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LSU researchers awarded 1 of the largest NSF grants in Louisiana history
Date:11/1/2010

BATON ROUGE Researchers at LSU, together with those at universities across the state, recently received one of Louisiana's largest grants ever from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Applications (LA-SiGMA) received $20 million in NSF support.

The alliance is led by LSU Professors Mark Jarrell of the Department of Physics & Astronomy and Randall Hall of the Department of Chemistry, Louisiana Tech University Professor Ramu Ramachandran of chemistry and Tulane Professor Lawrence Pratt of chemical and bimolecular engineering.

Centered in the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, or LONI, Institute, LA-SiGMA includes twenty-three faculty members from the Departments of Physics & Astronomy, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Biological and Agricultural Engineering and the Center for Computation and Technology, or CCT. The NSF grant came through the Louisiana Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR, which is housed at the Louisiana Board of Regents. The LA-SiGMA grant is a Track 1 Research Infrastructure Improvement grant, which will award the funds over a total of five years.

"The formation of LA-SiGMA through the support of this NSF EPSCoR grant will enable Louisiana to position itself to transform research and education in computational materials science, a relatively young field," said Michael Khonsari, Dow Chemical Endowed Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and director of Louisiana's EPSCoR program. "The alliance, which will include more than 100 faculty, postdoctoral researchers and students, will be sustained by collaborations involving shared students and postdoctoral researchers, interdisciplinary programs in computational materials, and shared courses taught via HD video."

LA-SiGMA will focus on materials science research that will impact the modern materials driving today's technologies. It creates a statewide research and educat
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Contact: Ashley Berthelot
aberth4@lsu.edu
225-578-3870
Louisiana State University
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