Institutes, Centers and Core Facilities
Thriving research institutes and centers at the University of Delaware reflect the diversity and rigor of UD’s research interests and activity as well as our commitment to improving the quality of life in Delaware and beyond. Our academic landscape is shaped by these partnerships and plays a strategic role in bringing scholars and scientists together at UD.
Data Science Institute
Delaware Biotechnology Institute
Delaware Energy Institute
Delaware Environmental Institute
Delaware Rehabilitation Institute
Institute of Energy Conversion
Agricultural Experiment Station
Applied Science and Engineering Laboratories
Art Conservation Laboratories at Winterthur
Avian Biosciences Center
Bartol Research Institute
Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation
Center for Applied Business & Economics Research
UD’s research core facilities—high-tech instruments that are shared resources, supporting studies across campus—are available to UD faculty and their collaborators.
Increasingly, these sophisticated facilities are becoming critical state, national and international assets, supporting projects and programs of student and public benefit, including federally funded national centers of excellence.
Fischer Greenhouse and the Growth Chamber Facility: Serving the research and education community in state-of-the-art facilities.
Center for Translational Cancer Research: Transforming the latest discoveries in the laboratory into innovative new treatments for cancer patients.
DBI BioImaging Center: A multi-user microscopy facility with state-of-the-art electron, confocal and light microscopes.
DRI Clinical Research Core: Advancing the science of rehabilitation, including osteoarthritis, stroke and pediatric mobility.
NMR Laboratory: Providing nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) services, teaching and user training to the University community.
UD Nanofabrication Facility: The UDNF is part of the research wing of the 194,000-square-foot Patrick T. Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory.
Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology: Research in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology