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April 6, 2018

2018 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows Announced!

The Department of Defense announced the selection of 11 distinguished faculty scientists and engineers to join the 2018 Class of Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows (VBFF). They join a cadre of 45 current Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows, who are sponsored by the DoD to conduct foundational research in core science and engineering disciplines that underpin

April 5, 2018

Defense Department Awards $169 million in University Research Funding

The Department of Defense will issue 24 awards totaling $169 million to academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research through the Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative program. The awards are for up to a five year period, subject to satisfactory research progress and the availability of funds.  MURI awards supports

April 5, 2018

IEEE Nanotechnology Council Honors DoD Funded Scientists

Two DoD funded researchers were recently honored by the IEEE Nanotechnology Council. Dr. Engheta, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, was awarded the 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology for his contributions to photonic metamaterials and optical nanocircuits. He is also a 2016 Vannevar Bush Fellow pursing the

April 3, 2018

2017 Vannevar Bush Fellow Dr. Teri Odom Featured by the American Chemical Society

 Dr. Teri Odom, an acclaimed professor at Northwestern University, was awarded a 2017 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship to develop a new class of materials, (i.e. metamaterials) with exceptional optical, electronic and quantum properties. Although she enjoys her career of scientific discovery now, this was not the original career Dr. Odom envisioned

Oct. 24, 2017

2015 Class Vannevar Bush Fellow Receives Beacon of Photonics Industry Award

Each year, Photonics Media honors standout contributors to the photonics and optics industry who have made a significant difference through their efforts and achievements in photonics science, business and education. In 2017, the Award has gone to Vannevar Bush Fellow, Nader Engheta.

Aug. 24, 2017

STIx - Science, Technology, & Innovation Exchange

Watch the recorded videos from the STIx: Science, Technology, & Innovation Exchange here.