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Research Centers

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Old Dominion University's Applied Research Center consists of an interdisciplinary team of researchers working on scientific and technological problems in the areas of thin films, laser and plasma applications, materials technology, and the emerging fields of nanotechnology, biomedical engineering, sensor science and technology, and MEMS

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The Center for Innovative Transportation Solutions is an office of the Old Dominion University Research Foundation. CITS provides analysis of surface transportation issues using modeling and simulation tools. CITS works with planners and leaders at the city, state and national level to make travel safer and more efficient.

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The mission of C-TIER is to provide opportunities for innovation, education, and research in telehealth for those involved in the provision of healthcare delivery, research, and healthcare technologies by creating collaborative opportunities, didactic content, and hands-on experiences with a variety of technologies.

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The Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography promotes research on the physical oceanography of the coastal ocean and related oceanographic processes.

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The E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate provides information and resources for the Hampton Roads real estate and economic development communities. The Center publishes annual real estate market reviews on the office, industrial, retail, single family and multi-family real estate markets and sponsors the annual Hampton Roads Real Estate Market Review and Forecast.

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The Research Center for Bioelectrics strives to increase scientific knowledge of how intense, pulsed electromagnetic fields and cold ionized gases interact with biological systems.

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The International Maritime, Ports & Logistics Institute provides a focal point for educational services and research programming that is responsive to the needs of Hampton Roads, Virginia and other port-related facilities in the world.

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The Engineering Makerspace and Invention Center (EMIC) provides a safe, inclusive, state-of-the art environment for students to invent, design, prototype, build and test. This free-to-use environment promotes interdisciplinary collaboration for all students at the Batten College of Engineering & Technology.

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The Plasma Engineering & Medicine Institute (PEMI) is a research facility focused on conducting fundamental and applied investigations of low temperature plasmas and their applications in biology and medicine. It offers a state-of-the-art facility and a vibrant academic environment where faculty, graduate and undergraduate students engage together in advanced research encompassing fundamental and applied research aspects in the field of plasma science and its applications.

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The ODU Center for Cyberecurity Education and Research (CCSER) will support ODU's mission to serve its students and enrich the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through rigorous academic programs, strategic partnerships, and active civic engagement.

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The SSRC is a fully equipped social science research center with staff expertise in various forms of research methods and data collection including mail surveys, telephone surveys, household interviews, and focus groups; and most conventional forms of data analysis.

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The National Centers for System of Systems Engineering (NCSOSE) is a university Enterprise Research Center of the Batten College of Engineering and Technology focused on decision making for multidisciplinary problems.

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The Center for Educational Partnerships works to make the best possible ideas and resources available to Virginia public school educators so we can fulfill our mutual mission of ensuring that every child has the opportunity to succeed in school and beyond.

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The focus of the Vision Laboratory is to develop new algorithms and architectures for real-time applications in the areas of signal processing, image processing, pattern recognition, artificial neural networks and biomimetic object-vision recognition.

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VMASC is one of the world's leading research centers for computer modeling, simulation, and visualization. The mission of the Center is to conduct collaborative MS&V research and development, provide expertise to government agencies and industry, and to promote Old Dominion University, Hampton Roads and Virginia as a center of MS&V activities.

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Virginia Institute for Spaceflight & Autonomy

VISA is a newly established Institute dedicated to igniting economic growth, workforce development, and innovation on the Eastern Shore (ES), Southeastern Va. and the entire Commonwealth for Spaceflight and Autonomy. VISA will foster partnerships between Governments, Industry, and Academia. to grow the spaceflight and autonomy ecosystems on the Eastern Shore.


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