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Office for Research

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Research Centers

Northwestern University has a long history of leadership in interdisciplinary research programs and centers. More than two dozen University Research Centers - as well as School-Based Centers and research centers at Medical Affiliates - support interdisciplinary research that spans a wide spectrum of areas.

University Research Center Administration Links

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CENTERS

BUFFETT

Buffett Institute for Global Studies
Program summary | Link to Website

Director: Bruce Carruthers
Center Contact: (847) 467-2770

 

Director: Jeffrey Winters
Center Contact: (847) 467-2770

 

Director: William Reno
Center Contact: (847) 491-7323

CAPFS

Center for Applied Psychological
and Family Studies

Program summary | Email

Director: William M. Pinsof
Center Contact: (847) 733-4300, ext. 305

CIERA

Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration
and Research in Astrophysics

Program summary | Link to Website
Director: Vicky Kalogera
Center Contact: (847) 491-8646

CLP

Chemistry of Life Processes
Institute

Program summary | Link to Website
Director: Thomas V. O'Halloran
Center Contact: (847) 467-2303

 

Director: Thomas V. O'Halloran
Managing Director: Andrew Mazar
Center Contact: (847) 467-0942

 

PI:Thomas V. O'Halloran
Center Contact: (847) 467-2613

CMIDD

Center for Molecular
Innovation and Drug Discovery

Program summary | Link to Website
Codirectors: Raymond Bergan and Karl Scheidt
Center Contact: (847) 467-2629

CRS

Center for Reproductive
Science

Program summary | Link to Website
Director: Kelly E. Mayo,
Associate Director: Teresa K. Woodruff
Center Contact: (847) 491-5767

CSCB

Center for Sleep and
Circadian Biology

Program summary
| Link to Website
Director: Fred W. Turek
Center Contact: (847) 467-6512

IIN

International Institute for
Nanotechnology

Program summary
| Link to Website
Director: Chad A. Mirkin
Center Contact: (847) 491-5784

 

Director: Chad A. Mirkin
Center Contact: (847) 467-5335

IPR

Institute for
Policy Research

Program summary | Link to Website
Director: David Figlio
Center Contact: (847) 491-3395

ISEN

Institute for Sustainability
and Energy at Northwestern

Program summary | Link to Website
Executive Director: Michael R. Wasielewski
Codirectors:
David C. Dunand, Mark A. Ratner, and Brad Sageman
Center Contact: (847) 467-1475

 

Director: Michael R. Wasielewski
Center Contact: (847) 467-2519

 

Director: Kenneth Poeppelmeier
Center Contact: (847) 491-4354

 

Director: Michael R. Wasielewski
Center Contact: (847) 467-2519

MRC

Materials Research Center
Program summary | Link to Website

Director: Mark Hersam
Center Contact: (847) 491-3606

 

Codirectors: Katherine Faber and Francesca Casadio
Center Contact: (847) 491-2444

NSRC

Northwestern Synchrotron Research Center
DND-CAT and LS-CAT Facilities
Directors:Michael J. Bedzyk (DND-CAT)
Contact (847) 491-3570
Alfonso Mondragon (LS-CAT)
Contact (312) 503-1697

 

Facility Director: Denis T. Keane
Center Contact: (630) 252-0224

 

Operations Manager: Keith Brister
Center Contact: (630) 343-9532

NUANCE

Northwestern University
Atomic and Nanoscale
Characterization
Experimental Center

Program summary | Link to Website

Director: Vinayak P. Dravid
Center Contact: (847) 467-2318

NAISE

Northwestern / Argonne
Institute of Science and Engineering

Program summary | Link to Website

Codirectors: Peter Voorhees, Pete Beckman
Center Contact: (847) 491-7815

NUCATS

Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences
Program summary | Link to Website

Director: Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD
Center Contact: (312) 503-1709

PCE

Proteomics Center of Excellence
Program summary | Link to Website

Director: Neil Kelleher
Center Contact: (847) 467-1076

SILC

Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center
Program summary | Link to Website

Director: Dedre Gentner
Center Contact: (847) 467-0514

SQI

Simpson Querrey Institute for BioNanotechnology
Program summary | Link to Website
Director: Samuel I. Stupp
Deputy Director: Melina Kibbe
Center Contact: (312) 503-0807

 

Director: Samuel I. Stupp
Center Contact: (312) 503-0807

 

  • CBES
    Center for Bio-Inspired Energy Science
Director: Samuel I. Stupp
Center Contact: (312) 503-0807

 

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University Research Ctrs. || School-based Ctrs. || Research Ctrs. at Medical Affiliates

SCHOOL-BASED CENTERS

FEINBERG SCHOOL OF MEDICINE


KELLOGG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT


MCCORMICK SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE


MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM


SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION


SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL POLICY


SCHOOL OF LAW


WEINBERG COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES




RESEARCH CENTERS AT MEDICAL AFFILIATES

Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Stanley Manne Childrens Research Institute


Northwestern Medicine

Centers and Institutes


Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Searle Rehabilitation Research Center


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