Advanced Materials and Manufacturing

students interacting with virtual manufacturing environmentThe technology challenges facing our nation and the world call for new materials with new advanced performance. At Iowa State, we bring together expertise in both fundamental science and materials technology to seek solutions to demands in energy, transportation, communication, health, and sustainability. Longtime research excellence in hard and soft matter and complex hybrid systems pairs with emerging efforts in new materials for energy storage, electric, optic and magnetic applications, additive and advanced manufacturing, and biotechnology.

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