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Esche, Chassapis Awarded $500K by NSF for 'Virtual Environments for Collaborative Learning'
September 2, 2008
The National Science Foundation's Division of Undergraduate Education has awarded $500,000 to two professors of mechanical engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology, to pursue the research goals laid out in their successful proposal, "Virtual Environments for Collaborative Learning."
Stevens Institute of Technology
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