Center for Science Mathematics & Technology programs have impacted hundreds of teachers and students across the state and the nation. These programs have served to bridge the gap between the classroom and the workplace, and improve the knowledge and skill base of tomorrow's workforce. For more information, contact Dr. Sandra Harpole at 662.325.2922 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Safety & Health is the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) consultation program for Mississippi. It provides assistance to the employers or managers of small and medium size high-hazard businesses in MS by helping them come into compliance with the regulations of OSHA. For more information, contact Mr. Kelly Tucker at 601.825.0783 or email@example.com.
High Performance Computing Collaboratory is a coalition of member centers and groups that share a common core objective of advancing the state-of-the-art in computational sciences and engineering using high performance computing. Member centers include Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS), Center for Computational Sciences (CCS), Geosystems Research Institute (GRI), Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing, and Biotechnology (IGBB), and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI). For more information, contact Mr. Trey Breckenridge at 662.325.8278 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mississippi State Chemical Lab (MSCL) provides the analytical data to assure quality, labeling, and safety of fertilizers, animal feeds, human foods, pesticides, and petroleum products in Mississippi. MSCL also checks private water supplies, provides assistance to industry, performs analysis of toxic chemicals for farmers, hospitals, doctors, veterinarians, law enforcement agencies and provides other analyses of interest to our citizens. For more information, contact Dr. Kevin Armbrust at 662.325.3324 or email@example.com.
National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (nSPARC) uses administrative data for strategic planning in economic, workforce, business, and community development. The center provides highly technical expertise in the management and analysis of complex administrative databases from various federal, state, regional, and local entities. For more information, contact Dr. Domenico Parisi at 662.325.6085 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research Curriculum Unit conducts activities such as curriculum development, personnel development, program improvement, and research to improve career and technical education and workforce development in Mississippi. The RCU offers many unique services for the state of Mississippi. For more information, contact Julie Jordan at 662.325.7266 or email@example.com.
Institute for Imaging and Analytical Technologies (I²AT) unifies the resources of MSU's Electron Microscope Center and Institute for Neurocognitive Science and Technology. The institute houses major research instrumentation representing significant research infrastructure, and serves as a university core facility. Instrumentation is available to faculty/staff/students; enables, maintains and grows research infrastructure; supports research; promotes multidisciplinary efforts; contributes to the growth and success of MSU's research enterprise; facilitates teaching in STEM areas; and efficiently provides high-tech services to the greater MSU community. For more information, contact Giselle Thibaudeau at 662-325-3019 or Giselle@i2at.msstate.edu.
Carl Small Town Center improves the quality of life and creates economic opportunity in small towns by improving their physical environment. The center researches this link between a town and its environment by providing planning and design services to small towns throughout the state of Mississippi. For more information, contact Mr. John Poros at 662-325-2207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Design Research and Informatics Lab (DRIL) is a design and technology group comprised of architects, industrial designers and technology experts that are internationally recognized for process and product innovations in the fields of architecture, product design and furniture design. For more information, contact Dr. David Lewis at 662.325.2541 or email@example.com.
Educational Design Institute (EDI) provides assistance in the planning of learner-centered environments for children in the public schools of Mississippi. The mission of EDI is to bring community, schools, and students together to design buildings that actually make education better. For more information, contact Dr. Cynthia Ward at 662.325.9225 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gulf Coast Community Design Studio is embedded in Biloxi, MS and provides planning and architectural design assistance to communities and nonprofit organizations following Hurricane Katrina. Since Katrina struck in August 2005 the design studio work has led to over 150 new houses and redevelopment plans for neighborhoods along the Gulf Coast. For more information visit gccds.org or contact David Perkes at 228.436.4661 or email@example.com.
Biological & Physical Sciences Research Institute encourages research in the basic and applied biological and physical sciences within the College of Arts & Sciences. The institute assists in the preparation and submission of research proposals and serves as a liaison between the researcher and the Office of Research. For more information, contact Dr. Gary Myers at 662.325.2646 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Computational Sciences fosters interdisciplinary research in the fundamental understanding and application of the natural sciences. The center develops integrated computational environments and crosscutting tools allowing a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary approach to problem-solving. For more information, contact Dr. Seong-Gon Kim at 662.325.8278 or email@example.com.
