The DoD has awarded a team of Nebraska researchers a second increment - up to $11M over five years - in an ongoing project to jumpstart the development of drug therapies that can protect and counteract the effects of radiation exposure, specifically for military service members. (1/14/19)
Dr. Timothy Gay from the department of Physics and Astronomy won the 2018 Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor Award during the Postdoctoral & Mentor Awards Luncheon on November 6. Dr. Gay was honored for sustained commitment to and exceptional ability in mentoring postdoctoral scholars' professional and career development. (11/14/18)
Evgeny Tsymbal and Lingling Tao have identified a material whose crystalline structure might better sustain an electron’s spin: a property that, similar to charge, can represent bits of information in digital devices. This stability could result in cheaper, faster, and more energy-efficient devices. (11/13/18)
The Prem S. Paul Innovator of the Year award went to John Woollam, an internationally known expert in ellipsometry and a Nebraska faculty member since 1979. The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies innovation and entrepreneurship by advancing novel research into significant commercial use. (11/9/18)
With the support of a six-year grant from the National Science Foundation, Nebraska’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Center will collaborate with Tuskegee University to offer the latter’s undergraduate and graduate students more opportunities for conducting upper-echelon research. The equipment housed at NCMN will help facilitate this partnership. (11/1/18)
UNL continues to make waves in the area of nanoscience. With your support, the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience will be positioned to continue its reputation for research and education. Please consider giving to the NCMN Research and Education Fund.