Materials Discovery

Materials discovery driven by AI and computation to unlock accessible and transformative solutions to global challenges. For example, research teams will tap into AI to investigate potential new materials for applications like affordable and sustainable energy generation and storage and more environmentally-friendly electronics and transportation materials.

Additionally, scientists and students will explore how AI can enable new, accelerated and autonomous discovery of molecular materials.

Research Projects

Topic Illinois Faculty

IBM Technical Leads 

Automation and AI for Organic and Polymeric Materials Discovery Huimin Zhao, Ying Diao, Charles Schroeder, Nick Jackson, Martin Burke, Jian Peng Zhao