Xavier U. Of Louisiana & NYU Receive $3-Million NSF Grant to Enhance Diversity Among Materials Scientists Through Collaborative Research

Xavier University Contact: Carol Dotson | 504.520.5427 | cdotson@xula.edu

Xavier University of Louisiana and New York University have received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to bolster diversity among materials scientists through collaborative research and curriculum development. The award was one of eight awarded this year under NSFÂ’s Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) program and funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Under its PREM grant, Xavier and the NYU Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC)-one of 31 NSF-backed centers that perform interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary materials research-will develop a materials science research core at Xavier and an undergraduate materials science educational 500

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