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NSE/NER Awards

Prop ID

Institution Name

PI Name
Email
Telephone

Proposal Title (key words)

NSF
Funds

Awards with focus on Biosystems at the Nanoscale (7 awards; $585,390)

1

0210854

Univ of Arizona

Raymond Goldstein
gold@physics.arizona.edu
(520) 621-1065

NER: Dynamics of Flagellar Polymorphism

$99,911

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2

0209687

PA St Univ University Park

William Hancock
woh1@psu.edu
(814) 863-0492-

NER: Oligonucleotide-directed alignment of cytoskeletal filaments for nanoscale assembly

$95,000

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3

0210365

Virginia Commonwealth Univ

Jae-Hoon Jun
jun_77845@yahoo.com
(804) 827-1777

NER: Nanoengineering and Characterization of Electrospun Collagen Matrix

$90,479

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4

0210384

Oregon State University

Gregory Rorrer
rorrerfl@che.orst.edu
(541) 737-3370

NER: Biosynthesis of Germanium Oxide Nanoparticles

$100,000

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5

0210005

Iowa State University

Vladimir Tsukruk
Alex_Smirnov@ncsu.edu
(515) 294-6904

NER: Multi-nanolayered bio-inspired membranes

$10,000

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6

0210656

North Carolina State Univ

Orlin Velev
odvelev@unity.ncsu.edu
(919) 513-4318

NER: Bioelectronic interfacing of living cells via self-assembled microwires

$90,000

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7

0210220

Johns Hopkins University

Michael Yu
yu@jhu.edu
(410) 516-8935

NER: Biotemplate Directed Assembly of Nanocrystal Arrays

$100,000

Awards with focus on Nanoscale Structures, Novel Phenomena,
and Quantum Control (21 awards, $1,995,804)

8

0210689

SUNY Buffalo

Paschlis Alexandridis
palexand@eng.buffalo.edu
(716) 645-2911

NER: Manipulation and 3D Organization of Nanoparticles Using Dielectrophoresis

$100,000

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9

0210840

Univ of Houston

Chengzhi Cai
cai@uh.edu
(713) 743-2710

NER: The First Rational Approach to the Preparation of Single Molecule AFM Tips

$60,000

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10

0210207

PA St Univ University Park

Elizabeth Dickey
ecd10@psu.edu
(814) 865-9067

NER: Optically Active Rare Earth Doped Carbon Nanotubes

$100,000

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11

0210249

SUNY Albany

Katharine Dovidenko
kdovidenko@uamail.albany.edu
(518) 437-4550

NER: FIB Micromachining and Advanced Characterization of Carbon Nanotube-Metal Junctions

$96,436

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12

0210714

University of Michigan

Rachel Goldman
rsgold@engin.umich.edu
(734) 647-6821

NER: Role of Elastic Anisotropy in Semiconductor Nanopatterning

$100,000

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13

0210485

Univ of Oklahoma

Brian Grady
bpgrady@ou.edu
(405) 325-4369

NER: Polymer Nanowires Synthesized on a Flat Surface Via a Surfactant Template

$99,987

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14

0210508

University of Akron

Jun Hu
jhu@chemistry.uakron.edu
(330) 972-5343

NER: Bioengineering of Implantable Nanosize Optical Sensing Elements by Controlled Radical Polymerization

$100,000

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15

0210460

Georgia Tech

Christopher Jones
chris.jones@che.gatech.edu
(404) 385-1683

NER: Molecular Design of Magnetic Nanocatalysts

$98,951

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16

0210354

Illinois Inst of Tech

M.I. Khan
ishaque.khan@iit.edu
(312) 567-3431

NER: Novel Nanostructured Solids: Potential DeNOx Catalysts

$98,000

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17

0210124

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Nikhil Koratkar
koratn@rpi.edu
(518) 276-2630

