Institute for advanced materials & manufacturing
Bringing together 160 faculty to create the scale and multidisciplinary ecosystem essential to advance the frontiers of fundamental scientific understanding and technological innovation
Collaboration Across Disciplines
Partnering with academia, industry, and government organizations with efforts spanning the disciplines of chemistry, computer science, engineering, physics, design, architecture, agriculture, and artificial intelligence
Putting Ideas To Work
Accelerating the translation of fundamental research into new processes, products, and services in applications of advanced energy, national security, advanced computing and communications, and transportation
Training the next generation
Integrating academics and cutting-edge experimentation to prepare a diverse workforce for the industries of tomorrow
Areas Of Excellence
Stealing Electrons and Reversing Time
Professor Hanno Weitering and Associate Professor Steve Johnston led a team that discovered silicon can host a form of superconductivity, which could bring quantum technologies closer to industrial scale production.
Creating an Ecosystem of Industry Innovation
Celebrating its third anniversary, the success of the Volkswagen Innovation Hub at UT Research Park is due to UT’s flexible research partnership model and up-and-coming researchers like Marton Kardos.
The Conversation: The Next Generation of American Manufacturing is High Tech and Requires Skilled Workers
Professor Tony Schmitz writes about how the deemphasis of manufacturing research, education, and training in the US has contributed to recent supply chain delays and worker shortages.