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WELCOME TO UCONN IMS

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are among the core values of the University of Connecticut and the Institute of Materials Science. We recognize that diversity in outlook and approach, equity on all levels, and total inclusion all contribute to a vibrant intellectual environment, promote deep understanding of our society's shared challenges, and cultivate perspectives needed to solve problems of the future. Our team is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment where we value and develop employees of all backgrounds and experiences. We firmly believe collaboration among team members with varied experiences, perspectives and viewpoints generates more incisive and deeper insight that better serves our people, partners, customers, and communities.

Academic Programs

Academic Programs

The Institute of Materials Science offers advanced degrees in Polymer Science and Materials Science.

Research Facilities

Microscope

Our state-of-the-art research facilities provide the tools for our students and faculty to conduct research that is changing the future of materials science.

Industry Outreach/IAP

materials characterization and analysis services

The IMS Industrial Affiliates Program provides materials characterization and analytical services to our industry partners.

NEWS

Dr. Steven L. Suib, Director of UConn's Institute of Materials Science

IMS Director Discusses
Carbon Capture and
Impact Mitigation

Dr. Xueju "Sophie" Wang

Xueju Wang is Exploring
Heavy Metals Along
the Ocean Floor

Gyuho Song (’20),Ph.D., adjusting a grip for the mechanical test of materials.

MSE Alum Gyuho Song
Discusses How to Have
Fun in a Ph.D. Program

UConn, Partners Investigate Impact of Windfarms on Marine Life

Pitch for Quantum
Technology Unleashes
Excitement, Urgency

IMS Director Steven Suib is Using Carbon Capture to Enable Harmless, Useful Products

IMS Director Steven Suib
Using Carbon Capture to
Enable Harmless, Useful Products

Dr. Liisa Kuhn Develops Patent-Pending  Process to Create Comfortable  Prosthetics for Breast Cancer Survivor

Kuhn Develops Process to
Create Comfortable Prosthetics
for Breast Cancer Survivors

George Gibson

George Gibson Named
Head of Department
of Physics

Majoring in MSE Helps Aurora Buswell Shoot for the Stars

Majoring in MSE Helps
Aurora Buswell Shoot
for the Stars

EVENTS AND PUBLICATIONS

Polymer Program Seminars

IMS Seminar - Michael A. Rogers

IAP 2024 Annual Meeting

IMS Industrial Affiliates Program 2024 Annual Meeting Announcement

IMS Newsletter 2023

IMS Newsletter