Molecular Science and Engineering research theme

Unleashing the power of molecular science

Unlocking chemical and physical processes on the nanometer scale.

Microcapsules in a polymer
SEM image is a cross-section a polymer fiber

Researchers within this theme study molecular structure and function in a variety of contexts, with the goal of developing new predictive models for molecular systems, and new technologies for manufacturing, energy storage, and more.

Theme co-chairs

Charles Schroeder's directory photo.

Charles Schroeder Professor cms@illinois.edu