WUST features cutting-edge research in areas such as metallurgy, materials, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and control technology. It is the home of 29 research centers accredited by the Central Government of China, Hubei Provincial Government, and Wuhan Municipal Government.

Hubei Engineering Technology Research Center of Shale Vanadium Resource Efficient and Clean Utilization

Hubei Engineering Technology Research Center of High-performance Steel Welding Material

New Rural Construction Research Center

Research Center of Ideological Security

Research Center of Environmental Pollution Green Control and Remediation Technology

Research Institute of Precision Manufacturing

Research Center of Ultrafast Spintronics

Research Center of Green and Intelligent Coal Chemical Engineering Technology