Welcome to DRI’s media resource library. The fact sheets listed below provide a brief overview of the research areas, services, and capabilities at the Desert Research Institute.

DRI consists of three primary research divisions and five interdisciplinary science centers on two campuses in Reno and Las Vegas. DRI houses more than 60 specialized labs in Reno and Las Vegas, as well as in Boulder City, Nevada and Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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General Information

Research Areas

Research Programs and Centers

Specialized Laboratories and Facilities

Research Projects


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