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National Science Foundation


NIRT/NIR Awards

 

 

Award# Institution name PI name E-mail, Phone number Proposal title NSF funds ($)
FY 2001 NIRT Structures and Phenomena
Awards with focus on Structures and Phenomena:
Mechanical and Chemical Processing (a)
1

0103516

California - Santa Barbara, Univ. of

Matthew Tirrell
tirrell@engineering.
ucsb.edu

(805) 893-3141

Creating Functional Nano-Environments by Controlled Self-Assembly

$1,425,000

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0103585

Pennsylvania State Univ.

Henry Foley
hankfoley@engr.
psu.edu

(814) 865-2574

Control of Nanostructures via Metal-Carbon Interactions over Multiple Length Scale via Metal and Metal Carbide Nanojunctions and Nanowelds

$1,125,000

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3

0103169

Minnesota, University of

Steven Girschick
slg@tc.umn.edu

(612) 625-5315

Superhard Nanostructured Films

$1,525,000

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4

0103409

Rice University

David Johnson
davej@oregon.
uoregon.edu

(541) 346-4612

Synthesis of and Structure-Function Relationships in Heterostructures of Quasi-2D Materials

$1,200,000

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0103562

California - Los Angeles, Univ. of

Chang-Jin Kim
cjkim@seas.ucla.edu

(310) 825-0267

NanoTurf and NanoPebbles: Toward Zero Flow Friction Surfaces

$1,000,000

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0103024

Massachusetts-Amherst, Univ. of

Mark Tuominen
tuominen@physics.
umass.edu

(413) 545-1944

Copolymer Templates: A Self-Assembling Route to High-Density Arrays of Functional Nanostructures

$1,250,000

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0103010

Massachusetts-Amherst, Univ. of

Peter Monson
monson@ecs.umass.
edu

(413) 545-0661

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Growth of Nanoporous Materials

$925,000

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0102964

Utah, University of

Alexei Efros
efros@physics.utah.
edu

(801) 585-5018

Nanoscale Metalic Photonic Crystals; Fabrication, Physical Properties, and Applications

$1,000,001

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0103135

South Carolina-Columbia, Univ. of

Harry Ploehn
ploehn@engr.sc.edu

(803) 777-7307

Dendrimer-Stabilized Nanoparticles for Next-Generation Catalysts

$2,000,000

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0103559

California-Los Angeles, Univ. of

James Stoddard
stoddart@chem.
ucla.edu

(310) 206-7078

Artificial Molecular Machines and Devices

$999,999

Awards with focus on Structures and Phenomena:
Electronic, Magnetic and Optoelectronic (b)

11

0103248

Ohio State University

Paul Berger
pberger@ieee.org

(614) 247-6235

Self-Aligned and Self-Limited Quantum Dot Nanoswitches

$1,600,000

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0103034

Ohio University

Victoria Soghomonian
soghomon@helios.phy.
ohiou.edu

(740) 597-2528

Zeolitic Materials for Nanoscale Electronics and Quantum Computation

$1,160,000

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0103009

Washington, Univ. of

Larry Dalton
dalton@chem.
washington. edu

(206) 543-1686

Nanostructured Optoelectronic Materials: New Concepts in Theoretical Design, Synthesis, and Processing

$1,600,000

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0103068

Pennsylvania State U

Joan Redwing
jmr31@psu.edu

(814) 865-8665

Semiconductor Nanowires: Building Blocks for Nanoscale Electronics

$1,450,000

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0103455

Texas A&M University

Donald Naugle
naugle@physicstamu.
edu

(979) 845-4429

Molecular Nanomagnets: Magnetic and Electronic Properties of Novel Magnetic Nanostructures and Nanostructured Materials

$1,680,000

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16

0103302

Washington University

Jia Lu
jgl@ee.wustl.edu

(314) 935-4896

Collaborative Research: Spin Transport and Dynamics in Nanoscale Hybrid-Structures

$375,232

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17

0103354

Pennsylvania State U

Darrell Schlom
schlom@ems
.psu.edu

(814) 863-8579

Artificially Engineered Nanoscale Ferroelectrics

$1,200,000

Awards with focus on Structures and Phenomena:
Single Molecule (c)

18

0102950

Univ. of MD College Park

Michael Fuhrer
mfuhrer@physics.
umd.edu

(301) 405-6143

Dynamics of Structure and Charge at the Molecular Scale

$1,200,000

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0103552

California Inst. Of Tech.

Michael Roukes
roukes@caltech.edu

(626) 395-2916

Single-Molecule Electrical Transport: Collaborative Nanoscale Research Bridging Chemistry & Physics

$1,122,000

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20

0102459

Univ. of Pennsylvania

Virgil Percec
percec@mail.sas.
upenn.edu

(215) 573-5527

Single Molecule Functional Nanostructures

$1,450,000

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21

0103290

New York University

Andrew Kent
andy.kent@nyu.edu

(212) 998-7773

Quantum Effects in Single Molecule Magnets

$1,940,000

FY 2001 NIRT Devices and System Architectures
22

0103175

Arizona State University

Stuart Lindsay
stuart.lindsay@asu.edu

(480) 965-4691

Nanoscale Molecular Opto-Electronics

$1,200,000

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0103082

Carnegie Mellon Univ.

