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Strengthening Nanoscience Education through Multidisciplinary Collaborations

  • Ronald M Cosby (a1)
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Recent collaborations with science and engineering faculty in major research universities have dramatically increased and strengthened research and educational opportunities in nanoscience and nanotechnology at Ball State University. The three-year Center for Computational Nanoscience (CCN) project involved eleven co-principal investigators from three disciplines (physics, chemistry, electrical engineering) and five universities, including Ball State University, University of Notre Dame, Ohio University, Purdue University, and Valparaiso University. Funded by the Indiana 21st Century Research and Technology Fund, this $1.5 million project focused on theoretical and computational investigations of the electrical and optical properties of quantum dots and included partial support for software development for the Purdue NanoHub, a web-based software repository. The effects of this collaborative project (and previous contacts) on nanoscience education and research at the undergraduate and master's levels in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at Ball State University have been extensive and are described in this paper. University and community impacts include an enhanced awareness of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

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