Atlas Great Lakes Tier 2 Computing Center
Atlas is a joint center operated by U-M and Michigan State University, part of the second level of data simulation and analysis for the CERN ATLAS project, and makes data available to the hundreds of participating scientists from around the U.S.
Center for Highly Interactive Classrooms, Curricula, and Computing for Education (hi-ce)
The Center for Highly Interactive Classrooms, Curricula & Computing in Education is a group of educators, computer scientists, psychologists, scientists, and learning specialists located in the School of Education, at the University of Michigan. The center is dedicated to educational reform through inquiry-based curricula, learner-centered technologies, comprehensive professional development, and administrative and organizational models.
Center for Radiative Shock Hydrodynamics (CRASH)
The overarching goal of CRASH is to accurately simulate Radiative Hydrodynamics (RH) and quantify the accuracy with which we can predict a given measured output from a given experiment. The CRASH research team aims for a quantitative assessment of how closely their simulations reflect reality.
Center for Space Environment Modeling (CSEM)
The overall goal of CSEM is to develop high-performance, first-principles based computational models to describe and predict hazardous conditions in the near-earth space environment extending from the sun to the ionosphere, called space weather. In order to achieve predictive capability, the models must run considerably faster than real time on mid-size parallel computers.
Center for Statistical Genetics
The Center for Statistical Genetics is an interdisciplinary program which seeks to encourage research and training at the interface between human genetics and the mathematical sciences. The human genome project is changing the practice of medicine and public health, and genetics is playing an ever more central role in all the biomedical sciences. This expanding role includes the mapping and sequencing of the human genome and the genomes of other organisms, the identification of all human genes and the cataloging of all common human genetic variants, the development of methods to assay the expression of many genes simultaneously, the investigation of the molecular evolution of human genes, and the translation of the resulting knowledge to address questions of human health and disease.
Center for the Study of Complex Systems
The Center catalyzes and encourages research in complex adaptive systems at the University of Michigan by working to expand and coordinate educational opportunities in complex adaptive systems, by assisting faculty who explore the boundaries and overlaps between the complex systems approach and more traditional approaches within the University and business communities, by fostering a community of complex systems researchers and students, by enhancing the University of Michigan’s world-wide reputation in complex systems research and education, and helping to raise funds through government and foundation grants, private and corporate donations to support Center activities.
Clinical Simulation Center
The Clinical Simulation Center faculty and staff are available to provide assistance with simulation design, instruction and training services, research and development, and ACLS certification courses. The center, which is part of UMHS, also provides consultation services for research, curriculum and instructional development, and technology development specific to medical simulation.
Theory and computational modeling are vibrant components of Biophysics at Michigan. As biology advances into this century, new levels of quantitative understanding of biological systems are emerging from the strong partnership between theory/modeling and experiment. At Michigan, Theoretical and Computational Biophysicists are at the forefront of developing and using theoretical approaches to extend our understanding of biological processes associated with protein and nucleic acid structure, folding, misfolding and assembly, drug discovery and design and cellular processing.
Computational Linguistics, also known as Natural Language Processing, seeks to describe algorithms that produce, understand, and learn human languages. It is concerned both with the science and technology of human language, and indeed the two go hand in hand.
Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Computational medicine and biology, also known as bioinformatics, is an emerging field that pursues biological questions using advanced computational technology such as complex merged datasets and powerful computing clusters. Faculty from all areas of campus are affiliated with the center.
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
An international consortium of about 700 academic institutions and research organizations, ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center
This center is working on disease modeling software for clinical research. The purpose is to facilitate modeling of the progression of chronic disease such as diabetes so that investigators can evaluate the cost/utility of a proposed method of prevention, early diagnosis or intervention.
University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)
The Transportation Research Institute at The University of Michigan is committed to interdisciplinary research that will ultimately increase driving safety and further transportation systems knowledge. UMTRI is currently operating a research program with $13.7 million in expenditures, with funds received from federal and state government agencies, motor vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, and other organizations.