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Growth through Innovation

The Research Center is the innovation engine of UTC and its businesses. These businesses - Otis Elevator; UTC Climate, Controls and Security; Pratt & Whitney; UTC Aerospace Systems - recognize UTRC as defining what’s next, and ready to solve the toughest problems. Part of that engine is collaborating with a network of partners to move the world forward. These include not only UTC’s businesses, but also government agencies, national laboratories, universities, commercial and aerospace companies, and private organizations.

UTRC is headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, with additional operations in Berkeley, California; Shanghai, China; Rome, Italy; and Cork, Ireland.

You Belong Here

Our workforce is as diverse as the customers we serve. Comprised of different backgrounds and varied experiences from across 45 countries, you’ll find yourself surrounded by individuals who are as inspirational as they are passionate.

Research Internships

Put your theory to practice. UTRC technical internships are available year round and offer students an opportunity to get hands on experience, mentoring and the resources necessary to make a meaningful impact. Join our talent network to stay up to date on internship opportunities.

Our Focus Areas

The Thermal & Fluid Sciences Department utilizes computational modeling, analysis, and experiments to create innovative new product concepts and solutions to technical challenges.

Focus Areas: Acoustics, Aerodynamics, Aero-Thermal Testing, Combustion, Thermal Fluid Dynamics & Thermal Management.

Thermal Fluid Sciences

The Systems Department develops innovative technology solutions and concepts in the area of complex adaptive systems to provide growth and competitive advantage to UTC's businesses.

Focus Areas: Control Systems, Decision Support & Machine Intelligence, Embedded Systems & Networks, Systems Dynamic & Optimization, Power Electronics, Cyber Physical Systems & Embedded Intelligence.


The Physical Sciences Department develops innovative technologies and solves challenging technical problems in the areas of materials, chemical sciences and mechanics to provide growth and competitive advantage to UTC Business Units.

Focus Areas: Advanced Materials, Applied Physics, Environmental Science, Materials Chemistry, Measurement Science and Solid & Surface Mechanics.

Physical Sciences

We are always exploring ways to change manufacturing. Through our Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence, we are advancing UTRC as a global innovation hub.

Focus Areas: Direct-Write of Electronic Components, Cold Spray, Capacitive Tomography Reconstruction, Advanced Measurement & Inspection Processes, Supply Chain & Logistic Optimization.

Additive Manufacturing