To create a portal for government and companies to identify key capabilities

Become an Affiliate

Affiliate Registration


To enable the awarding of large materials research grants


View our News and Announcements to learn more


To build a community amongst the materials reasearchers across the University

View Our Affiliates

MMRI Affiliates List


To enable the sharing of research equipment and to prioritize critical gaps


Our Vision

To serve as the foundation that will, over the next decade, catalyze the formation of multiple multi-million dollar research centers, major instrumentation and infrastructure sponsored by federal agencies and industry, leading to Michigan’s reputation as the best university in the US for engineered materials research

Recent News

MMRI Seminar Series

Posted: Monday, September 13, 2021

The Michigan Materials Research Institute invites you attend its seminar series. Please join Dr. Carole E. Mohler, R&D Fellow, Dow, The Material Science Company on Friday September 17th, 2021 at 2:00pm. Interested parties can use this link to add this event to you calendar. For more informati...

Battery Innovation Contest from LG Energy Solution

Posted: Saturday, September 11, 2021

The LG Energy Solution Open Innovation team is hosting a Battery Innovation Contest/research grant program to support novel proposals from universities and research institutions from all over the world. The winner of this contest will be granted up to $150,000 per year for multi-year research...

Popular Science: Interview with Dr. Greg Less

Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The U-M Battery Lab's Dr. Greg Less was recently interviewed for an article with Popular Science. The article GM is recalling all its Bolts, but there's no need to panic about EV safety can be found here...

2022 Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program: Instrumed Acquisition or Development   The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in our Nation's institutions of ...

PMSE CORNER: 3m Recruitment

Posted: Monday, August 16, 2021

3M is looking for top talent in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, physics, mechanical engineering, polymer science, biomolecular engineering, biology, data science, computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering, and other closely related degr...

HTMDEC Funding Opportunity

Posted: Friday, August 13, 2021

A funding opportunity has been made available through the federal agency DEVCOM. More information about this program can be found in the attached PDF. Full proposals are due November 1st, 2021. Be sure to review the attached document to view other key dates.   HTMDEC-FOA-W911NF-21-S-0013...

Contact MMRI



    Your message