Center for Engineering Research & Education
Impact Industry and Education with CERE
Join us at Liberty University’s Center for Engineering Research & Education (CERE) in Bedford County, Va., and help promote research and development through our upcoming state-of-the-art industry labs.
Research as a Student
There are many research opportunities within the School of Engineering. Undergrad students have the opportunity to come alongside world-class research professors and assist in the research process and writing of articles for academic journals. Undergrad students have even had the opportunity to present their papers and research at conferences across the United States alongside their professors.
Graduate students are assigned an Academic Advisor/Research Professor. These students have the opportunity to research and write under the guidance and tutelage of their Advisor.
Higher Education and CERE
Uniting industry and academics, CERE provides a working platform for research and higher education. Our industry-sponsored labs will help meet industry needs, foster academic research pursuits, and provide work opportunities for students.
Students from across the state of Virginia and Liberty University will benefit from opportunities to observe and assist with research in the fields of science and engineering. Together, we will provide a unique place of learning, research, and training to equip our future workforce to meet and lead the energy challenges and needs for the next decade.
Become an Industry Affiliate
When you partner with CERE, your organization joins Liberty University in a commitment of time, resources, and support to help meet industry energy needs for the future.
Your involvement will aid in enhancing and developing new technologies and the future workforce. It will help grow the global energy industry through applied research and education as well as benefit advanced manufacturing companies across the Commonwealth.
Industry Labs include:
- Chemical / material lab
- EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) lab
- 3D Prototype Lab
- Calibration lab
- Non-destructive testing lab
- Machine Shop
CERE Staff & Board
CERE Assistant Director
Facilities & Lab Support Manager
CERE Administrative Coordination
1173 Research Way
Forest, VA 24551