Mehdi Asheghi
masheghi@andrew.
cmu.edu

(412) 268-2000

Phonon Transport in Nanostructures with Application to Ultrathin Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) Transistors

$1,299,891

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0103307

North Carolina Chapel Hill, Univ. of

Sergei Sheiko
sergei@email.unc.edu

(919) 843-5270

Molecular Brushes as Components for Nanomechanical Devices

$1,200,000

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0103297

Cornell University

Christopher Ober
cober@msc.cornell.edu

(607) 255-8417

On-Chip Molecular Scale Patterning and Assemblies

$1,300,000

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0103609

California-Berkeley, Univ. of

Arunava Majumdar
majumdar@newton.
erkeley.edu

(510) 643-8199

Novel Energy Conversion Devices Based on Nanowire Heterostructures

$1,343,226

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0103548

Stanford University

Kathryn Moler
kmoler@leland.
stanford.edu

(650) 723-6804

Integration of Carbon Nanotubes, Magnetic Nanocrystals, and Silicon Microstructures for Ultra-High-Resolution Magnetic Force Microscopy

$1,150,000

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28

0103134

Texas, Austin, Univ. of

Dennis Deppe
deppe@mail.utexas.
edu

(512) 471-4960

Photonic Crystal Laser Technology Based on Nanostructured Active Material

$1,400,000

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0103587

Central Florida, Univ.

Weili Luo
Luo@pegasus.cc.
ucf.edu

(407) 823-5855

Self-Assembly of Magnetic Nanostructures and Related Enabling Technologies

$1,200,000

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0103543

California Inst. Of Tech.

Harry Atwater
haa@daedalus.
caltech.edu

(626) 395-2197

Engineered Nanoparticle Electronic and Photonic Device Materials

$1,000,000

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31

0103059

SUNY Stony Brook

Konstantin Likharev
klikharev@notes.cc.
sunysb.edu

(631) 632-8159

Nanoscale Single-Electron Switching Arrays for Self-Evolving Neuromorphic Networks (Partial NIRT award)

$599,980

FY 2001 NER Structures and Phenomena

Awards with focus on Structures and Phenomena:
Mechanical and Chemical Processing (a)

32

0103514

California - Santa Barbara, Univ. of

Frederick Lange
flange@engineering.
ucsb.edu

(805) 893-8248

Nano-Textured Surfaces: Super-Hydrophobicity and Liquid Adhesion

$99,999

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0102680

Arizona State University

Antonio Garcia
tony.garcia@asu.edu

(480) 965-8798

Photomanipulaton of Hydrophobicity using a 2-D Nanostructured Surface

$95,312

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0102911

Notre Dame, Univ. of

Mark McCready
mjm@nd.edu
(219) 631-7146

Designing Nanostructured Heterogeneous Catalysts to Exploit Mass Transfer Enhancement Caused by Macroscale Hydrodynamic Disturbances

$99,853

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0103105

Washington State Univ.

Susmita Bose
Sbose@mme.wsu.edu

(509) 335-7461

Porous Scaffolds using Dendrimer Templated Bioceramic Nanopowders

$99,685

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0103246

Columbia University

P. Somasundaran
ps24@columbia.edu

(212) 854-2926

Novel Nanocomposites using Controlled Dynamics of Interfacial Processes

$99,842

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0103118

South Carolina, Univ. of

Michael Myrick
MYRICK@psc.sc.edu

(803) 777-6018

Nanoparticle Deposition and Implantation: Exploratory Research into a New Method for Making and Modifying Thin Films

$100,000

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0102639

Ohio State University

Ly James Lee
leelj@che.eng.ohio
-state.edu

(614) 292-2408

Development of a Nano-Lithography Based Manufacturing Protocol for Polymer Nanofluicic Platforms

$100,000

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39

0103065

Clemson, University of

George Chumanov
gchumak@clemson.
edu

(864) 656-2339

A Device for Assembling Silver Nanoparticles in Regular Structures

$95,000

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40

0102960

Georgia Tech

Dragomir Davidovic dragomir.davidovic@
physics.gatech.edu

(404) 385-1284

Exploration of Phase Transformations at nm-Length Scale

$100,000

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41

0102467

Columbia University

Colin Nuckolls
cn37@columbia.edu

(212) 854-6289

Self-Assembled Nanostructures with Macroscopic Polar Order and Directed Paths of Conjugation

$99,575

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42

0103133

Ohio State University

Jonathan Parquette
parquett@chemistry.
ohio-state.edu

(614) 292-5886

Exploiting Nanoscopic Dendrimer Self-Organization in Catalysts

$90,000

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43

0103000

Alabama-Birmingham, University of

Jimmy Mays
jmays@uab.edu

(205) 934-8101

A Block Copolymer Approach to Novel Functional Nantubes

$99,987

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44

0102166

Kentucky, University of

Lynn Penn
(859) 257-7897

Nanoscale Composites Based on Carbon Ribbons

$69,998

Awards with focus on Structures and Phenomena:
Electronic, Magnetic and Optoelectronic (b)

