The Simpson Querrey Institute (SQI) promotes research convergence in basic science, engineering and medicine to improve human health and to develop bio-inspired technologies for a sustainable energy future.
Areas of Research
Our institute provides an intellectual framework and environment that connects investigators across disciplines in the space of bio-inspired science and technologies. Our faculty members and research centers focus on the following research areas.
Our faculty members and clients of the SQI core facilities contribute to bio-inspired science and technologies by publishing their findings in scientific journals. Browse through their SQI-related publications and see what our researchers have discovered.
SQI’s immediate goal is to foster effective research collaborations within Northwestern University and across the globe to promote discovery in our areas of research. The long-term goal of research conducted at SQI is to apply findings from our discoveries to enhance human health, well-being and quality of life.
$327 million+ research funding
407students, postdocs and medical fellows trained in SQI faculty labs