Organized Research Units

Executive Vice President and Provost
Vice President for Research
Architecture, School of
Business, Red McCombs School of
Communication, Moody College of
Education, College of
Engineering, Cockrell School of
Geosciences, Jackson School of
Liberal Arts, College of
Natural Sciences, College of
Nursing, School of
Pharmacy, College of
Public Affairs, LBJ School of
Social Work, School of

Reporting to:
Executive Vice President and Provost

American History, Dolph Briscoe Center for
Don E. Carleton, Executive Director
SRH 2.101 (D1100)

Energy Institute
Thomas Edgar, Director
CPE 5.422 (C0400)

Humanities Research Center, Harry Huntt Ransom
Stephen Enniss, Director
HRC 3.210 (F1900)


Reporting to:
Vice President for Research

Advanced Technology, Institute for
Ian McNab, Acting Director
MCC (R6000)

Agile Technology, Center for
David A. Brant, Director
MCC 3.11042 (R5400)

Animal Resources Center
Glen Otto, Director
ARC 2.208 (A2500)

Applied Research Laboratories
Clark Penrod, Executive Director
ARL (F0210)

Business Research, Bureau of
Robert A. Peterson, Director
SANGAB (A0300)

Computational Engineering and Sciences, Institute for (ICES)1
J. Tinsley Oden, Director
ACE 4.102 (C0200)

Electromechanics, Center for
Robert Hebner, Director
PRC-EME 1.418A (R7000)

IC2 Institute
John Sibley Butler, Director
SANGAB (A0300)

Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
Jay R. Boisseau, Director
PRC-CMS 1.154 (R8700)

1 Reports jointly to the Vice President for Research, Cockrell School of Engineering, and College of Natural Sciences


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Architecture, School of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Wildflower Center, Lady Bird Johnson1
Susan Rieff, Director
4801 La Crosse Avenue (T5000)
Austin, TX 78739

1 Reports jointly to the School of Architecture and the College of Natural Sciences.

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Reporting through:
Dean of the Business, Red McCombs School of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Auditing Education and Research, C. Aubrey Smith Center for
William R. Kinney, Director
CBA 4M.202 (B6400)

Business, Technology and Law, Center for
Sirkka Jarvenpaa, Director
CBA 5.202 (B6500)

Energy Management and Innovation Center
Sheridan Titman, Director
CBA 6.266 (B6600)

International Business Education and Research, Center for
David Platt, Director
GSB 3.126 (B6000)

Research in Electronic Commerce, Center for
Andrew Whinston, Director
CBA 6.246 (B6500)

Risk Management and Insurance, Center for
Patrick L. Brockett, Director
GSB 5176E (B6501)


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Communication, Moody College of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Civic Life, Annette Strauss Institute for
Regina Lawrence, Director
Jesse H. Jones Communication Center - Building A (CMA)
Suite 7.146 (R2000)


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Education, College of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Applied Psychometric Research, Pearson Center for (University Research Unit)
Barbara Dodd, Director
SZB 538L (D5800)

Preventing Educational Risk, The Meadows Center for (University Research Unit)
Sharon Vaughn, Director
SZB 228 (D4900)

Reading and Language Arts, Vaughn Gross Center for
Greg Roberts, Director
SZB 228 (D4900)

Texas Child Study Center (University Research Unit)
Kevin Stark, Director
1600 W. 38th St.
Suite 212
Austin, TX 78731


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Engineering, Cockrell School of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Advanced Manufacturing Center
Steven Nichols, Director
ETC 4.146A (C2200)

Aeromechanics Research, Center for
Philip L. Varghese, Director
WRW 220A (C0604)

Computational Engineering and Sciences, Institute for (ICES)2
J. Tinsley Oden, Director
ACE 4.102 (C0200)

Computer Engineering Research Center
Jacob A. Abraham, Director
ACE 6.134 (C8800)

Construction Industry Institute
Wayne Crew, Director
MCC (R4500)

