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Jannick Rolland and colleagues secure Research Center Grant

August 1, 2013

Professor Rolland has secured a federal Industry/University Cooperative Research Center grant that will leverage more than $4 million in combined federal, industry and academic funding for the Center for Freeform OpticsThe official title is

"NSF I/UCRC:  Collaborative Research: Center for Freeform Optics (CeFO)"  

The amount of the NSF award for the University of Rochester totals $495,000 and expires July 31, 2018. The funding for this award is accompanied by an NSF award to the University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte, a Center Site led by Angela Davies, Christopher Evans, in a similar amount and the overall extensive financial support of the Industry Members of the Center with a projected equivalent overall research support for the Center of at least $4M over 5 years. 

Click here to read the official press release.