NER: Light-Weight Minimally-Intrusive Damping Films Featuring Carbon Nanotubes

$100,000

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18

0210372

Univ of Texas Austin

Michael Krische
mkrische@mail.utexas.edu
(512) 997-7184

NER: Orthogonal Molecular Recognition Motifs for Nanoscale Assembly

$90,000

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19

0210525

Univ of Washington

Vipin Kumar
vkumar@u.washington.edu
(206) 543-5535

NER: Creation of Polymeric Nanofoams based on Retrograde Vitrification

$99,910

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20

0210479

Georgia Tech

Carson Meredith
carson.meredith@che.gatech.edu
(404) 385-2151

NER: Engineering Stable Nanoscale Conducting / Insulating Polymer Interfaces: Combinatorial Exploratory Research

$99,938

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21

0210879

University of Utah

Jan Miller
jdmiller@mines.utah.edu
(801) 581-5160

NER: In-Situ Second Harmonic Generation Studies to Describe Nanoscale Phenomena at the Surfaces of Microparticles

$90,000

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22

0210205

Carnegie Mellon University

James Schneider
schneider@cmu.edu
(412) 268-4394

NER: Chemical Probing of Biosensor Nano-environments using Dynamic AFM

$100,000

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23

0210230

Texas Tech University

Sindee Simon
sindee.simon@coe.ttu.edu
(806) 742-1763

NER: Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction Process for Forming Nanoporous Materials for Low-k and Biosensor Applications

$99,986

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24

0210506

Univ of Georgia

John Stickney
stickney@sunchem.chem.uga.edu
(706) 542-1967

NER: Electrodeposition of Nanostructured Compound Semiconductors

$99,832

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25

0210293

Ohio State Univ

Vish Subramaniam
subramaniam.1@osu.edu
(614) 292-6096

NER: Coulomb Crystals of Carbon Single-Walled Nanotubes (SWNTs); Manipulation, Separation, and Synthesis

$95,000

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26

0210587

Rensselaer Polytechic Institute

Gwo-Ching
Wangwangg@rpi.edu
(518) 276-8387

NER: Exploring The Mechanical and Thermoelectric Properties of Composite Nano-Rods and Nano-Springs

$100,000

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27

0210051

Univ of Nebraska Lincoln

Xinwei Wang
xinweiw@unlserve.unl.edu
(402) 472-3089

NER: Experimental Investigation of Heat Transfer in Individual Nanowires/Tubes

$76,764

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28

0210395

VA Polytechnic Inst & State Univ

Gordon Yee
gyee@vt.edu
(540) 231-3090

NER: A Different Strategy for the Production of Molecule-Based Nanomagnets

$91,000

Awards with focus on Device and System Architecture (31 awards, $2,690,607)

29

0210282

Univ of Cal Riverside

Alexander Balandin
alexb@ee.ucr.edu
(909) 787-2351

NER: Enhancement of the Efficiency of Thermoelectric Devices via Engineering of the Electron-Phonon Interaction in Quantum Dot Superlattices

$79,999

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30

0206950

Virginia Commonwealth Univ

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay
sbandy@mail2.vcu.edu
(804) 827-6275

NER: Novel Electrochemically Self Assembled Nanowire Infrared Photodetectors

$88,502

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31

0210495

Univ of Ill Urbana Champaign

Paul Carney
carney@uiuc.edu
(217) 333-2186

NER: Investigation of carbon nanotube nano-optics

$87,250

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32

0209279

Univ of Colorado Boulder

Steven Cundiff
cundiffs@jila.colorado.edu
(303) 492-7858

NER: Terahertz Detection of Electron Spin Precession

$95,000

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33

0210415

Georgia Tech

Levent Degertekin
levent.degertekin@me.gatech.edu
(404) 385-1357

NER: Acoustic radiation pressure driven atomic force microscope for fast imaging and parallel sensing of biological and chemical processes at the nanoscale

