ARO MURI: Fundamental Study of Defects and Their Reduction in Type - II Superlattice Materials (Sep 2010 - Aug 2015)
To promote an understanding of T2SL defect physics, growth processes, and detector theory as a means to suppress defect formation and their adverse effects.
NSF: Center for Agricultural, Biomedical, and Pharmiceutical Nanotechnology
To conduct industry-relevant fundamental research, enhance graduate education and research, and to facilitate technology transfer to industry.
NSF: Science and Technology Center (STC): Emergent Behavior of Integrated Cellular Systems (Aug 2010 - Jul 2015)
To help create the knowledge, tools, and technologies to create highly sophisticated, 'programmed,' multi-cell engineered biological systems or machines. http://www.ebics.net
NSF: IGERT in Cellular and Molecular Mechanics and Bionanotechnology ( Aug 2010 - Jul 2015)
The goal is to train the next generation of leaders at the interface of bionanotechnology, molecular and cellular mechanics using imaging, nanotechnology, and computational tools.
NIH: Mid-Western Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center National Cancer Institute (NCI) Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer (Sep 2010 - Aug 2015)
The goal of this training grant is to train the next generation of leaders in applications of nanotechnology in cancer in the areas of diagnostics, therapeutics, imaging, and mechano biology.
DARPA – UPRC:
To develop critical technologies including hyper-
uniform, nano-photonic fabrication, high-performance
quantum dot vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, and
ultra-fast light-emitting transistor-based lasers for the
realization of ultra-fast optoelectronic
Center of Hyper-Uniform Nanophotonic Technologies (HUNT)
NIH-NDC: Center for the Design of Biomimetic Nanoconductors
To design biomimetic nanoconductors for electrochemical signaling, generation of osmotic pressures and flows, generation of electrical power, and energy transduction.