Professor Ivan Schuller selected to receive the Department of Defense "National Security Science and Engineering Fellows" (NSSEFF) award.

Professor Ivan Schuller selected to receive the Department of Defense "National Security Science and Engineering Fellows" (NSSEFF) award. Professor Ivan Schuller is one of 7 researchers selected to receive the Department of Defense "National Security Science and Engineering Fellows" (NSSEFF) award. He is being recognized for his work in functional materials on a project titled "Bio-Inspired Functional Hybrids: A new paradigm for solid-state devices."

The NSSEFF program awards grants to top-tier researchers from U.S. universities to conduct long-term, unclassified, basic research of strategic importance to DoD. These grants engage the next generation of outstanding scientists and engineers in the most challenging technical issues facing the department. Approximately 10 fellows are selected each year, and each receives up to $3,000,000 over 5 years. This year's topics included quantum information science, engineering biology, neuroscience, nanoscience, novel engineered materials, and applied mathematics and statistics.