$90,000

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34

0210447

Univ of Ill Urbana Champaign

Russell Giannetta
russg@uiuc.edu
(217) 333-5882

NER: Fabrication of MgB2 quantum devices

$90,000

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35

0210647

Carnegie Mellon University

David Greve
dg07@andrew.cmu.edu
(412) 268-3707

NER: Silicide Quantum Dots for Nanoelectronics

$90,000

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36

0210033

PA St Univ University Park

Craig Grimes
cgrimes@engr.psu.edu
(814) 865-9142

NER: Magnetically Activated Nanoporous Structures for Biomedical Applications

$90,000

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37

0210501

University of Michigan

Lingjie Guo
guo@eecs.umich.edu
(734) 647-7718

NER: Field Effect Transistor Using Long Conjugated Semiconducting Molecular Wires

$80,000

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38

0210281

Univ of Cal Santa Barbara

Elisabeth Gwinn
bgwinn@physics.ucsb.edu
(805) 893-2254

NER: Hybrid Organic-inorganic devices for future spintronics applications

$90,000

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39

0210877

Univ of Colorado Denver

Martin Huber
martin.huber@cudenver.edu
(303) 556-3561

NER: High-Bandwidth Scanning DC SQUID Susceptometer for Characterization of Nanomagnetic Structures and Phenomena

$99,883

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40

0210738

Georgia Tech

William Hunt
bill.hunt@ee.gatech.edu
(404) 894-2945

NER: Electron Beam Emitter SPR for Biosensor Applications Nanoscale Exploratory Research

$80,000

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41

0210428

Univ of Connecticut

Faquir Jain
fcq@eng2.uconn.edu
(860) 486-3752

NER: Nanochannel FETs and Quantum Dot Based Nonvolatile Memory Cells using Site-Specific and Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly Techniques

$93,609

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42

0210743

Cornell University

Edwin Kan
kan@ece.cornell.edu
(607) 255-3998

NER: Novel Applications Based on Attractive and Repulsive Electrostatic Forces in Nanoscale

$80,000

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43

0210106

Univ of Colorado Boulder

Stephen Leone
srl@cchem.berkeley.edu
(510) 643-5467

NER: Femtosecond Pump-Probe Confocal Microscopy of ZnO Nanowire Lasers

$80,000

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44

0210197

Univ of Minnesota Twin Cities

David Lilja
lilja@ece.umn.edu
(612) 625-5007

NER: Designing Reliable Computers Using Molecular Nanotechnology

$70,000

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45

0210094

Univ of Tennessee Knoxville

Bruce MacLennan
maclennan@cs.utk.edu
(865) 974-5067

NER: Universally Programmable Intelligent Matter

$64,117

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46

0210626

Oregon Health Sciences Univ

Jack McCarthy
jmccarthy@ece.ogi.edu
(503) 748-1176

NER: Massively Parallel electron Photoemitter Micro-arrays for Nanoscale Lithography, Imaging, and Inspection Applicaitons

$99,999

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47

0210279

SUNY Albany

Serge Oktyabrsky
soktyabrsky@umail.albany.edu
(518) 437-8686

NER: Engineering of InAs Quantum Dot Ensembles Using Interference of Optical Surface Waves

