Two Newest Materials Faculty Receive Tobacco Grants

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!

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