45

0103227

Purdue University

David Janes
janes@ecn.purdue.edu

(765) 494-9263

Investigation of Electronic Transport in Carbon Nanotubes using an Ultrafast Photoconduction Technique

$100,000

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46

0102648

Virginia Tech

Richard Claus
roclaus@vt.edu

(540) 231-7203

Combined NIL and ESA Processing of Electro-Optic Materials

$100,000

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47

0102622

South Florida, Univ. of

Srikanth Hariharan
sharihar@chuma1.
cas.usf.edu
(813) 974-2467

Tunable Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Absorption in Ferrite Nanoparticles

$60,000

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48

0103048

Pittsburgh, University of

Gilbert Walker
GilbertW@vms.cis.
pitt.edu

(412) 383-9650

Stark-Effect-Coupled Infrared Near Field Microscopy

$99,999

Awards with focus on Structures and Phenomena:
Single Molecule (c)

49

0103215

Princeton University

Lydia Sohn
sohn@oberon.
princeton.edu

(609) 258-5592

The Single-Molecule DNA Transistor

$100,000

Awards with focus on Devices and System Architectures

50

0103476

Minnesota, Univ. of

Philippe Buhlmann
buhlmann@chem.umn.
edu

(612) 624-1431

Chemically Modified Nanotube Tips for Selective Imaging with Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

$97,715

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51

0103348

Wisconsin - Madison, Univ. of

Sean Palecek
palecek@engr.wisc.edu

(608) 262-8931

Surface Assembly of Functional Proteini Nanosensors

$71,461

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52

0102889

Stanford University

Richard Zare
zare@stanford.edu

(650) 723-3062

Nanoengineered Pipettes for Patch Clamp Measurements

$90,642

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53

0103072

Wayne State University

Vladminr Mitin
mitin@ece6.eng.
wayne.edu

(313) 577-8944

Quantum Nanosensors-Based on Controllable Electron-Phonon Coupling

$99,936

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54

0102765

LSU & A&M College

Jaewu Choi
jchoi2@lsu.edu
(225) 334-6656

Molecular Diode and Molecular Nonvolatile Memory

$99,998

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0103022

Texas A&M Univ.

Yuo Kuo
yuekuo@tamu.edu

(979) 845-9807

Exploring a Novel Plasma-Based Copper Nano-Line Etch Method for Nano-Devices and Circuits

$81,161

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56

0103430

Central Florida, Univ. of

Brian Tonner
tonner@physics.ucf.
edu

(407) 823-5785

Magnetic "Smart-Wires" for Spintronic Nanostructured Devices

$85,000

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57

0103096

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Yicheng Lu
ylu@ece.rutgers.edu

(732) 445-3466

Feasibility Studies on ZnO Nanostructures and their Device Applications

$100,000

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0102955

Southern California, University of

Chongwu Zhou
chongwuz@usc.edu

(213) 740-2934

Carbon Nanotube Devices and Integrated Systems

$100,000

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59

0103061

Arizona State University

Jeff Drucker
jeff.drucker@asu.edu

(480) 965-9658

Direct Electron Beam Writing for Fabrication of Functional Nano-Scale Architectures

$100,000

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0102848

Drexel University

Karl Sohlberg
sohlbergk@drexel.edu

(215) 895-2653

Toward Effecient Design Tools for Molecular Machines: Theoretical Investigations of Nanosystems

$93,552

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61

0103390

California-Riverside, University of

Costas Grigoropoulos cgrigoro@me.
berkeley.edu

(510) 642-2525

Ultrafast Laser-Assisted Scanning Probe Fabrication of Nanostructures

$100,000

FY 2002 NIRT Award on Structures and Phenomena

62

0210742

U of Rochester

Nicholas Bigelow
nbig@lle.rochester.edu

(585) 275-8544

Next Generation Atom Chips for Quantum Information Technology

$1,698,127

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0210120

Washington University

William Buhro
buhro@wachem.
wustl.edu

(314) 935-4269

Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Boron and Metal-boride Nanowires, and Nanoscale Devices Built from them

$1,250,000

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0210176

U of Cal Berkeley

Michael Crommie
crommie@socrates.
berkeley.edu

(510) 642-9392

Synthesis and Control of Molecular Machines

$1,300,000

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0210549

U of Nevada Reno

John Frederick
jhf@chem.unr.edu

(775) 784-1347

Synthesis and Characterization of a Light-Driven Molecular Motor

$1,170,000

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0210579

Drexel University

Yury Gogotsi
gogotsi@drexel.edu

(215) 895-6446

Carbon Nanopipes for Nanofluidic Devices and In-situ Fluid Studies

$1,700,305

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67

0210785

Vanderbilt University

Richard Haglund
richard.haglund@
vanderbilt. edu

(615) 322-2828

Size Dependence of Phase Transitions in Nanocrystalline Oxides

$1,080,000

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0210806

U of Wisconsin Madison

Robert Hamers
rjhamers@facstaff.edu

(608) 262-6371

Nanotubes and nanowires as biological sensors and actuators: Approaching the single-molecule limit

