Institute for Advanced Materials | Research

Advanced Innovation

Fundamental materials research impacts a wide range of industry sectors—with applications from inside the human body to outer space. From health to energy to sustainability, advanced materials are the foundation of tomorrow’s innovations.

Breadth of Materials Research
The Institute for Advanced Materials at Case Western Reserve University brings together nationally and internationally recognized faculty researchers to engage in multi-disciplinary efforts on a broad range of materials, including polymers, metals, ceramics, composites, molecular materials, liquid crystals and biomaterials. Our core strengths and capabilities extend to all areas of synthesis, processing, characterization, theory and modeling.


Strategic Thinking

Case Western Reserve's strategic plan focuses the university’s research efforts and academic programs into key interdisciplinary alliances: human health; energy and the environment; culture, creativity and design; social justice and ethics. Learn more.