CEM Receives $17.9 M NSF Grant Renewal

December 8, 2014

It has just been announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has renewed funding for Ohio State’s Center for Emergent Materials (CEM): an NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC).

The six-year, $17.9 million grant funds Ohio State’s adventurous, long-term studies of forward-looking new materials that are on the very edge of the possible.

“This is not about short-term funding that has clearly-defined achievable goals. Rather, the focus is on adventurous, foundational research that enables far-reaching technologies. Great science is the heart of this funding,” said P. Christopher Hammel, Ohio Eminent Scholar, physics professor and director of the Center for Emergent Materials, NSF MRSEC.

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Request for Proposals of IRGs for CEM Renewal

The Center for Emergent Materials (CEM) is currently preparing the proposal for renewal of its funding from the NSF MRSEC program. A critical deadline in that process is approaching.

The deadline for prospective IRGs to submit proposals to participate in the CEM’s renewal proposal is January 15, 2013.

The full RFP, which describes how to submit the proposal, can be read here.