ARC Consortium

Jefferson Center and the ARC are home to a unique collaboration between four Virginia universities working with Jefferson Lab to explore and develop new technologies relating to materials processing of significant importance to industries. The ARC gives over 150 Ph. D. scientists access to 27 state-of-the-art laboratories.


To advance the use of processes that control energy to create and modify materials, structures and devices critical for high value-added manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, marine, and semiconductor industries

Consortium Member Institutions

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