The 2015 Annual Report of the Institute for Molecular Engineering has just been released and can be downloaded here.
The new report highlights the rapid growth and development of IME over the last year, with the IME's vision clearly beginning to take shape.
14 IME Faculty
72 PhD students
100,000 Sq. Ft. of Assignable Laboratory and Office Space
36 new grant awards
125+ new publications
1 New Degree Offering (BS in Molecular Engineering)
A fundamental milestone of IME in 2015 was the launch of the molecular engineering undergraduate major, which is the first engineering degree ever to be offered to undergraduate students at the University of Chicago. "We are pioneers in engineering research and education, with the history and credentials of The University of Chicago supporting us. Our distinctive approach is attracting favorable attention from partners and competitors alike," said IME Pritzker Director and Dean, Matthew Tirrell.