ARTP Research Centers
The Advanced Materials Institute is a center that provides access to advanced scientific instrumentation for characterization of the composition, structure, and properties of materials.
The Thermal Analysis Laboratory provides access to advanced scientific instrumentation for the measurement of the thermal properties of materials in support of the educational, research, and public service missions of WKU for faculty and students requiring thermal analysis data.
The Biodiversity Center investigates and documents biological diversity at spatial scales ranging from local to global, across temporal scales to synthesize and disseminate diversity information to promote appreciation, comprehension, and conservation of biological resources.
The Biotechnology Center at Western Kentucky University was established to facilitate hands-on educational opportunities for Biology students and to provide technical and educational services for faculty research. It is home to a variety of molecular biology instruments.
The Kentucky Climate Center serves the public and the university by directing existing statewide climatology programs and services and by assisting academic researchers involved in meterology-related work. Also, the Center provides information on the impact of climate on a wide variety of human activities.
The Disaster Science Operations Center (DSOC) integrates critical decision support and disaster security access and opportunities across public, private, government, and academic sectors through student-centered experiential learning and applied research..