The Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute is a top-tier destination for research in the fields of materials and structures, multiscale materials modeling and design, impact biomechanics, hypervelocity impacts, and planetary impacts. Our state-of-the-art facilities, extensive funding, and diverse partnerships are just some of the reasons why collaborators from academia, national laboratories, the government, and industry work with us.
HEMI is a hub for collaboration, bringing together professionals from across the disciplinary spectrum and from around the world. Here, you’ll partner closely with colleagues from the military, manufacturing, academic, government sectors, and beyond.
As a collaborator at HEMI, you’ll have access to an array of internal and external funding sources, creating unmatched opportunities for exploration, discovery and innovation. And with brand-new facilities on the forefront of dynamic materials technology, you’ll have the tools you need to do amazing work.
HEMI is located in Malone Hall, with spaces that feature leading-edge facilities including:
- 3D microscopy lab
- Ultra high-speed cameras
- Nanoindenter and in situ testing
- High-energy drop tower facility
- Laser shock facility
- Hypervelocity impact facility
- Technology-driven collaboration rooms
- Capabilities for handling big data