Related Research Centers

Center for Transportation Studies (CTS)

CTS is a resource and facilitator, helping talented University researchers develop new knowledge about transportation and then helping share that knowledge with professionals and policymakers.

Charles Babbage Institute: Center for the History of Information Technology

The Charles Babbage Institute is an historical archives and research center of the University of Minnesota. CBI is dedicated to promoting study of the history of information technology and information processing and their impact on society.

Digital Technology Center (DTC)

The DTC integrates research, education, and outreach in digital design, computer graphics and visualization, telecommunications, intelligent data storage and retrieval systems, multimedia, data mining, scientific computation, and other digital technologies.

Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)

The IMA closes the gap between theory and its applications – identifying problems and areas of mathematical research needs, encouraging the participation of mathematicians in these areas, and by demonstrating that first-rate mathematics can make a real impact in the sciences.

Laboratory for Computational Science and Engineering

The Laboratory of Computational Science and Engineering (LCSE) provides a facility in which innovative hardware and system software solutions to problems in computational science and engineering can be tested and applied.

Security in Transportation Technology Research and Applications (SECTTRA)

SECTTRA works collaboratively with University of Minnesota researchers and other research programs to support the development and application of advanced technologies to improve transportation security.

Social Media and Business Analytics Collaborative (SOBACO)

Launched in 2012, the Social Media and Business Analytics Collaborative (SOBACO) builds on two decades of work in social computing. With top ratings in computer science, engineering, management, and decision sciences, the University of Minnesota is home to faculty researchers from across disciplines. SOBACO combines these University strengths with the real-world business challenges, domain expertise, and unique data sets of our industry partners. This collaborative relationship sparks new thinking and creates a place for innovative ideas to incubate. Together, we co-create new knowledge and business value for today’s data-rich, socially networked world - See more at: SOBACO Home Page

University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

The Supercomputing Institute for Digital Simulation and Advanced Computation is an interdisciplinary research program spanning all colleges of the University of Minnesota. The Supercomputing Institute provides supercomputing resources and user support to faculty and students and is a linchpin program in the University's broad-based digital technology effort.

University of Minnesota Informatics Institute (UMII)

The University of Minnesota Informatics Institute (UMII) was founded on January 6, 2014 with funding from the University of Minnesota (Central Administration) and MnDRIVE to foster data-intensive research in agriculture, engineering, environment, health, humanities, and social sciences and to identify education and infrastructure needs. UMII is one of a number of centers and institutes in the Office of the Vice President for Research. UMII is a start-up and as such, it will continue to be shaped by the University community in partnership with public and private entities.