2020 12 23 Features-ARS-Arseniy-Kuznetsov-IMRE lab (1030x450)

Asia's Rising Scientists

Dr. Arseniy Kuznetsov was featured in the Asian Scientist Magazine.

2020 12 14 Green Plastics - Li Zibiao and Jayven Yeo (1030x450)


Biodegradable, strong, robust - could we have it all?

2020 12 06 [Nov 2020] Clarivate HCR Announcement (1030x450)

Highly Cited Researchers 2020

A*STAR Researchers were recognized among the world's most influential researchers in their field of citations. Find out the IMRE researchers who were among the highly cited researchers.

Mask testing (1030x450)

IMRE scientists study why masks help prevent COVID-19 spread

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Science paper (1030x450)

Dynamic Metasurfaces

Find out more about the work published in Science.

Nature Communications (1030x450)

Producing colorful 3D prints without dyes or pigments

Find out more about the work published in Nature Communications.

Nature Biomedical engineering (1030x450)

A Novel Vitreous Regeneration Gel

Find out more about the work published in Nature Biomedical Engineering.


The Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), is a research institute of the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Established in September 1997, IMRE has built strong capabilities in the areas of polymeric & organic materials, composite & structural materials, advanced materials characterisation & fabrication, optics and electronics. IMRE is an institute of talented researchers equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to conduct world-class materials science research to improve lives and capture economic value for Singapore.

IMRE develops core competence and interdisciplinary teams in critical technology areas, enable fundamental new discoveries and develop advanced materials that lead to new commercial products.

Through partnering international organisations, research institutes and industry in a synergistic, multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to materials research, IMRE further fulfils its vision to be the leading research institute for materials science and engineering.