Informatics Research Institute

The Informatics Research Institute (IRI) at UL Lafayette oversees three centers which conduct work in the field of informatics to ensure the transformation of information for solving problems that impact our society.

Informatics Research Institute

The Informatics Research Institute (IRI) conducts research in data science to unleash the potential of Big Data for the benefit of society in such areas as health, crisis response, community resiliency, and smart and connected community. IRI at UL Lafayette serves as a driver for optimization across three constituent centers:





University Alignment

  • Expand the University’s research and development portfolio and capabilities through contracts and grants
  • Complement the academic programs and contributing to digital media and software development workforce development through apprenticeship and internships, thesis and project co-direction, and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics outreach  activities
  • Support the area’s start-up and entrepreneurs through technology transfer

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