Research Institutes

  • AMRIAdvanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI)

    The Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI) is a multidisciplinary research institute that provides a unique opportunity to develop novel research ideas that ultimately involve the government, private, and academic sectors in the conception and development of research programs.

  • IAGreater New Orleans Center for Information Assurance (GNOCIA)

    UNO has the strongest Information Assurance (IA) program in the region and is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance Education (CAE) and in Information Assurance Research (CAE-R) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)—the only university holding these designations in the State of Louisiana.

  • PIESPontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences (PIES)

    The UNO Pontchartrain Institute for Environmental Sciences is a partnership of scientists and educators that combines rigorous scientific analysis with education, outreach, and planning to develop practical solutions to environmental challenges of the Pontchartrain Basin, the Gulf of Mexico, and similar coastal ecosystems in the U.S. and in our world.