Published on Thursday August 12, 2004
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering's is pleased to announce that its newest faculty members have each received Tobacco Start-Up Supplement for Young Investigators Awards from Drexel University's formula funding via Tobacco settlement funds from the Department of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Drexel's allocation for this year was $1.23 million.
Dr. Caroline Schauer was awarded $56,227 for one year for her proposal entitled, "A Colorimetric Sensor for the Analysis of Exhaled Breath."
Dr. Jonathan Spanier received $50,000 for one year for his proposal entitled, "Nanowire Nanosensors: A Platform for Probing Protein Interactions, Interaction Networks, and Cell Membrane Mechanics."
Congratulations to Caroline and Jon for this excellent news!