Centers & Institutes

In more than four dozen centers, institutes and major federally funded initiatives, our experts come together across disciplines to accelerate discovery and benefit society.

Beyond Main Campus

Texas Field Station Network

Brackenridge Field Station

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Marine Science Institute

McDonald Observatory

Stengl Lost Pines Biological Research Station 

Centers & Institutes

Biodiversity Center

Center for Generative AI

Center for Electrochemistry

Center for Learning and Memory

Center for Planetary Systems Habitability

Center for Quantum Information

Center for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience

Charles A. Dana Center for Mathematics and Science Education

Machine Learning Laboratory 

LaMontagne Center for Infectious Disease

Texas Aging and Longevity Center

Texas Biologics

Texas Materials Institute

Texas Quantum Institute

Texas Robotics

UTeach Institute

Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research

Weinberg Institute

UT Research Units with Our Faculty 

Applied Research Laboratories

Battery Research Group

Center for Health & Environment: Education and Research 

Center for Identity

Center for Perceptual Systems

Livestrong Institutes

Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences

Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

Population Research Center

Federally Funded Initiatives Led by UT Researchers

Beaufort Lagoon Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research

Center for Dynamics and Control of Materials

Center for Pandemic Decision Science

CEERS: The Cosmic Evolution Early Release Science Survey

The Cosmic Evolution Survey (COSMOS-Web)

Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment

Institute for Foundations of Machine Learning

Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA Neuroimmune)

The Wootton Center for Astrophysical Plasma Properties

Departmental Research Centers 

Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Center for Big Data Analytics

Center for Complex Quantum Systems

Center for Gravitational Physics

Center for High-Energy Density Physics

Center for Information Assurance and Security

Center for Nonlinear Dynamics

Center for Particles and Fields

Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology

Cosmic Frontier Center

COVID-19 Modeling Consortium

Institute for Fusion Studies

Laboratory for Advanced Systems Research 

Texas Center for Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics

UT Nutrition Institute

Weinberg Theory Group


All Biodiversity Collections

Billie L. Turner Plant Resource Center

UTEX Culture Collection of Algae