$1,449,999

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0210215

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Kevin Hemker
hemker@jhu.edu

(410) 516-4489

Uncovering Deformation Mechanisms of Nanostructured Materials

$1,230,333

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0210915

Montana State University

Yves Idzerda
idzerda@physics.
montana.edu

(406) 994-7838

Template-Constrained Magnetic Nano-materials: Synthesis and Characterization

$1,000,000

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0210519

U of Notre Dame

Boldizsar Janko
bjanko@nd.edu

(219) 631-8049

Formation and Properties of Spin-Polarized Quantum Dots in Magnetic Semiconductors by Controlled Variation of Magnetic Fields on

$1,830,000

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72

0210298

Louisiana Tech University

Yuri Lvov
ylvov@coes.latech.edu

(318)257-5144

Nanoengineered shells for encapsulation and controlled release

$899,042

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73

0210580

U of Florida

Charles Martin
crmartin@chem.ufl.edu

(352) 392-8305

For Biomedical Nanotube Technology

$1,600,000

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74

0210588

U of Wisconsin Madison

Paul Nealey
nealey@engr.wisc.edu

(608) 265-8171

Dimension Dependent Material Properties of Nanoscopic Macromolecular Structures

$970,012

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0210321

MIT

Caroline Ross
caross@mit.edu

(617) 285-0223

Nanostructured Surfaces with Long-Range Order for Controlled Self-Assembly

$1,200,000

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76

0210284

U of Delaware

S. Ismat Shah
ismat@udel.edu

(312) 831-1618

Semiconductor Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for Visible Light Photocatalysis

$1,099,954

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77

0210383

U of Texas Austin

Chih-Kang Shih
shih@physics.utexas.edu

(512) 472-6603

FRG: Collective and Quasiparticle Properties of Nanocrystals and Nano-Arrays

$1,800,000

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0210835

U of New Mexico

Timothy Ward
tlward@unm.edu

(505) 277-2067

Nanostructural Engineering of Complex Functional Particles

$1,620,000

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79

0210247

Washington University

Karen Wooley
klwooley@artsci.
wustl.edu

(314) 935-7136

One-,Two- and Three-Dimensional Superstructured Materials from Well-Defined, Complex Nanoscale Components

$1,750,000

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FY 2002 NER Awards on Devices and Systems Architectures

Awards with focus on Devices and System Architectures
(12 awards, $16.6 million)

80

0210698

U of Texas Austin

Ananth Dodabalapur
ananth@mer.utexas.
edu

(512) 232-1890

Nanoscale Organic Circuits and Sensors

$1,600,000

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81

0210693

Cornell University

James Engstrom
jre@cheme.cornell.edu

(607) 255-9934

Nanoscale Engineering of Inorganic-Organic Interfaces: Applications to Molecular Scale Electronics

$1,300,001

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0210449

U of Wisconsin Madison

Chang-Beom Eom
eom@engr.wisc.edu

(608) 263-6305

Epitaxial Magnetic Oxide Structures for Nanoscale Spin Devices

$1,550,000

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0210153

U of Notre Dame

Peter Kogge
kogge@cse.nd.edu

(219) 631-6763

Architectures and Devices for Quantum-dot Cellular Automata

$999,999

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0210533

Boston College

Michael Naughton
naughton@bc.edu

(617) 552-3598

Nanoscale Magnetic Microscopy with Multi-Photon Absorption Polymers and Y-Junction Nanotubes

$1,050,000

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0210426

Harvard University

Hongkun Park
hpark@chemistry.
harvard.edu

(617) 496-0815

Electron Transport Through Molecular Inorganic Clusters - A Convergent Approach Toward Molecular Electronic and Magnetic Devices

$1,250,000

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0210899

Stanford University

R. Fabian Pease
pease@cis.stanford.
edu

(650) 723-0959

Properties and Applications of Deformed Nanotubes

$1,300,000

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0210832

LA St U & A&M University

Elizabeth Podlaha
podlaha@che.lsu.edu

(225) 578-3056

Electrodeposition of Nanostructured Multilayers

$1,300,000

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0210445

Purdue University

Vladimir Shalaev
shalaev@purdue.edu

(765) 494-9855

Plasmonic Nanophotonics and Optoelectronics

$1,299,997

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0210843

U of IL Urbana-Champaign

Gregory Timp
gtimp@uinc.edu

(217) 244-9629

A Nanometer-Scale Gene Chip

$1,300,000

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0210752

Boston University

Selim Unlu
selim@bu.edu

(617) 353-5067

Advanced Characterization Techniques In Optics for Nanostructures (ACTION)

$1,334,582

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0210736

Middlebury College

Susan Watson
swatson@middlebury.
edu

(802) 422-5958

Nanotube and Nanowire Based Quantum Computation

$1,880,000

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

92

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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0210840

