Institute for Advanced Materials | Fundamental Materials

Advanced Fundamentals

Case Western Reserve University is uniquely positioned as a one-stop shop for materials research with a broad spectrum of strength in fundamental materials research. Those materials are not only ubiquitous in everyday life, but are cornerstones to many key technology areas. The Institute for Advanced Materials at Case Western Reserve University has been established to bring together nationally and internationally recognized faculty researchers to engage in multi-disciplinary efforts on a broad range of materials.

Areas of fundamental research strengths include:

  • Polymers
  • Metals
  • Ceramics
  • Composites
  • Molecular materials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Biomaterials
  • Electrochemistry
  • Optoelectroinics
  • Coatings and Thin Films
  • Synthesis
  • Processing
  • Characterization and Analysis
  • Theory and Modeling