Published on Friday May 8, 2009
Professor Jonathan Spanier, associate professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and co-PIs Dr. Gary Tompa of Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI), Professor Bahram Nabet, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Dr. Nick Sbrockey of SMI have received a $468,149 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI), "GOALI: Low-Dimensional Plasmonic Semiconductor Materials" from the Division of Materials Research (DMR).
This project researches the fabrication of semiconductor nanowires and their response to electromagnetic waves. Drexel will work in partnership with Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) and scientists in Italy.
The NSF-GOALI program promotes university-industry partnerships for various ends, including interdisciplinary research.