Driving thought leadership in science and technology

Our labs, centers and institutes engage scientists, engineers, policy experts, clinical faculty and students in schools and departments across the University of Pittsburgh, bringing thought leaders from a variety of backgrounds together to solve some of the world’s most complex problems.

Founded with the mission of promoting research in science and technology, our state-of-the-art research facilities and centers of excellence conduct cutting-edge, federally-funded research projects, coordinate programming around a broad range of topics, and host lecture series featuring distinguished speakers and visiting fellows.