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Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials index

Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM)

The objective of PREM is to enhance diversity in materials research and education by stimulating the development of formal, long-term, collaborative materials research and education partnerships between minority-serving institutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Materials Research (DMR) supported groups, centers, and facilities. [read more]

NSF's Strategic Goals

  • People - a diverse, internationally competitive and globally-engaged workforce.
  • Ideas - discovery across the frontiers of Science and Engineering, connected to learning, innovation, and service to society.
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List of PREM(s)

2012 PREM Awardees

  • Jackson State University – University of California Santa Barbara MRSEC
    Principal Investigator: Paresh Chandra Ray
  • Norfolk State University – Purdue University – Cornell University PREM: Partnership for Photonic Metamaterials
    Principal Investigator: Mikhail A. Noginov
  • 2009 PREM Awardees

    2006 PREM Awardees

    2004 PREM Awardees