Mission

Macromolecules Innovation Institute at Virginia Tech (MII) is an interdisciplinary group committed to continuing the growth and advancing the stature of the existing, highly-ranked macromolecular science and engineering program at Virginia Tech.  We are committed to fostering a dynamic environment that enthusiastically promotes the recruitment and education of high-quality students; actively initiates and conducts timely research at both the basic and applied levels; and vigorously pursues continuing education and economic growth through outreach activities with industry and government agencies.

Vision

  • The Institute will serve as primary and integrating source of guidance to the University administration with respect to educational and research programs and opportunities in polymeric materials and interfaces at Virginia Tech.

  • The principal goal will be to maintain and advance the national and international ranking of the polymer program at Virginia Tech.

  • The Institute will outline needs and suggest mechanisms for enhancing personnel, space, and equipment issues required to achieve this goal.

Diversity

The Macromolecules Innovation Institute is committed to fostering diverse instructional, research, and outreach environments.  We endorse the principles and procedures established by: