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Next Generation Materials for Plasmonics and Organic Spintronics

Vision:

  • Become an international leader in plasmonics and organic spintronics research and education.
  • Train the next generation of scientists and engineers.
  • Create curiosity and excitement in science and engineering among the nation's youth.
  • Attract the brightest students and researchers from all diverse segments of society.

Goals:

 

Plasmonics: Develop new plasmonic materials to enable unique capabilities across the electromagnetic spectrum.

Organic Spintronics: Develop new knowledge, materials, and devices realted to the spin degree of freedom in organic semiconductors.

Seed Program: Develop new areas of collaborative materials research at the University of Utah.

Education and Outreach: Establish a pipeline for the next generation of materials science researchers.

Diversity: Increase diversity among the materials science research community through outreach, student recruitment, faculty hiring, and mentoring programs.

People

Director:
Ajay
Nahata
ajay.nahata@utah.edu
(801) 581-5184
Education Director:
Jeff
Bates
jeff.bates@utah.edu
(801) 581-8737
Facilities Director:
Ian
Harvey
IRHarvey@eng.utah.edu
(801) 585-6162