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The Material World

  • A weeklong materials science workshop series with
    morning lectures followed by hands-on lab exercises to reinforce concepts for
    introduction of materials-related content into core science curricula at the
    home institution
  • Organized and taught by MRSEC faculty investigators
  • Partnership with the Faculty Resource Network at NYU,
    held during the FRN Network Summer program
  • Content
    • Holographic
      Video Microscopy
    • Crystals
      and Light
    • How
      Stuff Packs
    • Color
      and Food
    • Lithography
      and Electricity
    • Polymer
  • Participants: Faculty from 10
    four-year and minority-serving institutions
  • Building inexpensive
    holographic microscopes, growing crystals, experiencing packing in the “balloon
    room”, making circuit boards and polymers