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Centers & Laboratories

UL Lafayette student and faculty research is continuously breaking barriers, uncovering discoveries, and making a difference. The Office of the Vice President of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development builds strong, supportive alliances with local, regional, state, and national business, governmental, and industrial leaders that ensure funding, equipment, services and other resources to the University.

Listed below are centers and laboratories located within the Research Park and across the main campus, including within our colleges.

University Research Centers and Institutes

College Research Centers and Laboratories

Ray P. Authement College of Sciences

  • Center for Advanced Computer Studies (CACS)
  • Center for Crustacean Research
  • Laboratory for Internet Computing
  • Robotics & Sensors Laboratory
  • Software Research Laboratory

College of the Arts

B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration

College of Education & Human Development 

College of Engineering

  • Bioprocessing Research Laboratory (BRL)
  • Center for Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Systems (CASTS)
  • Center for Louisiana Inland Water Studies (CLIWS)
  • Center for Telecommunications Studies (CTS)
  • Center for Structural and Functional Materials (CSFM)
  • Corrosion Research Center
  • Environmental Engineering Laboratory
  • Industrial Assessment Center (IAC)

College of Liberal Arts

For a listing of current research center directors, please visit the Research Administration page.