Research Centers

Center for Biomechanical & Rehabilitation Engineering (CBRE)

The CBRE lab is focused on studying human mobility (including balance, posture and gait) for unimpaired as well as impaired populations.

Program Director: Dr. Lara Thompson, lara.thompson@udc.edu

NASA-MIRO: Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Space Technology & Applied Research at UDC (CAM-STAR)

The Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Space Technology & Applied Research (CAM-STAR) at the UDC will focus on research investigating various advanced manufacturing (AM) techniques and their application in Space Exploration Technology and Research.

Program Director: Dr. Jiajun Xu, jiajun.xu@udc.edu

NSF-CREST: Center for Nanotechnology Research and Education (CNRE)

The CNRE uses UDC faculty’s core expertise in nanotechnology to establish a nationally recognized center of excellence to realize UDC’s goals of supporting B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and Postdoctoral level research and professional development.

Program Director: Dr. Pawan Tyagi, ptyagi@udc.edu

SEAS Research Center

The SEAS Research Center performs research for large and small companies, government agencies, and organizations focused on solving engineering problems in partnership with SEAS.

Center Director: Dr. Paul Cotae, pcotae@udc.edu