Labs and Centers

Aero Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

For basic studies of fluid flows and combustion, facilities include a low-speed wind tunnel, a high-pressure shock tube, and a small hybrid rocket motor. Instrumentation includes optics and...

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Aerospace Robotics Laboratory

The Aerospace Robotics Laboratory is a research group in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. Research in the ARL focuses on improving robotic performance through...

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Aircraft Aerodynamics and Design Group

The Aircraft Aerodynamics and Design Group is involved with research in applied aerodynamics and aircraft design. The work ranges from the development of computational and experimental methods for...

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Army High-Performance Computing Research Center

Led by Stanford University and in partnership with the University of Texas at El Paso, New Mexico State University at Las Cruces, and Morgan State University, the Army High Performance Computing...

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Bio-Inspired Flight Lab

Stanford’s Bio-Inspired Flight Lab is focused on unraveling the aeromechanics of bird flight to build better flying robots. Individual bird development and their evolution as a species are...

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Biomotion Research Group

Researchers in this group study normal and pathological function which can ultimately be applied to the improved evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and injury. The goals are...

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Brown Institute for Media Innovation

Established in 2012, the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute is a collaboration between Columbia University and Stanford University, designed to encourage and support new endeavors in media...

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Center for Turbulence Research

Faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and visiting fellows use computer simulation methodology to conduct studies of turbulent flows aimed at improving prediction methods and developing...

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Center of Financial and Risk Analytics

Financial institutions face significant analytical demands in areas such as securities trading, portfolio management, risk management, and regulatory compliance. The agencies overseeing the financial...

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Center on Nanostructuring for Efficient Energy Conversion

The world's growing energy needs will require not one but a collection of extremely efficient energy technologies that will work in concert to produce, store, and use the large amounts of energy...

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