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About IAMM

The Institute for Advanced Materials & Manufacturing at the University of Tennessee (IAMM), a multidisciplinary institute of the University of Tennessee, is a global leader in materials and manufacturing research and innovation.

The institute’s mission is to advance understanding of matter and how it is made, and facilitate the translation of this new knowledge into new solutions, products and services that benefit global society. From biomaterials for the circular economy to resilient materials for use in harsh environments, IAMM supports the investigation, synthesis and characterization of advanced materials and their fabrication into working prototypes and manufactured products.

Our goal – to create high performance, sustainable solutions for multiple sectors of the economy, including agriculture, aerospace, healthcare, energy and IT among others. IAMM also supports the preparation of a world-class workforce who ensure that the U.S. maintains a leadership position in the global innovation economy.