University of New Orleans researcher to head a nine university, three-year, $15.8 million project

(New Orleans)-University of New Orleans scientist Dr. Charles J. O'Connor has been named research coordinator for a new $15 million, three-year, nine university (all Louisiana universities) research project recently awarded from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Louisiana Board of Regents. The portion of the project which will be conducted at UNO has a total project cost of $4.5 million.

Dr. O'Connor, Director of UNO's Advanced Materials Research Institute and a research professor in the chemistry department, will as serves as the principal investigator/project director of team 1 (one of three teams) of the project, which is based at AMRI/UNO.

"I am delighted to serve as both the research coordinator of the project and the principal investigator for team I. For all involved, this award from the National Science Foundation is an opportunity for the state of Louisiana to assume a lead role in the rapidly growing areas of Micro and Nanoscale science and technology," said O'Connor.

"The synergistic collaboration among the three teams at the core of this proposalthe Advanced Materials Research Institute at UNO, the Institute for Micromanufacturing at Louisiana Tech and the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at the LSU Health Sciences Centerwill position Louisiana to become a leader in science and technology into the new century," he continued.

"The studies will facilitate the ability to organize nanoparticles in pre-defined patterns and shapes. This capability will eventually lead to the development of new and improved magnetic, electronic and optical devices," said Dr. Zeev Rosenzweig, UNO associate professor of chemistry, who will in the project.

"This project will also help to effectively train students in a variety of areas pertinent to materials science," said Dr. John B. Wiley, UNO associate professor of chemistry, who is also a member of the AMRI/UNO team.

The project will focus on the design and fabricat

Contact: Dr. Charles O'Connor
University of New Orleans

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