Speed Core Facilities & Research Centers/Institutes

Core Facilities

In addition to individual faculty laboratories Speed School maintains a number of cross-discipline open access core facility and interdisciplinary research centers/institutes specializing in strategic areas. These state of the art facilities support the overall research mission and allow us to tackle complex issues involving faculty, staff and students from different departments.


To engage with one of Speed School's many Research Centers & Institutes please contact the faculty director listed on the link below.

Multi-User Core Facilities

Over the last two decades, Speed School and the state of Kentucky has invested nearly $250 million in the following targeted strategic research areas: micro/nanotechnology, additive manufacturing, and renewable energy. To promote growth, multi-user core facilities have been established for each area. These state of the art core facilities are fully staffed and are open to all academic and industrial users for a nominal fee. Please contact the appropriate faculty director or manager to leverage the excellent capabilities of these shared-use core facilities