Energy and Environmental Resources, Center for
David Allen, Director
PRC-EME 1.316A (R7100)

Energy Security, Center for (University Research Unit)
John G. Ekerdt, Director
CPE 4.468 (C0400)

Excellence in Distributed Global Environments, Center for
Dewayne Perry, Interim Director
ACE 5.124A (C5000)

Geotechnical Engineering Center
Kenneth H. Stokoe, Director
ECJ 9.227 (C1792)

Mechanics of Solids, Structures, and Materials, Center for
Stelios Kyriakides, Director
WRW 110 (C0600)

Microelectronics Research Center
Sanjay Banerjee, Director
PRC-MER 1.606A (R9900)

Offshore Technology Research Center
(jointly operated with Texas A&M University)
Spyridon A. Kinnas, Associate Director
WRW 215 (C3700)

Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering, Center for
Kishore Mohanty, Director
CPE 2.502 (C0304)

Research in Water Resources, Center for
Lynn E. Katz, Director
PRC-119 (R8000)

Space Research, Center for
Byron D. Tapley, Director
MCC 200 (R1000)

Structural Engineering Laboratory, Phil M. Ferguson
Oguzhan Bayrak, Director
PRC-FS1 (R7200)

Texas Materials Institute1
Arumugam Manthiram, Director
ETC 8.102 (C2201)

Transportation Research, Center for
Chandra R. Bhat, Director
ECJ 6.100 (C1800)

Wireless Networking and Communications Group
Robert Heath, Director
ENS 431 (C0806)

1 Reports jointly to the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences.
2 Reports jointly to the Cockrell School of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences, and Vice President for Research.


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Geosciences, Jackson School of
to The Executive Vice President and Provost

Economic Geology, Bureau of
Scott Tinker, Director
PRC-BEG 1.216 (E0600)

Geophysics, Institute for
Terrence M. Quinn, Director
PRC, Bldg. 196 (R2200)

International Energy and Environmental Policy, Center for (CIEEP)
Jorge R. Piñon, Interim Director
EPS 1.140 (C9000)


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Liberal Arts, College of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Antiquity and Christian Origins, Institute for the Study of
L. Michael White, Director
WAG 212 (C3450)

Applied Research in Economics, Center for
Dale O. Stahl II, Director
BRB 1.116J (C3100)

Classical Archaeology, Institute for
Joseph C. Carter, Director
WAG 123 (C3400)

Criminology and Criminal Justice Research, Center for
William R. Kelly, Director
BUR 354 (A1700)

Imaging Research Center1
Alexander C. Huk, Director
MCC (R6000)

Latin American Studies, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of
Charles R. Hale, Director
SRH 1.314D (D0800)

Linguistics Research Center
Hans C. Boas, Director
PCL 5.112 (S5490)

Perceptual Systems, Center for
Wilson S. Geisler, Director
SEA 4.328 (A8000)

Population Research Center
Mark D. Hayward, Director
MAI 1800 (G1800)

Texas Archeological Research Laboratory
Brian E. Roberts, Director
TAR (R7500)

1 Reports jointly to the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Natural Sciences


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Natural Sciences, College of
to The Executive Vice President and Provost

Alcohol and Addiction Research, Waggoner Center for
R. Adron Harris, Director
MBB 1.124 (A4800)

Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
Raymond Mooney, Director
1616 Guadalupe, Ste 2.408 Austin, Texas 78701 (D9500)

Brain, Behavior, and Evolution, Center for
Hans Hofmann, Co-Director
Steven Phelps, Co-Director
PAT 319 (C0930)
PAT 140 (C0930)

Brackenridge Field Laboratory
Lawrence E. Gilbert, Director
PAT 443 (C0900)

Cellular and Molecular Biology, Institute for
Alan Lambowitz, Director
MBB 1.220C (A4800)

Complex Quantum Systems, Center for
Allan Macdonald, Director
RLM 7.222 (C1609)

