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Save the dates for 2015:

2015 Mid-Year Workshops
January 13, 14, 15, 2015

2015 Annual Meeting
May 26, 27, 28, 2015

IPrime Annual Meeting 2014: Recap

May 27-29, 2014


2014 Program Book



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Travel note: The Green Line light rail system is now officially running between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis It runs through the heart of the University of Minnesota campus along Washington Avenue.

Welcome to IPrime!

The Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering at the University of Minnesota.

IPrime focuses on creating opportunities for professionals in industry to collaborate with students and researchers at the University. This exchange provides a productive environment for addressing key areas in interfacial and materials science.

IPrime continues to build on a history of over 20 years experience connecting industry researchers with the resources and expertise available at the University of Minnesota.

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September 24, 2014 Characterization Facility Open House

August 11-15, 2014
Biomedical Neurosceince for Engineers

May 27-29
IPrime Annual Meeting

April 7-10
Design of Medical Devices Conference

Mid-Year Workshops
January 14 - 16

Tue, Jan 14

3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Wed, Jan 15

Future Trends in Microscopy

Thu, Jan 16

Amorphous Materials: Theory and Practice in Pharmaceuticals and Devices

May 20-22
Coating Process Fundamentals Short Course

May 27-29
IPrime Annual Meeting

June 8-13
Rheological Measurements Short Course

Plus webcasts & more!


August 8
MRSEC Summer Undergraduate Research Expo

July 25-26
3D Correlative Microscopy
Short Course
sponsored by
NMP, CharFac, and UIC

July 17
PhD Defense Webcast
Eric Vandre, CEMS Dept
Onset of Dynamic Wetting Failure: The Mechanics of High-speed Fluid Displacement

May 28-30
IPrime Annual Meeting

May 21
I' Research Webcast Series David Morse, CEMS Dept
Theory and Simulations of Block Copolymer Liquids: Correlations and Corresponding States

May 21-23
Coating Process Fundamentals Short Course

March 20
I' Research Webcast Series Bob Tranquillo, BME Dept
Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering: Applying advances in stem cell biology and tissue engineering to develop engineered arteries, heart valves, and cardiac patches

February 21
I' Research Webcast Series Russ Holmes, CEMS Dept
Engineering Exciton Formation and High Efficiency in Graded-Emissive Layer Organic Light-Emitting Devices

January 17
Microscopy Across the Disciplines
NMP Poster Session with UIC Microscopes Tour

January 16
Prediction of Biodegradable Materials Performance
BPM Mid-Year Workshop

Microscopy of Biomaterial Coatings in Challenging Environments
CharFac Demos

January 15
How Do Coatings Respond to their Environment?
CPF Mid-Year Workshop

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