Institute-Wide Research Centers
Rensselaer CATS conducts cutting-edge research in advanced automation and control systems to impact areas from biotech and renewable energy to aerospace and nanoscale manufacturing. CATS develops new (advanced manufacturing) technologies, fosters economic growth and engenders a richer educational experience by partnerships with public sector stakeholders, industrial clients, faculty, staff, and students.
One of the most advanced biotechnology research facilities in the nation, CBIS focuses on collaborative research at the frontiers of life sciences, physical science, informatics, and engineering.
Located in the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), CISL is a unique collaboration between IBM and Rensselaer. It brings together cognitive and high performance computing and large-scale immersive environments to enable and advance new and effective ways of collaborative problem-solving and decision-making among groups of humans and machines.
The cMDIS focuses on advanced materials and devices, and the integration of these technologies into complex systems to foster a safe, secure, and sustainable world.
SCOREC is focused on the development of reliable simulation technologies for engineers, scientists, medical professionals, and other practitioners. These advances enable experts in their fields to employ, appraise, and evaluate the behavior of physical, chemical, and biological systems of interest.