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Welcome to the Macromolecules Innovation Institute!

A university-wide research and education institute dedicated to fostering an interdisciplinary understanding of the macromolecular sciences and technologies.

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At the Intersection of

Science, Engineering, and Society

Upcoming Events

Technical Seminar

Prof. Bruno Ameduri (Institut Charles Gerhardt)

September 3, 3:30 PM
Virtual on Zoom

Technical Seminar

Dr. Stefanie Feih (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology)

September 10, 10:00 AM
Virtual on Zoom

Technical Seminar

Prof. Chad Ulven (North Dakota State University)

September 24, 3:30 PM
Virtual on Zoom

Technical Seminar

Prof. Enrique Gomez (Penn State University)

October 8, 3:30 PM
Virtual on Zoom

Our Vision

Danny Rau wears yellow safety glasses and blue gloves while peering into the DREAMS machine, a multi tool additive manufacturing custom built machine.

Model Research Institute

Molecules to Manufacturing Paradigm

Our faculty and students transcend traditional boundaries with use-inspired basic research, from molecules to advanced manufacturing.

Several faculty members and a graduate student sit around a table as they discuss research.


Interdisciplinary, Collaborative Research

Solving grand challenges on the global scale demand teamed discovery and innovation.

Tim Long watches as Emily Wilts works in the lab with a syringe in her hand.


Training the Next Generation

Future research leaders are trained in an interdisciplinary fashion with industrial partnerships, co-advising, and shared facilities.