Centers & Institutes
The research centers and institutes at Harrisburg University provide experiential opportunities for students across a broad range of interests, issues and industries. Students and faculty work alongside government organizations and businesses to find solutions for real-world problems.
Center for Advanced Agriculture and Sustainability
CAA exists to support the adoption of technology-enabled approaches to sustainable and localized farming methods by bringing new applied research programs and agricultural technologies to Pennsylvania.
Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies
The Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies (CAELT) is an applied research center that advances the use of interactive media for entertainment and learning.
Center for Project Management Innovation (CPMI)
The Center for Project Management Innovation (CPMI) aims to significantly improve business and project outcomes for state and local governments as well as local and global businesses.
Analytics Institute (AI)
The Analytics Institute provides solutions, research, education and training in both structured and unstructured data analytics through strategic partnerships with entrepreneurs, private businesses and public sector entities.
Center for Applied Environmental & Geospatial Technology
HU’s Center for Applied Environmental and Geospatial Technology prepares students for successful careers, in the fields of environmental and geospatial technologies, through a wide array of real world projects.
Center for Environment, Energy and Economy (E3)
The Center for E3 focuses on interdisciplinary research that that translates science into actionable policy solutions, business practice improvement and the development of evidence-based decision support tools and systems.
Faculty Research Institute
This Institute was formed to coordinate research efforts, collaborate on research projects, encourage student participation at all levels in ongoing research and share knowledge and discoveries across the entire University.
Government Technology Institute (GTI)
The Government Technology Institute empowers government technology leaders with increased skills to make “Good Government Great Government” by connecting them with the expertise of sponsors, faculty and advisors.
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship bring important scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and academic research to the marketplace across a variety of industries and technologies.
Next Generation Enterprise Center
The Next Generation Enterprise Center employs innovative business models and advances research, education, training, publications and computer-aided consulting centered on the next generation of digital enterprise technologies.
Security Center of Excellence (SCE)
The Security Center of Excellence is a targeted effort to support government security leaders and their staffs as well as the private sector through educational programs, collaboration and awareness-raising initiatives.
User Experience Center
The User Experience (UX) Center brings technological expertise and strategic capabilities to usability and market research by testing the prototypes of businesses, government agencies and academic departments under lab conditions.
Center and Institute News
CIE Director discusses Center, Celebration of Innovation, Diversity, and Inclusion! on Good Day PA
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship will host a one-of-a-kind event that celebrates Innovation, Diversity,…
Research Institute spotlights HU professor’s innovative science communication methods
Harrisburg University Professor Dr. Melanie Stegman and educational video games she develops were the focus of a recent article published…
Join CIE’s Conversations in Innovation Series: Innovative Leaders Building Great Companies
Please join Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) for the next Conversations in Innovation session from…
HU professor: Vehicles use Bluetooth, USBs to store personal information
Charles Palmer, Harrisburg University Interactive Media Professor, recently joined CBS21 news to discuss connecting electronic devices to vehicles and how…
HU professor discusses methane leaks, gas industry image with NPR
Harrisburg University Engineering and Energy Professor Dr. Arvind Ravikumar recently weighed in on gas industry companies and their desire to…
Lean, Smart Cities project helps Ph.D. student sharpen research, critical thinking skills
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s culture of inquiry has transformed the University into one of Pennsylvania’s premiere Science and…
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