University of Chicago Institute for Molecular Engineering
The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.
The Institute for Molecular Engineering, established in 2011 by the University of Chicago in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory, is a transformational academic unit exploring the intersection of science and engineering. Building upon the University of Chicago’s mission of cross-collaboration and cutting-edge research, IME will lead science and engineering research and education in new directions, solve technological problems of global significance, and continually inspire creative applications of molecular-level science.