Centers and Institutes

The College of Engineering and Computing has a number of diverse Centers and Institutes which provide research and development opportunities for our students. These centers include the following:

Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute

The Lockheed Martin Leadership Institute is working to cultivate leaders who will flourish in their professions and lives by

  • Thinking strategically
  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Effectively communicating their ideas
  • Finding innovative solutions to society's most complex problems

Grand Challenge Scholars Program

The Grand Challenge Scholars Program is a combined curricular and extra-curricular program that prepares CEC students to solve the grand challenges facing society in this century.  The Grand Challenges are a call to action and serve as a focal point for society's attention to opportunities and challenges affecting our quality of life.

Paper Science and Engineering Foundation

The Foundation augments the academic curriculum delivered by the Chemical, Paper and Biomedical Engineering (CPB) Department.  We provide the little things that make a big difference to the students: merit based scholarships and key networking contacts to get great jobs.

Center for Assistive Technology

The Center for Assistive Technology is an interdisciplinary center working collaboratively with Scripps Gerontology Center as well as the Center for Social Entrepreneurship in Farmer School of Business.