Research Centers

North Carolina A&T centers and institutes focus faculty research expertise and subject areas of significant, and in some cases emerging, importance. Together, they paint a picture of the strengths and major areas of focus for the research enterprise of our university.

University Centers Established by N.C. A&T

Autonomous Control and Information Technology Institute

Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures

Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences

Center for Aviation Safety

Center for Behavioral Health and Wellness 

Center for Composite Materials Research

Center for Cyber Defense

Center for Energy Research and Technology

Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies

Center for Outreach in Alzheimer's, Aging and Community Health (COAACH)

Center of Excellence in Product Design and Advanced Manufacturing

Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity, Research, Education and Outreach

Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Institute for Autonomous Control and Information Technology

International Trade Center

NOAA Interdisciplinary Scientific Environmental Technology Cooperative Science Center

NSF CREST Center for Bioenergy

NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials

Visualization and Computation Advancing Research Center (VICAR)

Waste Management Institute

Project Centers Funded by Sponsoring Agencies

STEM Center of Excellence for Active Learning

Testing, Evaluation, and Control of Heterogeneous Large Scale of Autonomous Vehicles

Collaborative Centers in Which N.C. A&T is a Member

North Carolina Agromedicine Institute

BEACON (Bio/Computational Evolution in Action CONsortium)

NIA Center for Small Satellite System and Technology for Observation and Exploration

NSF ERC Engineering Research Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power

Material Research Science and Engineering Center: Quantum and Spin Phenomena in Nanomagnetic Structures