For Applicants

Nanoscience and engineering will certainly change the way we live. The revolution has already started. The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program IGERT-MNM will prepare talented Ph.D. students in science and engineering to assume positions of leadership in the coming era of nanotechnology.

Nanoscience and engineering continue to bring revolutionary improvements to our quality of life, from smaller and more capable electronic devices to efficient delivery of medication.

IGERT-MNM will provide opportunities to students at Purdue, Cornell and Norfolk State University to lead interdisciplinary and collaborative efforts in materials research.

Trainees benefit from

  • $30,000 yearly stipends for up to 3 years
  • Multi-disciplinary environment
  • Enhanced professional training
  • Access to resources on three campuses
  • Broader research network
  • Opportunities for research abroad

Contact Dr. Suely M. Black at to learn more about this opportunity.

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