INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS RESEARCH

Supporting today's research, shaping tomorrow's innovation.


The Institute for Materials Research (IMR) is the gateway to Ohio State's materials-allied research enterprise. IMR supports a community of multidisciplinary researchers, capabilities, focus groups and centers that eliminate traditional discipline-driven boundaries at the research level. IMR provides seed funding, infrastructure support and development, management of major research facilities, faculty recruitment, promotion of industry partnerships, educational and outreach programs and strategic leadership.

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SIGNATURE AREAS

Electronic And Photonic Materials & Devices

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Emergent Materials

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Magnetic Materials And Phenomena

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Manufacturing And Processing

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Materials Characterization

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Materials For Energy & Sustainability

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IMR SUPPORT & EQUIPMENT DONATION

The IMR Development Fund helps us achieve our goal to support and grow research excellence and impact to position Ohio State as a world leader in materials research and innovation. Donating laboratory equipment to IMR allows for new opportunities in our primary facilities and affiliated labs for students, staff and faculty conducting high-impact research and technology advancement, workforce development or experiential learning.

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