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The Department of Defense Awards Assistant Professor Mohammad Hafezi Competitive DURIP Grant

The Department of Defense Awards Assistant Professor Mohammad Hafezi Competitive DURIP Grant


Mohammad Hafezi, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Fellow in the Joint Quantum Institute and Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, has been awarded the highly competitive Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) grant by The Department of Defense.  DURIP supports the acquisition of high-tech equipment and innovative research enabling exciting advances in science and technology. Only 160 researchers from 84 institutions all over the country received DURIP grants this year. 

Awards are administered through a merit competition jointly conducted by the Army Research Office, Office of Naval Research, and Air Force Office of Scientific Research. Hafezi’s award will support a project on a Cryogenic System for Quantum Optical Measurement.

Johnpierre Paglione, Professor of Physics and Director of the Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials, also received a 2017 DURIP grant for a project on a materials genome approach to the search for superconductivity. 

See The Department of Defense Press Release here.

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