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FAPESP and MIT announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and MIT announce result of call for proposals

Cooperative research projects in several knowledge areas will be funded by the institutions (image: J.Iwasa/MIT)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announce the result of a call for proposals for the interchange of researchers issued in 2015.

The call was open to researchers working within MIT, following the MIT Brazil Seed Fund Program eligibility criteria and to principal investigators of ongoing research projects funded by FAPESP within the following schemes: Regular Research Awards, Thematic Projects (Principal or Co-Principal Investigators), Young Investigators, or Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (CEPID/RIDC; PIs or co-PIs).

Selected proposals: 



Manuela Vecchi
Instituto de Física de São Carlos / USP

Paolo Zuccon
Laboratory for Nuclear Science / MIT

Measurement of cosmic ray nuclei with AMS-02 experiment

FAPESP grant number: 2015/50378-5

Sérgio Mascarenhas Oliveira
Instituto de Física de São Carlos / USP

Thomas Heldt
Institute for Medical Engineering & Science / MIT

Noninvasive intracranial pressure monitoring for resource-limited regions

FAPESP grant number: 2015/50361-5

Sidney José Lima Ribeiro
Instituto de Química Araraquara / UNESP

Bradley Olsen
Bioinspired and Biofunctional Polymers Group - Olsen Research Group / MIT

Biocompatible lasers from natural materials

FAPESP grant number: 2015/50382-2

Daniela Zanchet
Instituto de Química / UNICAMP

Yury Roman
Román Research Group - Department of Chemical Engineering / MIT

Engineering co-resistant catalysts for hydrogen gas clean-up

FAPESP grant number: 2015/50375-6

Henrique Nogueira de Sá Earp
Instituto de Matematica, Estatistica e Computação Científica / UNICAMP

Thomas Walpuski
Department of Mathematics / MIT

Singular G2-instantons over twisted connected sums
FAPESP grant number: 2015/50368-0

Adriano Almeida Goncalves Siqueira
Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos / USP

Hermano Igo Krebs
Evelyn E. Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation - Department of Mechanical Engineering / MIT

Adaptive variable impedance applied to robotic rehabilitation of walking

FAPESP grant number: 2015/50376-2

The call for proposals is published at: