For nearly 60 years, the UConn Institute of Materials Science (UConn IMS) has invested in scientific development within the state of Connecticut, across the nation and around the globe. Our students, faculty, staff and alumni continue to make countless contribution made possible by the educational, outreach, and research efforts of UConn IMS. We are home to more than 150 graduate students performing research in our materials science, materials science and engineering, and polymer science programs.
Please consider donating to the institute as we make strides toward a richer future. Your donation to the fund(s) of your choice will directly impact our efforts to keep our research infrastructure and graduate education programs strong.
Gifts to the IMS General Fund support all
UConn IMS activities, from maintenance of
supplies to industrial collaborations.
Gifts to the IMS/Polymer Mixture Thermodynamics
Fund provide support for research through the
University on polymer mixtures.
Gifts to the Surface Science Research Fund provide
support for research at the Institute of Materials Science.
Gifts to the IMS Reading Room Endowment provide
the Institute of Materials Science reading room with
journals and reference books relating to materials science.
Gifts to the IMS Endowment Fund provide
long-term financial support for the Institute
of Materials Science.
Gifts to the IMS Equipment and Maintenance Fund
provides cutting-edge equipment and maintainance
for the wide range of IMS advanced research facilities.
Gifts to the Institute of Materials Science Electrical Research
provide support for research supplies and equipment.
Gifts to the Julian F. Johnson Alumni Fellowships fund provide
fellowships to graduate students in the IMS Polymer Program.
The Polymer Program is the only center in Connecticut
dedicated to research and education in polymer science and
engineering and is nationally and internationally recognized
for its excellence.