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FAPESP and MIT select four proposals in call

FAPESP and MIT select four proposals in call

São Paulo Research Foundation and Massachusetts Institute of Technology support the interchange of researchers (photo: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 2014. Four proposals were selected.

FAPESP and MIT will provide combined funding of up to US$30.000 per project (US$20.000 for researchers and postdocs and US$10.000 for graduate and undergraduate students), for the period established in the award, necessarily and exclusively to cover mobility expenses (travel costs and living allowances).

Selected proposals:

Researchers Title

Francisco das Chagas Marques
Instituto de Física (IFGW) - UNICAMP

Tonio Buonassisi
Department of Mechanical Engineering - MIT

Ultrathin Semiconductors Deposited by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) for Solar Cell Application

Area: Condensed Matter Physics
FAPESP#: 2014/50718-8

José Arana Varela
Instituto de Química – UNESP Araraquara

Harry Louis Tuller
Department of Materials Science and Engineering - MIT

Gas Sensor Response of Thin Films: Impact of P-N Junctions

Area: Semiconductor Engineering
FAPESP#: 2014/50725-4

Riccardo Sturani
Instituto de Física Teórica - UNESP

Erik Katsavoinidis
Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research - MIT

Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Area: Extragalactic Astrophysics
FAPESP#: 2014/50727-7

Anderson de Oliveira Lobo
Instituto de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento - UNIVAP

Jeremiah A. Johnson
Department of Chemistry - Johnson Group - MIT

Novel Nanobiomaterials Based on Tridimensional Peptides with Drug Delivery Properties to Tissue Engineering

Area: Biomaterials Engineering
FAPESP#: 2014/50718-8

More information about the call is available at www.fapesp.br/en/8763.