About the Program

Our Mission is to pursue an integrated program of research, innovation, and education through the vehicle of a unique multilayering process technology web.

This Enabling Technology provides the basis for advancing the nation’s science and technology agenda through development of new materials and materials systems, and for educating a diverse American workforce through interdisciplinary education programs.

CLiPS Organization & Management



Organization & Management

Office of the Director
The Executive Committee
The Development Group

Partners & Affiliate Institutions

Research Platforms

Layered Research Teams

Research Facilities


Anti-Harassment Policy


Platform 1 Platform 5 Platform 4 Platform 3 Platform 2