Institutes and Centers

Research, Innovation & Impact’s institutes and centers provide researchers with the infrastructure necessary to achieve far-reaching impacts. These institutions foster interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers, government, and industry, opening opportunities for research to influence public policy and contribute to economic development in Arizona and beyond.

Peter Reiners

Interim Associate Vice President for Research Centers & Institutes


Erika Hamden

Director, UA Space Institute

Liesl Folks

Liesl Folks

Vice President, Semiconductor Strategy

photo of Dr Regis Ferriere

Régis Ferrière

Deputy Director, France-Arizona Institute

Keith Allred

Executive Director, National Institute for Civil Discourse

Arthur "Barney" Maccabe

Arthur "Barney" Maccabe

Executive Director, Institute for the Future of Data and Computation

Jennifer Chamblee

Executive Associate to the Interim SVP

Senior Program Coordinator, University Research Institutes


Heather Haeger

Research Director, STEM Learning Center

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