Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI)

Congratulations to Matt Tarr for Appointment to Eurofins Professorship

Dr. Tarr

Dr. Matthew Tarr was recently appointed to the Eurofins Professorship in Analytical Chemistry on September 23, 2016. Dr. Tarr will develop new areas of research interest in collaboration with Eurofins laboratories at the UNO Research and Technology Park. Development could include new analytical techniques and methodology related to trace micronutrients and industrial contaminants in the human food supply, human food allergans, proteins and lipids analytical chemistry of food products, and the adulteration and animal speciation of food products.

Summer Program

Overview of AMRI

The Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI) is a multidisciplinary institute that provides a unique environment which integrates academic, private, and government sectors in the conception and development of novel research programs. AMRI's research staff is comprised of Professors, Postdoctoral Researchers, Graduate and Undergraduate Students, and Visiting Scientists with experience and training in world-renowned research institutions from the United States and many countries abroad. AMRI has extensive collaborations with other academic institutions and industry groups from Louisiana and nationwide, as well as several active international partnerships. The general focus of AMRI researchers is on Materials Science and Nanotechnology. Some current focus areas areas include nanofabrication, magnetism, drug delivery, solar conversion, and thermal and electrical transport properties. In support of its research programs, AMRI provides state of the art laboratories and equipment facilities in the Science Building of the University of New Orleans Lakefront Campus. The newly developed FACS (Fabrication, Analysis, & Consulting Services) program is working to share these facilities in support of materials research needs in the state of Louisiana.

General Meetings/Conferences

Complete list of AMRI meetings and conferences


AMRI Calendar of Events

AMRI holds weekly group meetings every Thursday in the Science Building, room 2072 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

AMRI Group Meeting Schedule
1st Thursday AMRI Student Seminar (Dr. Weilie Zhou in charge)
2nd Thursday LA SIGMA Group (Dr. Leszek Malkinski in charge)
3rd Thursday Research Group Meeting (Dr. Kevin Stokes in charge)
4th Thursday AMRI General Meeting (Dr. John Wiley in charge)