Four Research Thrusts
CMI has more than 30 projects focused in four areas. Project titles are available sorted by project leader, location of project leader or complete project list. CMI research is conducted at partner institutions, including national laboratories, universities and industry locations. Click on the following hotlinks to find more information on research in each area, including titles of research projects and the researchers who lead them.
Meet the Team: Learn about the people who conduct CMI research through these pictures and stories.
Invention Disclosures: CMI researchers have created 20 invention disclosures. These range from improved extractive processes, recycling techniques, and substitute materials—technologies designed to increase production and efficiency of, and reduce reliance on, the use of rare earths and other critical materials.
Titles of recent technical publications by CMI leaders and researchers are included in this list.
Research Opportunities: Opportunities to be involved in CMI research include becoming a CMI Member, applying for a position at one of the CMI institutions, and applying for a postdoc, undergraduate or community college internship or visiting faculty program.