Cobb Institute for Archaeology promotes archaeological research and education at MSU related to the Middle Eastern origins of Western Civilization and to the Indians of the South. The Institute's facilities house the Lois Dowdle Cobb Museum of Archaeology and its artifact collections. For more information, contact Dr. Joe Seger at 662.325.3826 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Institute for the Humanities promotes research, scholarship, and creative works in the humanistic disciplines and increases the visibility of the humanities generally, both within the university and the community. For more information, contact Dr. Gary Myers at 662.325.2646 or email@example.com.
The John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development is often called on to provide technical assistance and consultation to local governments and community leaders regarding economic and community development matters. Foundations look to Stennis for quality research and study of public policy issues. For more information, contact Dr. Marty Wiseman at 662.325.3328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Family Enterprise Research conducts and promotes original research on family business and provides educational and research opportunities for students. The center disseminates the results of research to family businesses in Mississippi in order to improve their management and performance. For more information, contact Dr. Jim Chrisman at 662.325.1991 or email@example.com.
Mississippi State Entrepreneur Center helps the University achieve its three prong mission of teaching, research and service. The center works to establish a campus-wide entrepreneurship curriculum. Located in the College of Business, the MSU E-Center aims to expand the University's research efforts while providing support for our students, faculty, and staff led start-ups, which will impact the State of Mississippi's economic development. For more information contact Gerald Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-325-2560.
Center for Economic Education and Financial Literacy promotes local economic development in communities throughout North Mississippi through the production and delivery of economic education programs and research. CEEFL is part of a nationwide network of university-based centers which provide teacher training and curriculum development for America's K-12 schools. For more information contact Paul Grimes at 662-325-1987.
Center for Educational Partnerships provides educational extension services to the public schools of Mississippi. Services include, but are not limited to, curriculum development, technical consultation, and educational research. For more information, contact Dr. Cynthia Ward at 662.325.3720 or email@example.com.
Early Childhood Institute provides training, technical assistance, and applied research for improved quality and accessibility of early care and education across Mississippi. Faculty from across the colleges participate in the work of the institute. For more information, contact interim director Dr. Lynn Darling at 662.325.4836 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mississippi Writing/Thinking Institute subcontracts with Mississippi University's National Writing Project Sites to provide various programs to school districts across Mississippi. The Institute also provides direct programming for statewide initiatives. For more information, contact Dr. Kim Patterson at 662.325.7777 or email@example.com.
National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision enhances employment and independent living outcomes for individuals who are blind or visually impaired through research, training, education, and dissemination. For more information, contact director Dr. Michele McDonnall at 662.325.2001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary evaluations to remove limitations through the application of assistive technology, allowing individuals to participate in educational, vocational and leisure activities to the fullest. For more information, contact Ms. Janie Cirlot-New at 662.325.0520 or email@example.com.
Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) is an interdisciplinary center that provides engineering, research, development, and technology transfer teams focused on complex problems, such as those encountered in technologies designed to improve human mobility. For more information, contact Dr. Roger King at 662.325.5431 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Computer Security Research (CCSR) is dedicated to the scientific exploration of computer vulnerabilities with the objective of improving prevention and detection techniques through core research areas. CCSR promotes computer security education and research. For more information, contact Dr. Ray Vaughn at 662.325.3570 or email@example.com.
High Voltage Laboratory is an independent, non-industrial, university center for high voltage engineering. High Voltage Laboratory provides a broader effort designed to meet the research and evaluation/testing needs of industry and utilities, and the necessary environment for a basic academic program associated with high voltage engineering. For more information, contact Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski at 662.325.2148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Institute for Clean Energy Technology (ICET) serves as a bridge between basic science and large scale engineering applications for advanced energy systems. ICET focuses its research on process efficiency, resource recovery, and life-cycle impact. For more information, contact Dr. Glenn Steele at 662.325.7938 or email@example.com.
Raspet Flight Research Laboratory (RFRL) is the largest equipped university flight research facility in the country. RFRL serves as a state of the art flight test facility to support the generalaviation, defense, and military industries in aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicle development. For more information, contact Dr. Lori Bruce at 662.325.2270 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the Forest & Wildlife Research Center is to expand through research the fundamental and applied knowledge upon which forestry, forest products, and wildlife & fisheries disciplines are based; to assist in conserving, developing, and using the forest, forest products, wildlife and fisheries resources of Mississippi, the nation, and other countries through research, technology transfer, and other service activities.
Franklin Furniture Institute (FFI) mission is to help build sustainability and enhance the international competitiveness of the furniture industry and its suppliers and retailers while enhancing the economic growth of the state and region. FFI offers technical assistance, research, testing, export assistance, education and training to furniture and related industries. Training is offered in the areas of workforce development, supervisory management, lean manufacturing, value-stream mapping, plant layout, time and motion, frame design, and sustainability. Contact: Bill Martin, Director, 662.325.3348, email@example.com.
