Centers and Institutes


The new Visualization Lab at the Center for Computational Science allows faculty, scientists, and students to display high-resolution images, data, charts, and other information in visually stunning formats.
UM students help build a sustainable forest in Guatemala.

Centers and Institutes

The University of Miami hosts a wide spectrum of centers and institutes that research, investigate, and explore areas of study and initiatives aimed at solving some of the world’s most perplexing societal problems and health issues.

These centers and institutes play an important role in the University’s interdisciplinary research, education, and teaching service.

The Institute for the Americas (MIA), for example, works to integrate the energies, ideas, and experiences of scholars, students, and other individuals who share a common while diverse interest in Latin America and the Caribbean, while the Center for Computational Science offers courses, workshops, and mentorship to students throughout the University who are interested in using Computational Science to examine data to solve problems.

At the Miller School of Medicine, an impressive list of centers and institutes is engaged in research around AIDS, aging, heart health, diabetes, sports performance and wellness, and patient safety, among other areas of discipline.