UChicago To Launch New Molecular Engineering School

UChicago molecular engineering
David Awschalom (second from left) works with students in his lab at the University of Chicago. Courtesy of the University of Chicago
UChicago molecular engineering
David Awschalom (second from left) works with students in his lab at the University of Chicago. Courtesy of the University of Chicago

UChicago To Launch New Molecular Engineering School

The University of Chicago is set to launch the nation’s first-ever school of molecular engineering thanks to a new $75 million gift from the Pritzker Foundation.

Matt Tirrell, dean of the new Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, joins the Morning Shift to talk about what the program will be like for students and the impact it could have on the city.

GUEST: Matt Tirrell, dean of the new Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

LEARN MORE: University of Chicago receives $75M to launch campus’ first engineering school (Chicago Tribune 5/28/19)