2014 Annual Report Illustrates IME’s Advances

  • 2014 Annual Report

The 2014 Annual Report of the Institute for Molecular Engineering has just been released and can be downloaded here.

Continuing the tradition of vibrant colors and stunning artworks, the new report showcases the impressive progress made on many fronts at IME over the last year.

2 additional endowed chairs for professors in tissue engineering and water research
2 new senior faculty members and our first assistant professor
Matriculation of the first class of Ph.D. students
$10 million of new research funding
12 new IME fellows
64 new publications
Award of the first Ph.D. in Molecular Engineering


The spectacular growth in people and infrastructure has been accompanied by the start of the program delivery including the course offering in molecular engineering, the launch of minor in Molecular Engineering and highly acclaimed IME First Thursday Distinguished Colloquium. 

“After successfully getting off the ground,” said Pritzker Director Matthew Tirrell, “IME is now at a point ready to deliver the impactful research and innovative education programs while continue to pursue top talents and extend our collaborations with other institutions as well as industries.”

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