The University of Toledo Research Enterprise

Research Centers and Institutes

The following list includes those research-oriented centers or institutes that have been reviewed and approved by the UT Research Council or are currently under review.

Name of Center Director URL
Center for Drug Design and Development (”CD3”) Paul Erhardt http://www.utoledo.edu/pharmacy/centers/CenterForDrug/index.html
Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence (E-CORE) Nabil Ebraheim‚ MD and Vijay K. Goel http://www.bioe.eng.utoledo.edu/adms_staffs/chair/index.htm
Plant Science Research Center John Gray http://www.utoledo.edu/as/psrc/research/research.html
University Transportation Center / Intermodal Transportation Institute Richard S. Martinko http://www.utoledo.edu/research/ututc/strategy.html#
Urban Affairs Center (UAC) Neil Reid http://uac.utoledo.edu/
Legal Institute of the Great Lakes Kenneth Kilbert http://law.utoledo.edu/ligl/index.htm
Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research (CeDER) Sonia M. Najjar http://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/physpharm/ceder/index.html
Center for Successful Aging Barbara Kopp Miller http://hsc.toledo.edu/depts/csa
The Asian Studies Institute Gene Chang http://www.utoledo.edu/as/ids/asian/asian.html
UT Polymer Institute Saleh A. Jabarin http://www.eng.utoledo.edu/polymer
Geographic Information Science and Applied Geographics (GISAG) Lab Kevin Czajkowski http://www.gis.utoledo.edu/
Precison Micro-Machining Center Ioan Marinescu http://www.eng.utoledo.edu/pmmc
Institute for Sustainable Engineering Materials Maria Coleman http://www.eng.utoledo.edu/isem/
Lake Erie Center Carol A. Stepien http://www.utoledo.edu/as/lec
Hypertension Center Bina Joe  
Ritter Astrophysical Research Center/Ritter Observatory Karen S. Bjorkman http://astro1.panet.utoledo.edu/~wwwphys/ritter/ritter.html
Small Turbine Institute Abdollah A. Afjeh http://www.utoledo.edu/eng/mime/research/sti
Global Business Development Institute Sam Okoroafo http://www.utoledo.edu/business/IBI/

An annual report is required each year by the 15th of July. The report template is available here.

Centers undergoing review should use the self-study template provided here.

Last Updated: 3/23/15