$90,344

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48

0210373

Univ of Washington

Mark Oskin
oskin@cs.washington.edu
(206) 543-1695

NER: Computer Aided Design of Silicon-based Quantum Computers

$90,761

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49

0210421

University of Notre Dame

Wolfgang Porod
porod@nd.edu
(219) 631-6376

NER: Computing Architectures for Coupled Nanomagnets

$87,552

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50

0210574

University of Florida

Andrew Rinzler
rinzler@phys.ufl.edu
(352) 392-5656

NER: Optical modulation by field gated transparency

$82,750

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51

0210225

Brown University

John Savage
john_savage@brown.edu
(401) 863-7642

NER: Exploring the Computational Limits Imposed by Nanotechnologies

$97,828

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52

0204978

University of Utah

Jing Shij
shi@physics.utah.edu
(801) 585-0792

NER: Nanoscale Molecular Spintronic Materials and Devices

$85,000

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53

0210283

Univ of Cincinnati

Raj Singh
raj.singh@uc.edu
(513) 556-5172

NER: Synthesis of Boron Nitride Nanotubes for Nanoelectronics

$80,000

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54

0210438

Univ of MD College Park

Igor Smolyaninov
smoly@eng.umd.edu
(301) 405-3255

NER: Nanofabricated Optical Devices Based On Single Photon Tunneling

$85,000

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55

0210583

Louisiana State U & A&M College

Phillip Sprunger
phils@lsu.edu
(225) 578-4621

NER: Spin Injector for Nanomagnetics and Spintronics Research

$85,000

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56

0209422

New Jersey Institute of Technology

Leonid Tsybeskov
tsybesko@adm.njit.edu
(973) 596-6594

NER: Efficient Light Emitters Based on Three-Dimensional GeSi Nanostructures

$74,998

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57

0210216

Ohio University

Paul Van Patten
vanpatte@ohio.edu
(740) 517-8479

NER: AlGaN Quantum Dots for Short Wavelength Luminescent Devices

$85,000

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58

0210613

Texas Tech University

Mark Vaughn
mark.vaughn@coe.ttu.edu
(806) 742-5158

NER: Developing a nanoscale strain gauge

$98,015

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59

0210453

Purdue University

Steve Wereley
wereley@purdue.edu
(765) 494-5624

NER: Explorations in Biomedical Microdevices: Brownian Motion and Education

$100,000

Awards with focus on Multi-scale, Multi-phenomena Theory, Modeling
and Simulation at the Nanoscale (6 awards; $564,091)

60

0210551

University of Michigan

Sharon Glotzers
glotzer@umich.edu
(734) 615-6296

NER: Simulation Strategies for Biomolecular Assembly of Nanoscale Building Blocks

$100,000

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61

0210487

North Carolina State Univ

Keith Gubbins
keg@ncsu.edu
(919) 515-2262

NER: Molecular Modeling of Self-Assembled Nanostructures on Surfaces and in Narrow Pores

$99,067

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0210437

Harvard University

Dudley Herschbach
herschbach@chemistry.harvard.edu
(617) 495-3218

NER: Mechanically "Tuning" and "Switching" the Dynamics of Molecular Motors

$99,489

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0210131

Univ of Ill Urbana Champaign

Harley Johnson
htj@uiuc.edu
(217) 265-5468

NER: Coupled electronic and mechanical properties by conformational statistics tight-binding

$95,000

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0209915

PA St Univ University Park

Sanat Kumar
sxk11@psu.edu
(814) 865-3294

NER: Microscopic Modeling of the Surfactant Mediated Reactive Assembly of Nanostructured Materials

$75,000

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0210288

Vanderbilt University

Greg Walker
greg.walker@vanderbilt.edu
(615) 343-6959

NER: Understanding thermal transport in nano-devices via molecular modification

$95,535

Awards with focus on Nanoscale Processes in the Environment (6 awards, $571,153)

66

0207709

Univ of Cal Davis

William Casey
University of California Davis

NER: Can Aluminum Nanocluster Complexes Yield Rates of Ligand Exchange at Aluminous Mineral Surfaces?

$93,930

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67

0210681

Michigan State University

Lawrence Drzal
drzal@egr.msu.edu
(517) 353-5466

NER: Biodegradable Green Nanocomposites for Automotive Applications

$85,000

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68

0209246

University of Delaware

Chin-Pao Huang
huang@ce.udel.edu
(302) 831-8428

NER: Separation of Nano-sized Aquatic Particles by Electrically Assisted Tangential Flow Filtration: System Evaluation and Metal Speciation

$83,900

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69

0209610

University of Maryland College Park

University of Guelph

Steven Lower
lower@geology.umd.edu
(301) 405-4094

Terrance Beveridge
tjb@uoguelph.edu
(519) 837-1802

NER: Collaborative Research: Biologically inspired lithography

$100,000

 

$14,163

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0210819

Arizona State University

Peggy O'Day
oday@asu.edu
(408) 965-4581

NER: Molecular-To-Microscale Investigation Of Microbial Habitats: Exploratory Studies Using Molecular Probes and Microcomputed Tomography and Fluorescence

