Solving mission critical challenges for North Carolina and beyond<br />Centers & Institutes<br />2010 Report<br />15 April...
The Role of NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Q:  Why do we support Centers & Institutes?<br />Multidisciplinary challe...
The Role of NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Q:  Why do we support Centers & Institutes?<br />Centers & Institutes fos...
The Roster of NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />The roster as of April 15, 2010:<br />Currently in planning:<br />Indus...
NC State’s Centers & Institutes Currently “in Planning”<br />
The Return on Investment: A Look at 2009 – 2010 Budget<br />$10,110,957 (7%) Dept/College/Unit <br />State General Funds<b...
The Return on Investment: A Look at Direct State Appropriations<br /> How Do We Leverage Direct State Appropriations?<br /...
The Return on Investment: Leveraging Direct State Appropriations<br />Total Budget of Centers & Institutes that Receive Di...
IMPACT: NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation<br />Bringing together studen...
The IMPACT: NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Institute for Maintenance Science & Technology (IMST)<br /><ul><li>H-46 h...
IMST uses advanced manufacturing to sustain equipment subjected to extreme environmental conditions including aircraft, la...
IMST is working to attract a cluster of industries – aerospace, automotive, power generation, and marine – to engage in te...
The IMPACT: NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI)<br />WRRI serves ~9.4 million N...
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Multidisciplinary challenges call for multidisciplinary approaches.

Our Centers & Institutes are built to do just that:
Address real-world challenges with academic, industrial, and governmental “team science.”

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4.15.2010: NC State's Centers & Institutes

  1. 1. Solving mission critical challenges for North Carolina and beyond<br />Centers & Institutes<br />2010 Report<br />15 April 2010<br />Terri L. Lomax<br />Vice Chancellor for Research <br />and Graduate Studies<br />
  2. 2. The Role of NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Q: Why do we support Centers & Institutes?<br />Multidisciplinary challenges call for multidisciplinary approaches. <br />Our Centers & Institutes are built to do just that: <br />Address real-world challenges with academic, industrial, and governmental “team science.”<br />The underlying mission for Centers and Institutes is to bring together the best knowledge, facilities, and research teams, to develop the best solutions for North Carolina, the nation, and beyond.<br />
  3. 3. The Role of NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Q: Why do we support Centers & Institutes?<br />Centers & Institutes foster the development of our <br />next generation of leaders: <br />Last year, 2,629 students participated in team research and industry-relevant methods to enhance career competitiveness, and significant mentorship opportunities.<br />
  4. 4. The Roster of NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />The roster as of April 15, 2010:<br />Currently in planning:<br />Industry members:<br />
  5. 5. NC State’s Centers & Institutes Currently “in Planning”<br />
  6. 6. The Return on Investment: A Look at 2009 – 2010 Budget<br />$10,110,957 (7%) Dept/College/Unit <br />State General Funds<br />$8,495,773 (6%)<br />Other<br />$1,908,184 (1%) <br />Private Gifts<br />$12,836,914 (9%)<br />Direct State Appropriations<br />$104,985,166 <br />(77%)<br />External Grants/Awards<br />For every $1 of direct state appropriations received, Centers & Institutes attract an additional $9.70 from other sources.<br />
  7. 7. The Return on Investment: A Look at Direct State Appropriations<br /> How Do We Leverage Direct State Appropriations?<br />$104,985,166 <br />(77%)<br />External Grants/Awards<br />
  8. 8. The Return on Investment: Leveraging Direct State Appropriations<br />Total Budget of Centers & Institutes that Receive Direct State Appropriations:<br />$2,619,339 (6%)<br />Dept/College/Unit State General Funds<br />$4,012,967 (8%) <br />Other<br />$83,180 (<1%) <br />Private Gifts<br />$28,172,927 <br />(59%)<br />External Grants/Awards<br />$104,985,166 <br />(77%)<br />External Grants/Awards<br />$12,836,914 (27%) <br />Direct State Appropriations<br />For every $1 of direct state appropriations received, the 12 Centers & Institutes that receive those funds attract <br />an additional $2.70 from other sources.<br />
  9. 9. IMPACT: NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation<br />Bringing together students, teachers, researchers, policy-makers, educational professionals, and community members, the Friday Institute is a center for fostering collaborations to improve education.<br />The Friday Institute engages 2,300 schools, 47,000 teachers, 1.4 million K-12 students<br />North Carolina’s Race to the Top:<br />On March 16, North Carolina’s team, including Glenn Kleiman, Executive Director of the Friday Institute, presented our Race to the Top Proposal to the U.S. Department of Education (USED). North Carolina was one of sixteen finalists. Winners from this round will be announced in early April with a second round of applications due in June.<br />For more information visit www.fi.ncsu.edu/<br />
  10. 10. The IMPACT: NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Institute for Maintenance Science & Technology (IMST)<br /><ul><li>H-46 helicopter rotor tip lights for night flights are expensive to repair in their current configuration. IMST designed, developed, and demonstrated the feasibility of a new wireless system that will increase reliability while reducing maintenance cost.
  11. 11. IMST uses advanced manufacturing to sustain equipment subjected to extreme environmental conditions including aircraft, land-based, and sea-based equipment.
  12. 12. IMST is working to attract a cluster of industries – aerospace, automotive, power generation, and marine – to engage in team research.</li></ul>For more information visit www.mse.ncsu.edu/imst/<br />
  13. 13. The IMPACT: NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI)<br />WRRI serves ~9.4 million NC citizens by providing research, education, & public service expertise to the largest urban water utilities in the state.<br />WRRI’s current research priorities are:<br /><ul><li>Water Availability, Use and Climate Interaction
  14. 14. Drinking Water Quality
  15. 15. Surface Water Quality Management
  16. 16. Urbanization Impacts on Water Quality
  17. 17. Aquatic Ecosystem Functions and Instream Flow Needs
  18. 18. Waste Management
  19. 19. Ground Water</li></ul>For more information visit www.ncsu.edu/wrri/<br />
  20. 20. The IMPACT: NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />The Nuclear Reactor Program (NRP)<br />In 1953, NC State became the first university in the world to host a nuclear reactor for teaching, research, and service to the public.<br />Today, the Nuclear Reactor Program is the only program of its kind in North Carolina, and offers the following nuclear services to the research community:<br /><ul><li>Neutron Activation Analysis
  21. 21. Neutron Radiography
  22. 22. Radioisotope Production</li></ul>In September 2007, NC State researchers produced the most intense low-energy positron (antimatter electron) beam operating anywhere in the world via the PULSTAR reactor.<br />http://www.ncsu.edu/featured-stories/innovation-discovery/oct-2007/antimatter-nuclear/index.php<br />For more information visit www.ne.ncsu.edu/NRP/reactor_program.html<br />
  23. 23. NC State’s Centers & Institutes<br />Questions?<br />Solving mission critical challenges for North Carolina and beyond<br />Terri L. Lomax<br />Vice Chancellor for Research <br />and Graduate Studies<br />

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