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Research Centers

Utah Transportation Center

The Utah Transportation Center is one of 22 federally funded Tier II University Transportation Centers. The Center's theme is "Innovative Engineering Against Hazards." The goal of the center is to advance the understanding of transportation systems and infrastructure through research and teaching activities using state-of-the-art design tools and best practices in planning, design, operations and management.

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Utah Water Research Laboratory (UWRL)

The UWRL is located on the Logan River and provides more than 100,000 square feet of space for research, testing and training related to the areas of hydraulics modeling, water resources planning and management and environmental and natural systems engineering.

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Thermohydraulics and Material Properties (TMP) Research Center

USU’s Thermohydraulics and Materials Property (TMP) research center has emerged to play a major role regionally in nuclear engineering research and education.

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Sustainable Waste-to-Bioproducts Engineering Center

The Sustainable Waste-to-Bioproducts Engineering Center is a collaboration between the Biological Engineering Department, College of Engineering and the Environmental Department, City of Logan, Utah. The Center will develop new bio-based sustainable engineering technologies that convert wastes into bioproducts for municipalities and industries in Utah, the Intermountain West and the nation.

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Center for Space Engineering

The Center for Space Engineering is a multidisciplinary group of faculty who are principal investigators of programs with ties to the Space Dynamics Laboratory.

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Sustainable Electrified Transportation Research Center

SELECT, the Sustainable Electrified Transportation research center, brings electrified transportation industry members and leading engineering researchers together to develop holistic solutions to global electrified transportation.

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Center for Advanced Imaging LADAR

The Center for Advanced Imaging LADAR is a multidisciplinary research center which conducts research and development of techniques to exploit imaging LADAR data. Research centers around three basic areas: imaging LADAR systems; applications, algorithms and hardware for acquiring and using fused digital imagery and LADAR point clouds and simulation of LADAR hardware and signals.

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