The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded the UCSB campus $1,000,000 for a
project entitled: "Nanoelectrofluidic Systems: New Tools for
Nanoparticle Analysis." The PI's are: Sumita Pennathur (ME), Frederic Gibou (ME),
Todd Squires (ChemE), Paul Atzberger (Math and ME), and Andrew Cleland (Physics).
We are very excited about this team, and about the scientific
breakthroughs that this sort of funding will enable. The abstract of
this new project is given below:
ABSTRACT OF PROPOSAL:
The list of 2010 MacArthur Fellows was released at 12:01 a.m. EST,
Tuesday, September 28, and high school science educator and Dos Pueblos
Engineering Academy Director Amir Abo-Shaeer is among the 23 recipients. Abo-Shaeer earned both his Bachelor's and Master's in Mechanical Engineering at UCSB.