Univ of Houston

Chengzhi
Caicai@uh.edu

(713) 743-2710

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

$60,000

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0210207

PA St Univ University Park

Elizabeth
Dickeyecd10@
psu.edu

(814) 865-9067

NER: Optically Active Rare Earth Doped Carbon Nanotubes

$100,000

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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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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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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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98

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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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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100

0210354

Illinois Inst of Tech

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

NER: Novel Nanostructured Solids: Potential DeNOx Catalysts

$98,000

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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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102

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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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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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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105

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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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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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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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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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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110

0210587

Rensselaer Polytechic Institute

Gwo-Ching Wang
wangg@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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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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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

FY 2003 NIRT Awards on Phenomena and
Structures and Quantum Control
113

0304046

U of MD College Park

Christopher
Davis
301-405-3637
davis@eng.umd.edu

NIRT: Nanofabricated All-Optical Computing, Switching, and Signal Processing Devices Based on Single Photon Tunneling

$1,200,000

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0304483

Cornell University-Endowed

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

NIRT: Molecular Sensing and Actuation by CMOS Nonvolatile Charges with Independently Addressed Nanoscale Resolution

$1,200,000

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0303976

PA St U University Park

Darrell Velegol
814-865-8739
velegol@psu.edu

NIRT: Bottom Up Assembly of Metal and Semiconductor Nanowires: Fundamental Forces to Nanoelectronic Circuits

$1,000,000

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0304340

U of Georgia Res Fdn Inc

Yiping Zhao
706-542-2843
zhaoy@physast.uga.edu

NIRT: Enhancing the Sensitivity and Stability of Biosensors by Novel Nanostructures

$1,000,000

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0304472

U of Missouri Columbia

Zhen Chen
573-882-0311
chenzh@missouri.edu

NIRT: Science and Technology of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Films for Multifunctional MEMS/NEMS Devices

$1,300,000

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0304453

Drexel University

Gennady Friedman
215-895-2108
gary@ece.drexel.edu

NIRT: Magnetically Driven Assembly of Heterogeneous Nanosystems

$1,372,000

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0303746

North Carolina State U

Christopher
Gorman
919-515-4252
chris_ gorman@ncsu.edu

NSF NIRT -- Hierarchical Assembly of Interconnects for Molecular Electronics

$1,330,333

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0303981

PA St U University Park

Thomas Mallouk
814-863-9637
tom@chem.psu.edu

NIRT: Heterogeneous Integration of Nanowires for Chemical Sensor Arrays

$1,200,000

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0303774

U of Cal Berkeley

Yuri Suzuki
510-643-0087
ysuzuki@socrates.
berkeley.edu

NIRT: Nanomagnetism in Complex Magnetic Materials and Devices

$1,200,000

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0304682

Arizona State University

Peter Bennett
480-965-9623
peter.bennett@asu.edu

NIRT: Silicide Nanowires for Nanoelectronics

$1,400,000

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0304178

PA St U University Park

Peter Eklund
814-865-5233
pce3@psu.edu

NIRT: Semiconducting Nanowires: Novel Phenomenon and Nanoscale Sensors

$1,450,000

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124

0304159

U of Massachusetts Amherst

James Watkins
413-545-2569
watkins@ecs.umass. edu

NIRT:Development of Mesoporous, Ultra Low Dielectric Constant, Patterned Films by 3-D Replication of Structured Organic Templates:A University/Industry/NIST Collaboration

$1,000,000

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0304391

Michigan State University

Simon Billinge
517-353-8697
billinge@pa.msu.edu

NIRT: Structure of nanocrystals

$1,350,000

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0304531

U of Pennsylvania

Dawn Bonnell
215-898-6231
bonnell@so11.
1rsm. upenn.edu

NIRT: COMPLEX NANOSTRUCTURES OF DISSIMILAR ELEMENTS: Synthesis, Assembly & Proximal Electrical and Optical Interactions

$1,203,109

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0304246

Brown University

William Curtin
401-863-1418
curtin@engin.brown.edu

NIRT: Tough Nanocomposite Coatings using New Self-Organized Carbon Forms

$1,300,000

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0304122

SUNY Stony Brook

Dilip Gersappe
631-632-8499
dilip.gersappe@sunysb.edu

NIRT- Molecular Assembly for Hybrid Electronics

$1,000,000

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0304640

Texas Tech University

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

Dynamic Heterogeneity and the Behavior of Glass-Forming Materials at the Nanoscale

$1,000,000

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0304217

U of Massachusetts Amherst

William Conner
413-545-0316
wconner@ecs.umass. edu

Microwave Synthesis of Nanostructured Solids

$1,200,000

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131

0304019

MIT

Nicola Marzari
617-253-1000
marzari@mit.edu

NIRT: Functionalizing Nanotubes for Novel Properties or Devices - an Integrated Theoretical and Experimental Approach

$1,030,000

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0304629

U of Cal Irvine

Farghalli Mohamed
949-824-5807
famohame@uci.edu

NIRT: Mechanical Behavior of Bulk Nanostructured Materials

$1,300,000

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0304318

U of MD College Park

Don DeVoe
301-405-8125
ddev@eng.umd.edu

Nanofluidic Networks for Single-Molecule Protein Analysis (3 yr?)

