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NC State’s Centers and Institutes reflect the university’s commitment to interdisciplinary scholarly pursuit, including research, instruction and public service. 

Our 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.

“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