The University of Arizona is home to more than 70 world-class research centers, institutes, laboratories, networks and programs, which serve as hubs of collaboration and expertise. They collectively advance our understanding of pressing issues such as water sustainability, climate change, ecosystem conservation, and energy and move solutions into society.
The WEST (Water & Energy Sustainable Technology) Center is a world renowned venue focused on water and wastewater treatment and monitoring, alternative energy and related technologies.
WISE offers programs for girls and women ranging from middle school students to professionals, including a conference for middle and high school girls, academic and career preparation programs for college students, mentoring, internships, scholarships, and much more.
The Yuma Center of Excellence for Desert Agriculture (YCEDA) is an innovative public-private partnership that addresses high-priority issues identified by industry stakeholders to improve all aspects of desert crop production systems and economics.