Center for Hybrid, Active,
and Responsive Materials
UD CHARM is a hub of interdisciplinary integration and infrastructure development to drive cross-cutting materials innovation. Using its materials science platform, UD CHARM is committed to training a new generation of innovators with focused diversity and education programming.
IRG 1: Peptide Active Materials
Developing new bioinspired materials with targeted architectures and the capacity to generate simple machine movement.
IRG 2: Hybrid Quantum Materials
Combining unconventional materials to create hybrid quantum constructs that significantly advance spectroscopy, sensing, and imaging technologies.
Create a world-recognized hub of interdisciplinary integration and infrastructure development to drive cross-cutting materials innovation.
Harness the integrated power of computational design, innovative synthetic and manufacturing processes, and nano-scale characterization to unlock the substantial promise of complex, synthetic materials at multiple length/time-scales.