The following are stand-alone Centers and Institutes at Oklahoma State University with expertise connected to the mission and goals of NESI.
BioPEC was created in the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (DASNR) to conduct basic and applied biobased renewable energy research and educational programs. BioPEC is composed of faculty from Agricultural Economics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, and Plant and Soil Sciences representing three OSU divisions.
The Riata Center includes a dedicated staff of entrepreneurship professionals who foster the spirit of entrepreneurship through innovative outreach programs. The team is dedicated to high impact entrepreneurial outreach on the campus, in the region, around the State of Oklahoma, and across America. The Center is intimately engaged with the entrepreneurial community, and strongly committed to creating unique experiential learning opportunities for students.
The OSU Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) is funded by the US Department of Energy (DOE) through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy via the Advanced Manufacturing Office.
Located in the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the Water Center helps resolve water issues in Oklahoma by
- supporting research on all topics related to Oklahoma water resources
- providing education and training opportunities for water specialists, professionals, and students
- disseminating knowledge gained by our researchers and faculty
- facilitating interdisciplinary team-building
The Water Center is supported through funds provided by the United States Geological Survey, Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, and the Thomas E. Berry Professorship.