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Center for
Johann Hofmann, Director
ACE 3.422 (C4500)

Computational Engineering and Sciences, Institute for (ICES)5
J. Tinsley Oden, Director
ACE 4.102 (C0200)

Culture Collection of Algae
Jerry Brand, Director
BIO 321 (A6700)

Dell Pediatric Research Institute
Robert Messing, Interim Director
1400 Barbara Jordan Blvd.
Austin, TX 78723-3092 (C0875)

Electrochemistry, Center for
Allen J. Bard, Director
WEL 2.424 (A5300)

Environmental Science Institute
Jay Banner, Director
EPS 3.102A (C9000)

Fusion Studies, Institute for
Francois Waelbroeck, Director
RLM 11.222 (C1500)

High Energy Density Science, Center for
Todd Ditmire, Director
RLM 12.204 (C1510)

Imaging Research Center3
Alexander C. Huk, Director
MCC (R6000)

Information Assurance and Security, Center for
Brent Waters, Director
1616 Guadalupe, Ste 2.408 Austin, Texas 78701 (D9500)

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center2
Susan Rieff, Director
4801 La Crosse Avenue (T5000)
Austin, TX 78739

Learning and Memory, Center for
Daniel Johnston, Director
NMS 4.104 (C7000)

Marine Science Institute
Robert Dickey, Director
750 Channel View Drive (T2500)
Port Aransas, TX 78373-5015

Mathematics and Science Education, Charles A. Dana Center for
P. Uri Treisman, Director
DEV 2.200 (A2650)

McDonald Observatory
Taft E. Armandroff, Director
RLM 13.116 (C1402)

Nano and Molecular Science and Technology, Center for
Keith J. Stevenson, Director
NST 1.206B (A5500)

Neuroscience, Institute for4
Daniel Johnston, Director
NMS 4.104 (C7000)

Nonlinear Dynamics, Center for
Harry L. Swinney, Director
RLM 14.222 (C1610)

Particles and Fields, Center for
Jack L. Ritchie, Director
RLM 5.208 (C1600)

Plant Resources Center
Beryl B. Simpson, Director
MAI 127 (F0404)

Relativity, Center for
Richard A. Matzner, Director
RLM 9.224A (C1600)

Structural Biology, Center for
Jon Robertus, Director
WEL 5.266A (A5307)

Systems and Synthetic Biology, Center for
Vishwanath R. Iyer, Co-Director
Edward M. Marcotte, Co-Director
MBB 3.106 (A4800)

Texas Cosmology Center (University Research Unit)
RLM 16.210 (C1400)

Texas Institute for Drug and Diagnostic Development (TI-3D)
Brent Iverson, Interim Director
WEL 5.320 (A5300) and CPE 4.410 (C0400)

Texas Materials Institute1
Arumugam Manthiram, Director
ETC 8.102 (C2201)

Texas Natural Science Center
Edward C. Theriot, Director
TMM (D1500)

Theoretical Chemistry, Institute for
John Stanton, Director
WEL 3.208 (A5300)

Weinberg Theory Group
Steven Weinberg, Director
RLM 9.306 (C1608)

1 Reports jointly to the College of Natural Sciences and the Cockrell School of Engineering.
2 Reports jointly to the College of Natural Sciences and the School of Architecture.
3 Reports jointly to the College of Natural Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts.
4 Reports jointly to the College of Natural Sciences and the College of Pharmacy.
5 Reports jointly to the College of Natural Sciences, Vice President for Research, and Cockrell School of Engineering


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Nursing, School of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Pharmacy, College of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Neuroscience, Institute for1
Daniel Johnston, Director
NMS 4.104 (C7000)

1 Reports jointly to the College of Pharmacy and the College of Natural Sciences.


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Public Affairs, LBJ School of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost


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Reporting through:
Dean of the Social Work, School of
to the Executive Vice President and Provost

Social Work Research, Center for
Mary Velasquez, Director
SSW 3.208G (D3510)


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