Centers and Institutes

Cornell boasts more than 100 interdisciplinary research organizations, bringing faculty and students together from across the university to pursue research, teaching, and outreach on broad scholarly and social topics like nanofabrication, life sciences, computing and information science, environmental sustainability, human development, agriculture, space research, and international issues. Their work is aligned with national and global needs, providing direct benefits to individuals, groups, and the public good (more about our centers and institutes).

Cornell has two national research centers that serve broad national and international scientific communities; they reflect a partnership of academia, government, and industry. They are: