Nano Research Facility School of Engineering & Applied Science

Center for Materials Innovation (CMI)

The Center for Materials Innovation at Washington University in St. Louis is a community of scholars assembled to conduct educational and research activities focused on the creation, study and use of materials. Our goals are to:

  • bring synergy to materials-driven research programs and promote interdisciplinary interactions at Washington University,
  • enhance the intellectual opportunities and research options for our undergraduate and graduate students, and offer interdisciplinary degrees in Materials Science,
  • foster and enhance interactions between the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Engineering & Applied Science and the Medical School at Washington University.
The center operates under the direction of Professor Stuart Solin. For more information, please visit