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Research Centers of Excellence

CANVAS draws upon vast and diverse expertise at MSU from the following Research Centers of Excellence.

BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action (an NSF Science and Technology Center headquartered at MSU).

Center for Highway Pavement Preservation (CHPP) designated by the U.S. Department of Transportation as the country’s first Tier 1 University Transportation Center (UTC) for highway pavement preservation.

Composite Materials and Structures Center (CMSC)

Composite Vehicle Research Center (CVRC)

Energy and Automotive Research Lab (EARL)

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI)

Detroit large-scale manufacturing industry collaboration facility

Vehicles technology area