Mission-Driven and Applied Science


Institute for Materials Technology, Engineering, Education, and Research  (i-MatTER)


i-MatTER matches our centers with applied activities in WDTS, EERE, FE, ARPA-E, technology transfer, and external relations (CRADAs and WFO), reflecting important teaming and integrated activities, including materials and systems engineering. Areas of expertise include:

• Proven track record in successfully marketing intellectual property and partnering

• Development of spin-off and start-up companies

• 3-D Virtual Simulation Software (a Virtual Engineering Suite)

• Forensic materials, steganography (the science of hiding information) detection, and targeted training for national law enforcement