CCIB Associate Professor Dr. David Salas-de la Cruz (Chemistry, Graduate Program Director) was awarded a three year, $385,978 collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation. The funding was provided by the Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs: Biomaterials (BMAT), Condensed Matter Physics (CMP), Metals and Metallic Nanostructures (MMN), Polymers (POL). It is a collaborative effort with Prof. Kevin Miller from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. Rutgers-Camden will receive a total of $195,817. The title of the grant is “RUI: CAS: Collaborative Research: Synthesis, Conductivity and Morphology of Cellulose-Based Ionic Materials“. Congratulations!