Research Centers

The Center, the only location in North America with small test green roofs on replicated buildings, characterizes and quantifies the performance of green roofs and promotes their discoveries through education and outreach.

The Center for Sports Surface Research at Penn State is dedicated to the improvement of all sports surfaces. Through cooperative scientific inquiry the center's members expect to improve performance and safety on all sports surfaces.

The Penn State Center for Turfgrass Science has been at the forefront of cutting edge turfgrass research for decades.