Mission Statement:

1.Provide a common platform to bring together faculty from various disciplines with overlapping research interests in nanoscale materials.

2.Promote and facilitate research collaboration between faculty members and foster a supportive environment for faculty to carry out world class research at the frontiers of nanomaterial science.

3.Enhance research opportunities for undergraduate students in nanomaterials (example: REU site).

4.Acquisition of research instrumentation through MRI grants.

5.Curricular/Course development in materials science.

6.K-12 and Community College Outreach.

7.Organizing workshops and conferences in nanomaterials.

8.Enhance the visibility of Nano Materials Research at WCU.

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