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.

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IPRIME Mid-Year Workshops
January 15-16, 2019

CharFac Demos
January 17, 2019

2019 CPF Short Course
May 21-23, 2019

Annual Meeting
May 28-30, 2019

Research Programs

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2018 Meeting Highlights

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"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)."

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What's in the News

Vivian Ferry is among five recipients of the 2019 Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

October 26, 2019 - Ferry will receive a $50,000 grant to support her research on light-matter interactions in nanoscale materials, and her specific research interests include light management in solar energy conversion, switchable metamaterials, and nanoscale chirality. Congratulations Vivian!

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Vivian Ferry, new IPRIME faculty member, wins Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship

October 24, 2018 - Assistant Professor Vivian Ferry has been awarded the 2018 Stanford R. Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship by the American Physical Society (APS) for her research on developing improved photovoltaic systems using spectrally-selective photonic structures.

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Holmes named visiting fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge

July 30, 2018 - Professor Russell J. Holmes, Program Leader for the Flexible Electronics and Photovoltaics (FEP) program,  has been named a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. Clare Hall is one of the 31 constituent colleges of the university, and is focused on advanced study, admitting only graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and fellows. Visiting Fellows are made life-members of the college, and Holmes will be in residence at Clare Hall while on sabbatical at The Cavendish Laboratory of the University of Cambridge.

Lodge Awared the 2018 Paul J. Flory Education Award

Timothy P. Lodge, The University of Minnesota, has been awarded the Division of Polymer Chemistry 2018 Paul J Flory Polymer Education Award.  The award will be presented at the 2018 Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans.

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