Welcome to IPRIME
IPRIME focuses on creating opportunities for professionals in industry to collaborate with students and researchers at the University of Minnesota. This exchange provides a productive environment for addressing key areas in interfacial and materials science.
January 14-15, 2020
CPF Short Course
May 19-21, 2020
May 26-28, 2020
IPRIME Members Only
2019 Meeting Highlights
"Increase industry sabbaticals in academia.
Industry sabbaticals are encouraged through personal relationships and in some consortia (for example, the IPRIME consortium at the University of Minnesota, where over 200 industrial researchers have participated in its Industrial Fellows Program)."
What's in the News
Marc Hillmyer from our Microstructured Polymers (MP) program and the Center for Sustainable Polymers, have recived a $20 million award...
August 13, 2019
Mikael Elias, program leader of the Biocatalysis and Biotechnology (BB) research program, believes there may be a better way to fight back against the growing bacterial threat. In recent research, Elias found that cutting off bacteria’s ability to communicate hampers the way their population grow...
Bharat Jalan, of the EMD research group, receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
July 3, 2019
Associate Professor Bharat Jalan has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
Patterning organic semiconductor films by self-assembly published in Nature Materials
June 8, 2019
A team of researchers in the group of Professor Russell Holmes (FEP Program) has recently reported a novel phenomenon in which micron-scale, aligned, periodic patterns can be realized in organic semiconductor thin films during crystallization.
PPG Sponsors the 2019 IPRIME Poster Awards
We would like to acknowledge the generosity of PPG and express our appreciation for their sponsorship of the 2019 IPRIME Poster Awards!
McCormick & Siepmann Named AIChE Fellows
May 30, 2019 - Nanostructural Materials & Processes program leader and faculty member have been named Fellows of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), which is the highest grade of membership and achieved only through election by the Board of Directors.