$750,000

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0304128

MIT

Patrick Doyle
617-253-4534
pdoyle@mit.edu

NIRT: Nanoscale Manipulation of Biological Entities using Magnetic Fluids and Fields

$1,000,000

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135

0304568

Carnegie Mellon University

Qiao Lin
412-268-3641
qlin@andrew.cmu.edu

NIRT: Nanoengineered Responsive Polymer Surfaces for Micro/Nanofluidic Bioanalytical Systems

$1,019,603

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0303916

Harvard University

Peter Pershan
617-495-3214
pershan@deas.
harvard.edu

NIRT on Wetting of Surfaces with Nano-Scale Structures

$1,000,000

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0304515

Tufts University

Maria Flytzani-
Stephanopoulos
617-627-3048
mflytzan@tufts.edu

NIRT: A New Class of Oxidation Catalysts:The Role of Atomically Dispersed Metals in Nanostructured Oxides

$1,223,501

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0304097

William Marsh Rice Univ

Naomi Halas
713-348-5611
halas@rice.edu

NIRT: Rationally Designed Nanosensing Substrates for Chemical and Biodetection

$1,521,288

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139

0303829

Rutgers Univ New Brunswick

Elena Galoppini
973-353-5317
galoppin@andromeda.
rutgers.edu

NIRT: Electronic Interactions in Hybrid Organic-Nanoparticle Materials

$1,045,260

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0303973

Wayne State University

Theodore Goodson
313-577-6918
tgoodson@
chem. wayne.edu

NIRT: Optical and Electronic Processes in Metal Nanoparticle-Conjugated Organic Materials

$1,130,000

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0304508

Carnegie Mellon University

Tomasz
Kowalewski
412-268-5927
tomek@andrew.cmu.edu

NIRT:Nanostructured Carbons from Self-Assembled Block Copolymer Precursors: From Synthesis and Characterization to Devices

$1,375,000

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0303389

University of Rochester

Shaul Mukamel
949-824-7600
smukamel@uci.edu

NIRT--Novel Nanoengineered Chromophore Aggregates with Controlled Electronic and Optical Properties

$1,125,000

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0304678

U of Cal Santa Barbara

Dirk Bouwmeester
805-893-8358
bouweester@
physics. ucsb.edu

NIRT: Quantum-State Transfer Between Photons and Nanostructures

$1,560,000

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0304314

Ohio University

Arthur Smith
740-597-2576
smitha2@ohio.edu

NIRT: Building Nanospintronic and Nanomagnetic Systems - Growth, Manipulation, and Characterization at the Atomic Scale

$1,140,000

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0304224

Texas Tech University

Henryk Temkin
806-742-1264
htemkin@coe.ttu.edu

NIRT: Nano-Arrays of Large Bandgap Semiconductors for Light Emitting and Spintronic Devices

$1,200,000

FY 2003 NER Awards on Devices and System Architecture

146

0304612

U of Cal Irvine

Brody, James
University of
California Irvine

NER: Electrochemiluminescence as a tool for microscopy at the nanoscale

$100,000

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0304342

Arizona State University

Diaz, Rodolfo
Arizona State University

NER: Interaction Between Light and Nanoengineered Surfaces

$100,000

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0303884

Stanford University

Fan, Shanhui
Stanford University

NER: Exploration of Nanoscale Plasmonic Circuits

$100,000

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0303804

U of Vermont & St Agr Coll

Gordon-Wylie, Scott
University of Vermont &
State Agricultural College

NER: Performing Molecular Scale Magnetic Computation Using Electroactive Bridges Between Metal Ions.

$100,000

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0304575

PA St U University Park

Keating, Christine
Pennsylvania State
University - University Park

NER: Bottom-up Assembly of Nanomechanical Biosensing Arrays

$100,000

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0304639

Drexel University

Lec, Ryszard
Drexel University

NER: An Acoustic Tweezer for Nanoparticle Manipulation

$100,000

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0304325

Brown University

Ling, Xinsheng
Sean Brown University

NER: DNA Sequence Detection using Novel Solid-State and Soft Nanopores

$100,000

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0304218

University of Delaware

Panchapakesan, Balaji
University of Delaware

NER: Carbon Nanotube based Nano-Electromechanical Resonators

$100,000

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0302736

Lehigh University

Ding, Yujie
Lehigh University

NER: Initiative on novel nanostructures and nanodevices based on semiconductor epitaxial growth

$100,000

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0304537

U of Central Florida

Walters, Deron
University of Central Florida

NER: Antenna-coupled single-electron transistors for high-sensitivity terahertz and infrared detection

