commitment to interdisciplinary scholarly pursuit, including research, instruction and public service. These cutting-edge organizations are frontrunners in their field, blazing the trails for other researchers to follow. Research and innovation on topics ranging from climate change to textiles add value to the everyday lives of our state’s citizens, maintaining public trust and admiration and standing at the forefront in global excellence for research and discovery. Here, the leadership of these organizations can access the materials, procedures and policies necessary to manage their efforts responsibly, equitably and with the highest integrity.

“The Center for Educational Informatics designs and develops next-generation learning technologies. With a focus on personalized learning for K-12 STEM education, CEI makes transformative advances in technology-rich learning for education, training and health care.”

— James Lester, Ph.D., Center for Educational Informatics