Focus Areas

The Center for Integrated Pest Management (CIPM) at North Carolina State University partners with numerous federal, state, international and industry stakeholders in over 40 projects to develop innovative solutions and address challenges of invasive and domestic pests. Our current project areas include Regulatory Pest Informatics, Strategic Pest Management, and Social-Ecological Pest Analytics.

In addition to these project areas, we aid stakeholders with proposal and project management at local, regional, national and international levels. We also conduct training for professionals in pest risk analysis, database management, predictive models, and other topics as requested by our stakeholders.

Partnership Areas

Working on the above mentioned Focus Areas, the Center has developed unique expertise and technologies that could be shared with new partners and projects — find these unique Center capabilities in this section on partnership areas. Contact the Center leadership for more information on collaborating with us.

Pest Informatics

Collection, curation, validation and reporting of pest data as required by stakeholders.

Pest Analytics

Data analysis and visualization of agricultural and regulatory data. Spatiotemporal data on climate, pest biology, host phenology and survey are used within user-friendly frameworks to run models



We operate an Enterprise Data Center that is USDA-certified, offering enterprise class infrastructure. We develop, deploy and manage databases for our stakeholders.


Decision Support Systems

We develop models, applications and other decision
support systems to meet specific needs
of our stakeholders

We Support

Pesticide Environmental Stewardship

The Pesticide Environmental Stewardship (PES) Website is sponsored by the Center for Integrated Pest Management. PES provides convenient access to information on proper pesticide handling. All subject matter contained on this site has been reviewed and posted by Pesticide Safety Education Program Coordinators and Specialists from the Cooperative Extension Service. This website is intended for a national audience with links to state-specific information, where available. Crop producers, pesticide dealers, commercial/professional applicators, and the general public will benefit from the information presented in each topic, or module.