$94,735

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71

0210820

University of New Mexico

Huifang Xu
hfxu@unm.edu
(505) 277-7536

NER: Mesogeochemistry Geochemical Reactions and Mass Transfers in Nano-scale Pore Space Confinement

$99,425

Awards with focus on Manufacturing Processing at the Nanoscale (15 awards, $1,390,081)

72

0210648

Rutgers Univ New Brunswick

W. Roger Cannon
cannon@alumina.rutgers.edu
(908) 445-4718

NER: Hot Superplastic Powder Forging for Economic Nanocrystalline Ceramics

$100,000

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0210242

Clarkson University

Cetin Cetinkaya
cetin@clarkson.edu
(315) 268-6514

NER: Exploring the Limits of Nanoparticle Removal with Pulsed Lasers

$100,000

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0210210

Duke University

Daniel Cole
dgcole@duke.edu
(919) 660-5417

NER: Torque Spectroscopy for Nanosystem Characterization and Fabrication

$99,994

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0210240

University of Michigan

Suman Das
sumadas@umich.edu
(734) 615-6646

NER: Nanofabrication Using Sub-wavelength Near-Field Nano-optical Laser Processing

$99,981

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0210681

Michigan State University

Lawrence Drza
ldrzal@egr.msu.edu
(517) 353-5466

NER: Biodegradable Green Nanocomposites for Automotive Applications

$85,000

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0210195

Stevens Inst of Technology

Henry Du
hdu@stevens-tech.edu
(201) 216-5262

NER: Fabrication of an Integrated Structure of 3D Macroporous Silica and Carbon Nanotubes

$95,936

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0210361

Univ of Cal Berkeley

Costas Grigoropoulos
cgrigoro@me.berkeley.edu
(510) 642-2525

NER: Nanoscale Laser-assisted Deposition and Crystal Growth

$99,516

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0210058

North Carolina State Univ

Hans Hallen
hans_hallen@ncsu.edu
(919) 515-6314

NER: Deposition
of Molecular Nanostructures with Controlled in-plane Orientation

$99,999

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0210036

Drexel University

Richard Knight
knightr@coe.drexel.edu
(215) 895-1844

NER: Feasibility Study on High Yield Thermal Plasma Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes and Other Nanocrystalline Forms of Carbon

$100,000

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0210339

Univ of Tennessee Knoxville

Philip Rack
prack@utk.edu
(865) 974-5344

NER: Nanoscale Electron Beam Stimulated Processing

$99,688

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0210554

Univ of Tennessee Knoxville

J. Reece Roth
jrr@utk.edu
(865) 974-4446

NER: Increasing the Strength, Surface Energy, and Wickability of Polymeric Nanofabrics by Exposure to a One Atmosphere Uniform Glow Discharge Plasma (OAUGDP)

$99,967

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0210357

Univ of Wisconsin Madison

Mark Saffman
msaffman@facstaff.uwisc.edu
(608) 265-5601

NER: Atomic lithography of arbitrary two-dimensional nanostructures

$70,000

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0210534

University of Florida

Rajiv Singh
rsing@mail.mse.ufl.edu
(352) 392-1032

NER: Novel, High Throughput Continuous Nanoparticle Classifier (CNC)

$70,000

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0210670

Univ of Colorado Boulder

Alan Weimer
alan.weimer@colorado.edu
(303) 492-3759

NER: Conformal Nanoencapsulation of Ultrafine Particles

$70,000

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0209556

Purdue University

Xianfan Xu
xxu@ecn.purdue.edu
(765) 494-5639

NER: Development of a Novel Low Cost Nano-lithography Technique using a Nanometric High Transmission Optical Antenna

$100,000

Awards with focus on societal implications (2 awards; $280,000)

87

210552

USC

Davis Baird

Philosophical and Social Dimensions of Nanoscale Research: Developing a Rational Approach to a Newly Emerging Science and Technology

$180,000

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0210452

University of Virginia

Michael Gorman

Social and Ethical Dimensions of Nanotechnology (Societal Implications theme)

$100,000