The Center for the Science of Synthesis Across Scales (CSSAS)



François Baneyx

Lead Institution

University of Washington




To harness the complex functionality of hierarchical materials by mastering the design of high-information-content macromolecular building blocks that predictively self-assemble into responsive, reconfigurable, self-healing materials, and direct the formation and organization of inorganic components for complex energy functions.

Partner Institutions

  • Univ of Washington
  • PNNL
  • Univ of Chicago
  • UC San Diego
  • Univ of Tennessee
  • Columbia

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