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Institutes and Centers

Building Energy Center

The goal of the Building Energy Center (UD-BEC) is to help improve building performance and energy efficiency while educating energy-efficiency engineers and advancing the science of building energy performance.

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CETRASE: Center of Excellence Thin-Film Research and Surface Engineering
CETRASE researchers focus on the improvement of sensors, electronics, electro-optics and energy systems. 
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Flame Retardant Materials Science

A collaboration between the University of Dayton's chemical and material engineering, civil and environmental engineering, chemistry, and the Research Institute's (UDRI) Power and Energy Division that focuses on advancing basic and applied chemical and material sciences to deliver new and improved fire safe solutions by working with academic, government and industrial partners in the U.S. and abroad.

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Industrial Assessment Center

The University of Dayton Industrial Assessment Center (UD-IAC) conducts free energy, waste and production assessments for mid-sized industries and is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. 

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Intelligent Infrastructure Systems

The Center for Intelligent Infrastructure Systems (IIS) is a multi-disciplinary research center at the University of Dayton to foster research in smart, sustainable, resilient and reliable infrastructure systems.

Center for Intelligent Infrastructure Systems
LOCI: Lidar and Optical Communications Institute
LOCI offers laser radar curriculum and consolidates the brainpower of the region's lidar researchers — instructors from the University of Dayton and the Air Force Institute of Technology.
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Mumma Radar Lab, Center of Excellence
One of the world's most unique radar labs. While robots are rotating in the space, the custom-made eight-channel Agilent Network Analyzer collects data. Mumma Radar Lab has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Distributed Sensing and Multistatic Radar.
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Vision Lab, Center of Excellence for Computational Intelligence and Machine Vision
The mission of the Vision Lab is to invent new technologies for sensor-based information extraction and automatic decision-making and to train undergraduate and graduate students to become outstanding candidates to learn, lead and serve in the areas of machine intelligence and autonomous systems.
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von Ohain Fuels and Combustion, Center of Excellence
Conducts high-caliber research in modeling, simulation and optimization as applied to energy and environmental engineering areas. 
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School of Engineering

Kettering Laboratories
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0254