The Center for Governmental Technology for more than three decades has been a leader in the development and implementation of technical assistance and educational programs for local government officials. Through these technical assistance and educational programs, the CGT assists local government officials, local units of government, and associations of local government in their efforts to improve governance at the grassroots and delivery of services to the citizens of Mississippi. The CGT does not take an advocacy role in the business, legislative, or political affairs of the local governments or local government associations with which it works. Contact department head Sumner Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Southern Rural Development Center seeks to strengthen the capacity of the region's 29 land-grant institutions to address critical contemporary rural development issues impacting the well-being of people and communities in the rural South. Contact director Lionel J. “Bo” Beaulieu at email@example.com.
Center for Education and Training Technology provides the development and implementation of innovative software tools and information technologies as well as staff development training in the use of those tools and technologies through an interdisciplinary approach involving a wide cross section of units, departments, and colleges from MSU, state and federal agencies, and corporate America. For more information, contact Dr. Betty Latimer at 662.325.9425 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Energy Institute (EI) at Mississippi State University (MSU) was created in 2008 to provide a mechanism to coordinate energy research at MSU, to encourage scientists and engineers to work together on energy projects, and to provide an atmosphere to exchange ideas and develop creative solutions for the complex energy challenges facing the world today. The EI at Mississippi State University is comprised of five research organizations: The Institute of Clean Energy Technology (ICET), the Micro-Cooling Heating and Power (CHP) group, Save Energy Now (Southeastern Center for Industrial Energy Intensity Reduction), the Southeast Clean Energy Application Center (CEAC), and the Sustainable Energy Research Center (SERC). Led by Dr. Glenn Steele, the EI works to develop new technologies to promote energy efficiency through combined heating and power concepts and energy audits, as well as developing technology to generate renewable transportation and heating fuel from biomass.
Geosystems Research Institute (GRI) acquires and disseminates knowledge about earth and its systems, integrates geosciences and engineering, translates geospatial technologies and skills into useful tools, and transitions science and technology into practice. For more information, contact Dr. Robert Moorhead at 662.325.2850 or email@example.com.
Institute for Genomics, Biocomputing and Biotechnology (IGBB) was established to improve the human condition by improving the security of health, food, fuel, the environment and the economy of our state and nation. For more information, contact Dr. Dan Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mississippi Water Resources Research Institute provides a statewide center of expertise in water and associated land-use and serves as a repository of knowledge for use in education, research, planning and community service. The WRRI goals are to serve public and private interests in the conservation, development, and use of water resources; to provide training opportunities in higher education whereby skilled professionals become available to serve government and private sector alike; to assist planning and regulatory bodies at the local, state, regional, and federal levels; to communicate research findings to potential users in a form that encourages quick comprehension and direct application to water related problems; to assist state agencies in the development and maintenance of a state water management plan; and to facilitate and stimulate planning and management. Contact director Wayne Wilkerson at email@example.com
Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) conducts high-impact research and education programs in the Northern Gulf of Mexico region focused on integration. The program contributes to the recovery and future health, safety, resilience and productivity of the region, through sustained research and applications in a geospatial and ecosystem context. For more information, contact Dr. Robert Moorhead at 662-325-2850 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Science Research Center (SSRC) conducts research on social, economic, political, human resource, and social, environmental problems facing the state, nation and world. SSRC provides a support system for the university to plan, develop, secure funding for, and conduct social research on problems of interest to the scientific community and consumers of research findings. For more information, contact Dr. Arthur Cosby at 662.325.7127 or email@example.com.
Center for Environmental Health Sciences unites researchers from several MSU units to focus on unique projects to maintain and improve the quality of environmental health in Mississippi, the nation and the world. A primary emphasis is investigation of the adverse effects of environmentally relevant chemicals on organisms including humans, with the goals of providing quantitative, mechanism-based science useful in regulatory decisions or strategies to eliminate these adverse effects. For more information, contact Dr. Jan Chambers at 662.325.1255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sustainable Energy Research Center (SERC) creates an infrastructure for coordinated interdisciplinary collaboration at MSU in the development of environmentally and economically sustainable energy sources specific to the southeastern United States. SERC is a catalyst for forging partnerships between academia, business, and the U.S. government. For more information, contact Dr. Glenn Steele at 662.325.7938 or email@example.com.