Centers & Institutes
The research centers and institutes at Harrisburg University provide experiential opportunities for students across a broad range of interests, issues and industries. Students and faculty work alongside government organizations and businesses to find solutions for real-world problems.
Center for Advanced Agriculture and Sustainability
CAA exists to support the adoption of technology-enabled approaches to sustainable and localized farming methods by bringing new applied research programs and agricultural technologies to Pennsylvania.
Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies
The Center for Advanced Entertainment and Learning Technologies (CAELT) is an applied research center that advances the use of interactive media for entertainment and learning.
Agile Lean Center
The Agile Lean Center aims to significantly improve business and project outcomes for state and local governments as well as local and global businesses through agile and lean business processes.
The Analytics Institute provides solutions, research, education and training in both structured and unstructured data analytics through strategic partnerships with entrepreneurs, private businesses and public sector entities.
Center for Environment, Energy and Economy (E3)
The Center for E3 focuses on interdisciplinary research that that translates science into actionable policy solutions, business practice improvement and the development of evidence-based decision support tools and systems.
Faculty Research Institute
This Institute was formed to coordinate research efforts, collaborate on research projects, encourage student participation at all levels in ongoing research and share knowledge and discoveries across the entire University.
Geospatial Technology Center
Harrisburg University established the Geospatial Technology Center (GTC) through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to map abandoned coal mines.
Government Technology Institute
The Government Technology Institute empowers government technology leaders with increased skills to make “Good Government Great Government” by connecting them with the expertise of sponsors, faculty and advisors.
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship bring important scientific discoveries, technological innovations, and academic research to the marketplace across a variety of industries and technologies.
Next Generation Enterprise Center
The Next Generation Enterprise Center employs innovative business models and advances research, education, training, publications and computer-aided consulting centered on the next generation of digital enterprise technologies.
Security Center of Excellence
The Security Center of Excellence is a targeted effort to support government security leaders and their staffs as well as the private sector through educational programs, collaboration and awareness-raising initiatives.
User Experience Center
The User Experience (UX) Center brings technological expertise and strategic capabilities to usability and market research by testing the prototypes of businesses, government agencies and academic departments under lab conditions.
Center and Institute News
HU to host ‘Healing from the Trauma of COVID-19’ discussion
Join Harrisburg University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for its next “Conversations in Innovation” set to take place from 12-1 p.m. on…
HU provides live aquaponics lab tour to EduNet Conference attendees
Two Harrisburg University professors and a Phoenix Contact engineer delivered presentations on a planned update to the University’s state-of-the-art aquaponics…
Facebook tech, content experts to share career-building advice
Join Harrisburg University’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 21 for an exciting opportunity to…
Professors, Phoenix Contact engineer to present HU aquaponics lab update at EduNet Conference
Two Harrisburg University professors and a Phoenix Contact engineer will deliver presentations on a planned update to the University’s state-of-the-art…
HU center to offer sustainable agriculture solutions
Harrisburg University is home to numerous research centers and institutes that address a broad range of interests, issues, and industries….
HU to hold second launch U Startup Challenge
Harrisburg University’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) will be accepting applications from students for its second launch U Startup Challenge Competition…
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