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The Center for Molecular Study of Condensed Soft Matter (uCoSM) conducts research into the connection between molecular structure and macroscopic properties of condensed soft matter, both synthetic and biological.

uCoSM is a member of the Pritzker Institute of Biomedical Science & Engineering located within IIT.

Faculty affiliated with uCoSM come from the departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Biological, Chemical, and Physical Sciences and are performing research in such areas as:

  • Complex fluids
  • Collagen Structure
  • Drug Crystallization
  • Cell Membrane Modeling
  • and others.