Declination

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0304274

U of Cal Berkeley

King, Tsu-Jae
University of California
Berkeley

NER: Scaling Si-based FET's Atomic Dimension

$100,000

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0303789

Princeton University

Jha, Niraj
Princeton University

NER: NanoCAD - Computer-Aided Design Algorithms and Tools for Nanotechnologies

$100,000

divider line
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0304284

Brown University

Bahar, Ruth
Brown University

NER: Y-Junction Nanotube-based Computer Devices and Architectures

$100,000

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0304468

U of Texas Brownsville

Guevara, Natalie
University of Texas
Brownsville

NER: DNA incorporation into carbon nanotube for biochips and nanoscale machines

Declination

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0304468

Yale University

Han, Jung
Yale University

NER: III-Nitride Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics

$100,000

FY 2003 NER Nanoscale Structures,
Novel Phenomena, and Quantum Control

161

0304442

U of Colorado Boulder

Park, Wounjhang
University of Colorado
Boulder

NER: Flexible Photonic Crystals - A New Pathway to Tunability

$100,000

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0304064

U of Pennsylvania

Evoy, Stephane
University of Pennsylvania

NER: Hybrid Carbon Nanotubes as Tunable Nanomechanical Detectors

$100,000

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0303860

U of Southern California

Will, Peter
University of Southern
California

NER: Nano-Scale Volume Cells

$100,000

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0304143

Clarkson University

Suni, Ian
Clarkson University

NER: A Novel Nanobiosensor Architecture

$100,000

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0304446

Boston University

Murray, Todd
Boston University

NER: Photoacoustic Characterization of Nanoelectromechanical Systems

$100,000

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0303968

CUNY Staten Island

Yang, Nan-Loh
CUNY - Staten Island

NER: Nanofabricated Photosensitive Polymers for Controlled Cell Manipulation in 2D & 3D

$100,000

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0304497

Stanford University

Hesselink, Lambertus
Stanford University

NER: Ferro-electric Nano Domain Technology

$100,000

divider line
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0303801

Michigan State University

Nogami, Jun
Michigan State University

NER: Fully self-assembled nanowire based devices

$100,000

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0303883

Arizona State University

Phelan, Patrick
Arizona State University

NER: Application of Paramagnetic Nanoparticles for Biological Agent Detection

$99,999

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0303621

U of Colorado Boulder

Hermann, Allen
University of Colorado
Boulder

NER: Hybrid Magnetic Nanostructures

$100,000

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0304297

Miami University at Oxford

Pacey, Gilbert
Miami University Oxford

NER: Nanostructured Multilayers as Sensing Materials for Long Period Gratings

$99,999

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0304124

Vanderbilt University

Wright, David
Vanderbilt University

NER: Lab on a Tip-Bioconjugate Silica Nanoparticle Probes on Atomic Force Microscope Cantilever Tips

$99,999

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0301960

Texas Engineering Exp Sta

Kuo, Yue
Texas Engineering
Experiment Station

NER: Exploring a Nanoscale Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Transistor

$90,433

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0304135

Northwestern University

Ruoff, Rodney
Northwestern University

NER: Particle Light Valves

$99,597

Nanoscale Structures, Novel Phenomena,
and Quantum Control

175

0304630

University of Notre Dame

Lieberman, Marya
University of Notre Dame

NER: Hierarchical self-assembly of DNA tiles

$99,999

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0304621

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Li, Lian
University of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

NER: Exploring defect controlled ferromagnetism in Mn doped ZnGeP2/GaP heterojunction

$97,172

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0304615

University of Nevada Reno

Cline, Joseph
University of Nevada Reno

NER: Photon Torque Nanomotor Driver

$99,636

divider line
178

0304359

Harvard University

Parks, Joe
Harvard University

NER: FCS Measurements of Trapped Gas Phase Biomolecules

$99,968

divider line
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0304714

University of California Santa Barbara

Moskovits, Martin
University of California
Santa Barbara

NER: Engineered nanostructures for super-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

$100,000

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0304106

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Han, Jongyoon
Massachusetts Institute
of Technology

NER: Investigation of Molecular Stochastic Motion in a Nanofluidic Channel

$100,000

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0304697

University of Colorado Boulder

Dessau, Daniel
University of Colorado
Boulder

NER: Soft X-Ray Resonant Scattering of Nanoscale Inhomogeneities in Correlated Electron Systems

$100,000

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0304094

SUNY Stony Brook

Mendez, Emilio
SUNY Stony Brook

NER: Efficient Light Emission from Nanoscale Germanium Dots

$99,843

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0304432

Rutgers University New Brunswick

Zimmermann, Frank
Rutgers University
New Brunswick

NER: Development of an Ultrafast Scanning Probe Microscope

$100,000

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0304005

University of Central Florida

Coffey, Kevin
University of Central Florida

NER: Small well-ordered intermetallic magnetic nanoparticles

$99,749

divider line
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0304362

Arizona State University

Kouvetakis, John
Arizona State University

NER: Synthesis of nanoscale structures of new direct bandgap semiconductors

$100,001

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0303606

University of Maryland College Park

Fuhrer, Michael
University of Maryland
College Park

NER: Two-dimensional Nanocrystals for Nanoelectronics

$100,000

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0303552

North Carolina A&T State University

Kumar, Dhanajay
North Carolina
A&T State University

NER: Synthesis and Characterization of Self-Assembled Nanoscale Magnetic Particles

