Center for Industrial Research Applications
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The Center for Industrial Research Applications is a nationally recognized research center within the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University. Its mission is to be self-supporting, provide an exceptional graduate educational experience, and develop high-tech engineering solutions for industrial problems that create opportunities to bolster West Virginia and the region's economic standing. CIRA researchers develop new technology, merge diverse technologies into new solutions, and develop new applications for emerging technologies.

CIRA offers a multidisciplinary experience and interaction with various engineering fields, such as: mechanical, aerospace, electrical, industrial, and computer sciences, along with the basic sciences, including chemistry, biology, and the medical sciences.


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