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.
DRI Clinical Research Core: Advancing the science of rehabilitation, including osteoarthritis, stroke and pediatric mobility.
DBI BioImaging Center: A multi-user microscopy facility with state-of-the-art electron, confocal and light microscopes.
Protein Production: Supports the production of proteins in quantities suitable for structural studies and functional studies.
W.M. Keck Center for Microscopy and Microanalysis: State-of-the-art equipment available for research and education.
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.
Advanced Materials Characterization Lab: Providing for the exchange of novel ideas and science for the next generation.
DRI Cytomechanics Core: Collaborative approach to address the cellular level of osteoarthritis (OA) along with prevention and treatment.