Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine

Co-Directors, Lance A. Liotta and Emanuel Petricoin III

Acronym: CAPMM Website
Unit: College of Science (COS)
Department: School for Systems Biology (SSB) Phone: 703) 993-9526
Fax: (703) 993-8606
Location: 10900 University Blvd. Bull Run Hall Room 325, MS1A9 Manassas, Virginia 20110

CAPMM'S mission is to: a) create new technologies and make basic science discoveries in the field of disease pathogenesis b) apply these discoveries and technologies to create and implement strategies for disease prevention, early diagnosis and individualized therapY.

Center for Computational Fluid Dynamics

Director, Rainald Lohner

Acronym: CFD Website
Unit: College of Science
Department: School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Science
Fax: 703) 993-4064
Location: MS 6A2, Planetary Hall Fairfax, Virginia 22030

CFD is the systematic application of computing systems and computational solution techniques to mathematical models formulated to describe and simulate fluid dynamic phenomena.

Center for Neural Informatics, Structures, and Plasticity

Director, Giorgio Ascoli

Acronym: CN3 Website
Unit: Krasnow Intstutue for Advanced Studies
Department: Molecular Neuroscience
Fax: (703) 993-4325
Location: Krasnow Instiute, Fairfax, VA 22030 MS 2A1

CN3 researchers investigate the relationship between brain structure, activity, and function from the subcellular to the network level, with a specific focus on the biophysical and biochemical mechanisms of learning and memory

Center for Social Complexity

Director, Claudio Cioffi-Revilla

Acronym: CSC Website
Unit: Krasnow Intstutue for Advanced Studies
Department: Computational Social Science Phone: 703) 993-1402
Fax: (703) 993-9290
Location: 373-384 Research Hall, MS 6B2, Fairfax, VA 22030 USA

CSC aspires to contribute as a scholarly collaboratory of excellence, discovery, and invention, pursuing the highest standards, and functioning as an active, cutting-edge leader and participant in the emerging international computational social science community.

Computational Materials Science Center

Director, Estela Blaisten-Barojas and Associate Director, Dmitri Klimov

Acronym: CMaSC Website
Unit: College of Science (COS)
Department: School of Physics, Astronomy, and Computational Science Phone: 703.993.6666
Fax: 703.993.6667
Location: 4400 University Dr., 371 Research Hall Fairfax, VA 22030

CMaSC researchers focus on the discovery, interpretation, simulation, and organization of the microscopic interactions between atoms and molecules in condensed phases of materials.

National Center for Biodefense & Infectious Disease

Director, Charles Bailey

Acronym: NCBID Website
Unit: College of Science (COS)
Department: School for Systems Biology (SSB) Phone: 703-993-4265
Fax: 703-993-4280
Location: 10650 Pyramid Place Manassas, VA 20110

NCBID's mission is to develop and evaluate diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines to counter the threat of bio-terrorism and newly emerging or re-emerging infectious diseases. Emphasis is placed on developing broad spectrum therapeutic drugs that modulate the adverse host response to the pathogen.

Center of Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology, and Cognition

Director, Raja Parasuraman

Acronym: CENTEC Website
Unit: College of Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS)
Department: Psychology Phone: 703.993.1357
Location: avid King Hall Room 2055 4400 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030

The major goal of the CENTEC is to help support the US Air Force mission of enhanced human effectiveness in air, space, and cyberspace operations through research in neuroergonomics, technology, and cognition.

Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics

Director, Janusz Wojtusiak

Acronym: DSHI Website
Unit: College of Health & Human Services (CHHS)
Department: Department of Health Administration and Policy Phone: 703-993-4148
Location: Northeast Module, Room 108 4400 University Drive, MSN 1J3 Fairfax, VA 22030

The mission of the Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics is to research computational methods to improve healthcare cost, quality, safety and effectiveness.

Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security

Director, Mick Kicklighter

Acronym: CIP/HS Website
Unit: School of Law (SOL) Phone: 703) 993-4840
Location: 3301 Fairfax Dr. Suite #450 Arlington, VA 22201-4426

CIP/HS integrates law, policy, and technology to conduct comprehensive analyses and research, including resiliency studies, independent program assessments, security evaluations, educational initiatives, conferences, white papers, and recommendations relevant to improving the safety and security of the United States and its allies.

Center for Health Information Technology (HIT)

Co-Directors Peggy J. Maddox and Larry Kerschberg

Acronym: HIT Website
Unit: College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) and the Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE), Phone: 703-993-1661
Fax: 703-993-1710
Location: Computer Science Department, MS 4A5 4400 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

The Center was formed in January, 2010 because of the pressing need to transform the current Healthcare System to meet the needs of all the health stakeholders — patients, physicians, laboratories, insurance companies, as well as state and federal agencies and governments — in providing high-quality care while containing costs.

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