- University of Chicago
- Northwestern University
- University of Wisconsin-Madison
- University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
- University of Notre Dame
- Argonne National Laboratory
CECAM-US-CENTRAL was established at the University of Chicago on November 16, 2023 as the first CECAM node in the United States, and was founded in partnership with Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Notre Dame, and Argonne National Laboratory. The program of node activities reflect the broad research interests and expertise of the partner institutions, including soft and hard materials modeling and simulation, enhanced sampling methodologies, artificial intelligence-enabled materials engineering, high-performance computing, and scientific software development.