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Ferry and Jalan awarded Young Investigator Research Program grants

Jan. 15, 2016 - Assistant Professors Vivian Ferry and Bharat Jalan have been awarded grant funding through the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) for their winning research proposals. The YIP program seeks to foster creative research in science and engineering, enhance early career development of outstanding young investigators, and increase opportunities for the young investigators to recognize the Air Force mission and the related challenges in science and engineering.

AFOSR received over 265 research proposals in the award competition and Ferry and Jalan are among 56 scientists nationwide to receive funding. Ferry will receive support for her research on "Tunable Chiroptical Response In Metamaterial-nanocrystal Hybrid Systems" and Jalan will pursue his research on "Ultra High-Density Complex Oxide Quantum Wells for Emerging THz Plasmonic Effects and Devices."

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