Research Centers of Excellence

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
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