Washington State University

Centers, Institutes & Laboratories

Guidelines for New Centers, Institutes and Laboratories

Five Year Review of Previously  Faculty Senate Approved Centers, Institues and Laboratories

Archived  Faculty Senate Approved Centers, Institutes and Laboratories
(LIST AS OF 05.13.16)




(as of 9.29.2016 - 52)


Arboretum & Wildlife Conservation Center (2015)

Biomolecular X-Rays Crystallography Center (2003)

Center for Behavioral Business Research (2010)

Center for Digital Scholarship & Curation (2014)

Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (1997)

Center for Environmental Research, Education & Outreach (2006)

Center for Institutional Research Computing (2016)

Center for Interdisciplinary Statistical Education and Research (2016)

Center for Materials Research (1993)

Center for Non-Thermal Processing of Food (1997)

Center for Precision & Automated Agricultural Systems (2000)

Center for Reproductive Biology (1997)

Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (2015)

Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being (1993)

Center for Transformational Learning & Leadership (2014)

Clean Plant Center Northwest (2015)

Energy Systems Innovation Center (2012)

Food & Environmental Quality Laboratory (2015)

Franceschi Electron Microscopy & Image Center (1977)

Freight Policy Transportation Institute (2015)

Health Science STEM Education Research Center (2015)

Hoops Institute of Taxation Research & Policy (2010)

IMPACT Center (1983)

Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (2016)

Institute of Biological Chemistry (1980)

Institute of Shock Physics (1997) – Formerly Center of Shock Physics 1992

Intensive American Language Center (1984)

International Business Institute (1997)

Laboratory for Atmospheric Research (1983)

Laboratory for Biotechnology & Bioanaylsis (2015)

Laboratory of Astrobiological Investigations & Space Mission Planning (2015)

Learning & Performance Research Center (2009)

Marriott Foundation Hospitality Teaching Center (2011)

Metropolitan Center for Applied Research & Extension (2015)

Monoclonal Antibody Service Center (1981)

Murrow Center for Media & Health Promotion (2010)

Nuclear Radiation Center (1977)

Pacific Northwest Center for  Mestizo & Indigenous Research & Outreach (2012)

Sleep & Performance Research Center (2008)

Smart Environments Research Center (2014)

Social & Economic Science Research Center (1970)

Sports Science Laboratory (2015)

Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy & Service (2003)

Translational Addiction Research Center (2011)

University Center for Innovation & Value Creation (2015)

Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory (2015)

Washington Center for Muscle Biology (2011)

Washington State Institute for Criminal Justice (2010) – Formerly Institute for Community Oriented Policing 1994

Water Research Center (1965)

Western Center for Risk Management Education (2015)

Wildlife Habitat-Nutrition Laboratory (2015)



*Service defines loosely as providing opportunities, support and/or outreach (free a few with charges).
*Teaching defines loosely as in workshops, forums, seminars, extension 

* Research both basic and/or applied
* Some CILs had a research component at one time, but due to leadership change or other variables presently                 emphasize service and/or teaching.


updated 10.12.16


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