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Institutes and Organized Research Centers of Excellence


Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies
Director: Jeff Campbell
Telephone: 817.272.0924
Address: 202 E. Border Street Suite 319, Arlington TX 76019

User facilities:
Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry
Shimadzu Center for Bio-Molecular Imaging
Shimadzu Center for Environmental, Forensics and Material Science
Shimadzu Institute Materials & Structures Genome Center
Shimadzu Institute Nanotechnology Research Center
Shimadzu Institute Center for Human Genomics
Shimadzu Institute Animal Care Facility

UTARI (UT Arlington Research Institute (UTARI)
Executive Director: Mickey McCabe, PhD.
Telephone: 817.272.5900
Address: 7300 Jack Newell Blvd South, Fort Worth, TX 76118

Organized Research Centers of Excellence

North Texas Genome Center
Director: Jon Weidanz, PhD
Associate Director: Todd Castoe, PhD
Telephone: 817.272.9246
Address: 500 UTA Blvd Suite 474., Arlington, TX 76019

Center for Renewable Energy, Science & Technology (CREST)
Co-Director: Brian Dennis, PhD
Co-Director: Krishnan Rajeshwar, PhD
Email:  or
Telephone: 817.272.1021
Address: 202 E. Border Street Suite 319, Arlington TX 76019

Center of Excellence for High Energy Physics
Director: Kaushik De, PhD  
Telephone: 817.272.2813
Address: Science Hall, Box 19059, Arlington TX 76019

Center of Excellence in Health & Chronic Illness
Director: Robert Gatchel, PhD  
Telephone: 817.2722.2541
Address: 501 S. Nedderman Drive, Arlington TX 76010

Medical Imaging & Device Innovation Center
Directors: Hanli Liu, PhD and Khosrow Behbehani, PhD  
Telephone: 817.272.2251
Address: Engineering Research Building, Room 226, 500 UTA Blvd., Arlington TX 76019

Security Advances VIA Applied Nano-Technology (SAVANT)
Director: Wei Chen, PhD  
Telephone: 817.272.9208 email:
Address: 512 Yates, Arlington TX 76019

Sustainable And Resilient Civil Infrastructure (SARCI)
Director: Anand Puppala, PhD  
Telephone: 817.272.5821
Address: 416 Yates Street, Nedderman Hall, , Arlington TX 76019

Solid Waste Institute for Sustainability
Director: MD Sahadat Hossain, PhD, P.E.
Telephone: 817-272-3577
Address: 416 Yates Street, Nedderman Hall, Room 119, Arlington TX 76010

Director: Mark Sessumes
Telephone: 817.272.5981
Address: 202 E. Border Street, Suite 323, Arlington TX 76019

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