$100,000

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0303823

Tennessee Technological University

Zhu, Jiahong
Tennessee Technological
University

NER: Nanocrystalline Giant Magnetostrictive Materials for Actuator Applications

$100,000

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0304438

University of Southern Carolina Research Foundation

Ferry, John
University of
Southern Carolina
Research Foundation

NER: Naturally Occuring Bioinorganic Supports for Nanoparticle Deposition

$100,000

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0303764

SUNY Albany

Geer, Robert
SUNY Albany

NER: Nanoscale Profiling of the Elastic and Viscoelastic Response of Individual Nanotubes

$93,473

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0304129

University of Kentucky Research Foundation

Chen, Zhi
University of Kentucky
Research Foundation

NER: Fabrication of One-Dimensional Horizontal Arrays of Carbon Nanotubes from Nano-Templates

$99,720

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0304028

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Gall, Daniel
Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute

NER: Shaping and Assembly of Hybrid Architechtures by Nanotemplating

$99,779

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0303696

University of Connecticut

Weiss, Robert
University of Connecticut

NER: Nano-composites derived from melt blending an ionomer and a thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer

$99,707

divider line
194

0304609

University of Wisconsin Madison

Winokur, Michael
University of Wisconsin Madison

NER: Spin-Polarized Injection and Transport in Polymers

$99,873

divider line
195

0304600

University of Connecticut

Sotzing, Gregory
University of Connecticut

NER: Ultrafast Nanopatterning Techniques to Produce Intrinsically Conductive Polymer Nanostructures

$99,516

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196

0304504

University of Rhode Island

Yoon, Mirang
University of Rhode Island

NER: Template-assisted crystallization of colloids and biological macromolecules under 100nm

$100,000

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0304127

SUNY Stony Brook

Mayr, Andreas
SUNY Stony Brook

NER: Caged Clusters for Single-Electronics

$99,145

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0304320

Bowling Green University Main Campus

Anzenbacher, Pave
Bowling Green University
Main Campus

NER: Towards Self-Assembled Metallodendrimers for Multi-Anion Sensing

$100,000

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0304273

Georgetown University

Stoll, Sarah
Georgetown University

NER: Nanostructures from Magnetic Centers and Liquid Crystal Linkers

$99,436

divider line
200

0304163

University of New Hampshire

Miller, Glen
University of New Hampshire

NER: Rational, Bench-top Synthesis of Organic Nanotubular Molecules

$100,000

divider line
201

0304173

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Rotello, Vincent
University of Massachusetts
Amherst

NER: Dendrimer-Mediated Assembly of Nanostructures

$100,000

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0304069

University of Miami

Ren, Tong
University of Miami

NER: Nanoscopic Two Terminal Molecular Electronic Devices Based on Single or Few Ru2-Metallaynes

$100,000

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0304449

Washington University

Lin, Tien-Sung
Washington University

NER: Quantum Computing via Zero Field EPR of Highly Polarized Spins in Nanochannels

$100,000

divider line
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0304237

University of New Mexico

Han, Sang
University of New Mexico

NER: Nanofluidics for Advanced Separation and Detection of Biomolecules

$100,000

divider line
205

0304158

Colorado School of Mines

Marr, David
W.Colorado School
of Mines

NER: 3D Nanocolloidal Crystallization via Electrokinetic Flows

$100,000

divider line
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0304357

Auburn University

Roberts, Christopher
Auburn University

NER: Creation of 3-D metallic sponges from nanoparticles in carbon dioxide

$99,999

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0303833

CUNY Brooklyn College

Tung, Raymond
CUNY Brooklyn College

NER: Combined UHV and Liquid Phase (CULP) Processing of Self-Assembled Nanostructures and Novel Interfaces

$99,849

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0304731

California Institute of Technology

Gharib, Morteza
California Institute of
Technology

NER: Fluid Flows Around Cylindrical Nanostructures, a Canonical Experiment for an Understanding and Description of Nanoscale Fluid Dynamics (NFD)

$100,000

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209

0304098

Seton Hall University

Fadeev, Alexander
Seton Hall University

NER: Lyophobic Interfaces for Storing and Converting Mechanical Energy

$98,886

divider line
210

0304671

University of California Santa Barbara

Israelachvili, Jacob
University of California
Santa Barbara

NER: Controlled Processing and Electro-Optical Characterization of Nanoparticles and Conducting Organic Films via Mechanical Pressure, shear and/or rolling

$100,000

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211

0303897

University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc

Zhao, Yiping
University of Georgia
Research Foundation Inc

NER: Fabricating Heterogeneous Nanorods by Physical Vapor Deposition

$99,916

divider line
212

0304080

Iowa State University

Hebert, Kurt
Iowa State University

NER: Nanofabricated Catalyst Layers for Fuel Cells

$99,919

divider line
213

0303918

Wayne State University

Choi, Jaewu
Wayne State University

NER: Carbon Nanotube Discriminators

$99,024

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214

0304324

Ohio State University Research Foundation

Bhushan, Bharat
Ohio State University
Research Foundation

NER: Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Synthesis in Low Temperature Nonequilibrium Gases

$100,000

Total (examples)

$130,356,930

 

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