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Racing Toward Innovation

January 20, 2022

Convergent science is characterized by cross-disciplinary research teams created to tackle big problems and speed the application of new breakthroughs to commercialization. At UNC, the Institute for Convergent Science is at the forefront of this pioneering framework.

A homecoming for a convergent scientist

November 25, 2019

After 16 years in Rwanda, physician and renewable-energy entrepreneur Caleb King returns to his alma mater to lead the UNC Institute for Convergent Science, a partnership of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovate Carolina.

DeSimone receives prestigious prize in convergent science

December 6, 2018

Joseph M. DeSimone, Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill and William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at NC State University, is the recipient of the 2018 National Academy of Sciences Award for Convergent Science.