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ENCOMM is an interdepartmental, intercollegiate and interdisciplinary center with the goal of nucleating and fostering collaborative teams in the area of materials research.

Seed Grant Important Dates

MRSGP Open House

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019
  • 3:00–5:00 PM
  • 1381 Kinnear RD, Room 218

Letters of Intent Due

  • Friday, December 6, 2019
  • 5:00 PM

Notice of MRSGP Appropriateness

  • Friday, January 10, 2020

Multidisciplinary Team Building Grants Funding Tier Proposal Team Mandatory Presentations

  • January 22, 29, and February 5, 2019
  • 4:15–5:15 PM
  • Physics Research Building, Room 4138

Proposals Due (all Funding Tiers)

  • Monday, March 2, 2020
  • 5:00 PM

Awards Announced

  • June 2020

Funded Projects Start Date

  • Beginning of Autumn Semester 2020

2022 Materials Research Seed Grant Program Awardees

EMRGs

MTBGSs

Optical-electrical coupling behavior in semiconductor nanomembranes
  • PI: Jinghua Li
    • Department of Materials Science and Engineering
High-throughput Synthesis of Microstructurally and Compositionally Complex High Entropy Alloys (HEAs) Using Additive Manufacturing
  • PI: Aeriel Murphy-Leonard
    • Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    Vanadium-substituted proteins as molecular qubits
    • PI: Hannah Shafaat
      • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
    Effect of Polymer Chain Sequence and Architecture on Phase Behavior and Thermomechanical Response of Liquid Crystalline Copolymers Consisting of Oblate and Prolate Liquid Crystal Monomers
    • PI: Xiaoguang Wang
      • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    • Co-PI: Lisa Hall
      • Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    Functional Materials Interfaces for High-Energy Cathodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries
    • PI: Jung-Hyun Kim
    • Co-PI: Jinwoo Hwang
      • Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering
    In situ Electrical Control of Band Gaps of 2D Semiconductors
    • PI: Jeanie Lau
    • Co-PI: Wolfgang Windl
      • Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering
    • Co-PI: Roberto Myers
      • Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering
    Designing Chiral Halide Perovskites for Chirality-Induced Spin Selectivity
    • PI: Yiying Wu
    • Co-PI: Robert Baker
      • Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry