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Center for Industrial Research Applications

CIRA is a nationally recognized research center within the College of Engineering and Mineral Resources (CEMR) at West Virginia University (WVU). Its charter is to be self-supporting, provide an exceptional graduate educational experience, and develop high-tech engineering solutions for industrial problems that create opportunities that 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's research projects are listed under the area of Control, Design, and Manufacturing.