Research Centers

University Research Centers & Institutes

Our research centers and institutes convene Lehigh faculty and others with shared and intersecting interests, incubate collective endeavors, steward shared resources and provide venues for collective work.

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Center for Catastrophe Modeling and Resilience

Lehigh’s first University Research Center, this interdisciplinary center focuses on catastrophe modeling and resilience applied to natural disasters and health-related threats. Learn more about the Center for Catastrophe Modeling >

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Institute for Indigenous Studies

This institute works in partnership with indigenous peoples, nations, communities, and organizations aiming to improve the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of Indigenous peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere. Learn more about the Institute for Indigenous Studies >

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Oceans Research Center

The Lehigh Oceans Research Center is a consortium of researchers studying the ocean system and the life within it. The center’s interdisciplinary research combines fieldwork, laboratory, and computational approaches. Learn more about the Oceans Research Center >

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Center for Supply Chain Research

The Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh (CSCRL) bridges theory and practice to promote a collaborative exchange of ideas on critical issues affecting supply chain management. Learn more about the Center for Supply Chain Research >

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The Center for Promoting Research to Practice

The Center for Promoting Research to Practice intends to generate new knowledge that will favorably impact the lives of individuals with or at-risk for disabilities and promote the use of evidence-based best practices by schools, families, and community service providers. Learn more about the Center for Promoting Research to Practice >

All Centers & Institutes (alphabetical)

Last updated: May 2024