Centers and Institutes

Additional sources in specific areas may also be identified by contacting the following directors of institutes and centers that have been established on campus.

Biostatistics Consulting Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (BCCUMA)

  • Elaine Puleo, 413/545-1869
  • Penelope Pekow, 413/545-1872

Center for Advanced Sensor and Communication Antennas

  • Daniel Schaubert, 413/545-2530

Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment

  • Patricia J. Vittum, 413/545-4800

Center for Applied Mathematics and Computation

  • Markos A. Katsoulakis, 413/545-1331
  • Nate Whitaker, 413/545-1572

Center for Economic Development

  • John Mullin, 413/545-6628

Center for e-Design and Realization of Engineered Products and Systems

  • Ian R. Gross, 413/545-1350

Center for Education Policy

  • Sharon Ralllis, 413/545-0958

Center for Educational Assessment

  • Ronald Hambleton, 413/545-0262
  • Stephen Sireci, 413/545-0564

Center for Educational Software Development  (CESD)

  • David Hart, 413/545-3278

Center for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (CEERE)|

  • James Manwell, 413/545-4359

Center for Excellence in Apoptosis Research (CEAR)

  • Lawrence Schwartz, 413/545-2435

Center for Fueling the Future

  • S. Thayumanavan, 413/545-1313

Center for Geometry, Analysis, Numerics & Graphics (GANG)

  • Rob Kusner, 413/545-6022
  • Franz Pedit, 413/545-0824

Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing

  • Mark Tuominen, 413/545-1994
  • James Watkins, 413/545-2569

Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution

  • Ethan Katsh, 413/545-5879

Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval (CIIR)

  • Bruce Croft, 413/545-0463
  • James Allan, 413/545-3240

Center for International Education

  • David R. Evans, 413/545-0465

Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets

  • Thomas Schneeweis, 413/545-5641

Center for Jewish Studies

  • Jay Berkovitz, 413/545-5868

Center for Knowledge Communication

  • David Hart, 413/545-3278
  • Beverly Woolf, 413/545-4265

Center for Language, Speech, and Hearing

  • Teri Hutchinson, 413/545-2565

Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies

  • Sonia Alvarez, 413/545-4648

Center for Manufacturing Productivity

Center for Neuroendocrine Studies

  • Geert J. de Vries, 413/545-0663

Center for Nutrition in Sport and Human Performance
 

Center for Public Policy and Administration

  • M.V Lee Badgett, 413/545-0159

Center for Real-Time and Intelligent Complex Computing Systems (CRICCS)

  • W. Richards Adrion, 413/545-2475

Center for Research in Art and Technology

  • Patricia Galvis-Assmus, 413/545-6938

Center for Research and Education in Women's Health

  • Lisa Chasan-Taber, 413/545-1664

Center for Research on Families (CRF)

  • Maureen Perry-Jenkins, 413/545-4631

Center for Rural Massachusetts

  • Glenn H. Garber, 413/545-0153

Center for the Study of African American Language (CSAAL)

  • Lisa Green, 413/577-0937

Center for the Study of Communication

  • Susan Dreyer, 413/545-1331

Center for School Counseling Outcome Research

  • Jay Carey, 413/545-3619

Center for Spectator Sport Research

  • Tracy Schoenadel, 413/545-5590

Center for Student Business

  • Rosemary Schmidt, 413/545-2166

Center for Teaching and Faculty

  • Mary Deane Sorcinelli, 413/545-5143

Center for UMass-Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP)

  • James D. Capistran, 413/577-1518

Center for Women and Community

  • Rebecca Lockwood, 413/545-0883
  • Gisella Zuniga, 413/545-0883

Climate System Research Center

  • Raymond S. Bradley, 413/545-0659

DEFA Film Library

  • Barton Byg, 413/545-6681

Donahue Institute

  • J. Lynn Griesemer, 413/545-0001

Electronic Enterprise Institute

  • Norman Sondheimer, 413/545-5654

Engineering Research Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)

  • David McLaughlin, 413/577-2221

Environmental Biotechnology Center (Geobacter Project)

  • Derek Lovley, 413/545-9651

History Institute

  • 413/545-1330

Institute for Cellular Engineering (ICE)

Susan Roberts, 413/545-1660

Institute for Global Health

  • David Buchanan, 413/545-1005

Institute for Social Science Research

  • Laurel Smith-Doerr, 413/545-5981

Labor Relations and Research Center

  • Eve Weinbaum, 413/577-0458

MassNanoTech

  • Mark Tuominen, 413/545-0570
  • James Watkins, 413/545-0570

Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies

  • Arthur F. Kinney, 413/577-3600

Massachusetts Center for Renewable Energy and Science Technology (MassCREST)

  • S. Thayumanavan, 413/545-1313
  • E. Bryan Coughlin, 413-577-1616

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network

  • Georgianna Parkin, 413/545-6301

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)

  • Thomas P. Russell, 413/545-2680

National Center for Digital Government

  • Jane E. Fountain, 413/545-1007
  • Charles Schweik, 413/545-1824
  • Stuart Shulman, 413/545-5375

Nonprofit Center

  • William Diamond, 413/545-5671

Northeast Center for Urban & Community Forestry

  • David Bloniarz, 413/545-3755

Northeast Regional Environmental Public Health Center

  • Edward Calabrese, 413/545-2797

Office of Community Service Learning

  • John Reiff, 413/545-2015

Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute

  • UMass Amherst/Baystate Medical Center partnership
  • Lawrence M. Schwartz, 413/794-0674

Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)

  • Gerald Epstein, 413/577-0822
  • Robert Pollin, 413/577-0819

Process Design and Control Center

  • Michael Henson, 413/545-3481

Psychological Services Center

  • Christopher E. Overtree, 413/545-5943

Science, Technology and Society Initiative

  • Jane E. Fountain, 413/545-1007

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Institute

  • Morton Sternheim, 413/545-1908

Scientific Reasoning Research Institute (SRRI)

  • William Gerace, 413/545-3774

Security, Emergency Preparedness, and Response Institute (SEPRI)

  • Abhijit Deshmukh, 413/545-1615

Social & Demographic Research Institute (SADRI)

  • Douglas Anderton, 413/545-5973

STEM Diversity Institute

  • Jennifer MacDonald, 413/577-2481

Stonewall Center

  • Brett Genny Beemyn, 413/545-4824

Strategic Information and Technology Center (SITEC)

  • Norm Sondheimer, 413/545-5654

The Environmental Institute (TEI)

  • Sharon Tracey, 413/545-2842

The Institute for Massachusetts Biofuels Research (TIMBR)

  • Michael Henson, 413/545-3481

Translation Center

  • Edwin Gentzler, 413/545-2203

Joseph Troll Turf Research Center

  • Thom Griffin, 413/545-3066

UMass Family Business Center

  • Ira Bryck, 413/545-4545

UMass Transportation Center

  • John Collura, 413/545-5404

Virtual Center for Supernetworks

  • Anna Nagurney, 413/545-5635

Warring States Project

  • E. Bruce Brooks, 413/584-1810

Water Resources Research Center (WRRC)

  • Paula Rees, 413/545-5528

Western Massachusetts Writing Project

  • Anne Herrington, 413/545-5466

Wireless Communications Center

  • Dennis Goeckel, 413/545-3514

List updated January 23, 2012