Materials Research Science & Engineering Center

  • 421 Washington Ave SE, 435 Amundson Hall

    55455 Minneapolis

    United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

The University of Minnesota Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) enables important areas of future technology, ranging from biomedicine, separations, and plastic electronics to security, renewable energy, and information technology. The UMN MRSEC manages an extensive program in education and career development. Center research activities are integrated with educational programs, providing interdisciplinary training of students and postdocs. The MRSEC is bolstered by a broad complement of over 35 companies that contribute directly to IRG research through intellectual, technological, and financial support. International research collaborations and student exchanges are pursued with leading research labs in Asia and Europe. The UMN MRSEC benefits from an extensive suite of materials synthesis, characterization and computational facilities.

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Projects 1998 2020

University of Minnesota MRSEC (DMR-1420013)

Lodge, T. P.

11/1/1410/31/20

Project: Research projectIndividual grant

Nanocrystals
Polymers
Students
Thin films
Magnetic storage

MRSEC SEED Projects

Aydil, E. S., Gagliardi, L., Holmes, R. J. & Cho, J.

1/1/11 → …

Project: Research projectResearch

Research Output 1986 2018

19 F Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Injectable Polymeric Implants with Multiresponsive Behavior

Sedlacek, O., Jirak, D., Galisova, A., Jager, E., Laaser, J. E., Lodge, T. P., Stepanek, P. & Hruby, M., Aug 14 2018, In : Chemistry of Materials. 30, 15, p. 4892-4896

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations

3D printed electrically-driven soft actuators

Haghiashtiani, G., Habtour, E., Park, S. H., Gardea, F. & McAlpine, M. C., May 1 2018, In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 21, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastomers
Actuators
Hydrogel
Hybrid materials
Hydrogels
3 Citations

Activated Polyacrylamides as Versatile Substrates for Postpolymerization Modification

Larsen, M. B., Herzog, S. E., Quilter, H. C. & Hillmyer, M. A., Jan 16 2018, In : ACS Macro Letters. 7, 1, p. 122-126 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acrylamide
Free radical polymerization
Polyacrylates
Amines
Substrates

Prizes

John H. Dillon Medal

Mahesh Mahanthappa (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Numismatics
Research
Polymers