The Great Convergence
The most ambitious capital project in Carolina history, the UNC Science Complex drives creative collaboration, with faculty and students coming together to solve the world’s biggest problems. We’ve already taken huge strides in forward-looking areas such as applied physical sciences and biomedical engineering, building the groundwork for the ultimate step in interdisciplinary innovation: the UNC Institute for Convergent Science.
The final piece of the Science Complex, the Institute for Convergent Science will connect the life sciences to the health and biomedical sciences, fostering collaboration to answer such questions as, “What if polymer composite aircraft wings could be as light as feathers?” or “What if new membrane materials enabled global water desalinization?”
The Institute for Convergent Science is also a Signature Initiative in this campaign. Find out more here.