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NI Centers of Excellence


NI Centers of Excellence (CoEs) are research institutions, who in association with educational organizations, focus their research and applications on a specific domain, utilizing NI technology and providing worthwhile research achievements. Through research breakthroughs and discoveries, CoEs are able to provide a platform for academia-industry partnerships, exposing engineering students, professors and researchers to advanced technological advances with NI systems and solutions, designed to solve engineering and industrial challenges.


Mission of NI Centers of Excellence

  • To provide a conducive facility for development of technical and domain expertise among faculty members of the institute.
  • To bridge the gap of instrumentation for interdisciplinary requirements
  • To utilize the facility for community development in and around the region
  • To provide research papers that unveil innovative techniques of computer based design, analyses, measurement and control
  • To work closely with NI and NI technology, and collaborate to NI regional activities and initiatives.


NI Centers of Excellence Benefits

  • Receive NI Recognition as Center of Excellence
  • Get the research papers released and approved, published on
  • Become a regional reference for the Graphical System Design
  • Serve as NI Training Center when needed
  • Endorse professors as industrial consultants
  • Gain extended support from NI technical representatives
  • Give students greater employment opportunities
  • Challenge students with real-life industry projects


NI Centers of Excellence Requirements

  • Implement graphical system design in teaching curriculums in a minimum of three engineering departments
  • Have a minimum of five Labs in each department based on Graphical System Design [Hardware and Software]
  • Have a minimum of two Certified LabVIEW Developer Instructors in the institution
  • Give a minimum of one course to students in which they learn how to develop & program using LabVIEW
  • Integrate hands-on, experiential learning and research using NI Technology
  • Develop engineering solutions using NI technology
  • Leverage technology in order to animate theory and demonstrate concepts
  • Participate in NI regional activities and initiatives
  • Provide internships opportunities for students to build industrial experience



      Our Regional Centers of Excellence


      Focus Domain

       American University of Beirut


      American University of Beirut, Lebanon


      Virtual Instrumentation - Electronics and Computer Engineering

       Texas A&M University


      Texas A&M University at Qatar


      Electronics and Mechanical Engineering






      Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia




      Electronics and Communications Engineering

       Air University



      Air University, Pakistan



      Aerospace and Avionics

      Our Global Centers of Excellence



      Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States


      Bioinstrumentation and Mechatronics Research

      Stanford University



      Stanford University, United States


      Quantum Information Science Research Group Block Lab for Single Molecule Biophysics Research Stanford Information Networks Group (SING)

      Novosibirsk State Technical University



      Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia



      Basic and Advanced Training Courses in LabVIEW and DAQ