HEMI Fellow Mitra Taheri Receives 2020 MURI Award

Apr 1, 2020 | No Comments | By Jessica Ader

Congratulations to HEMI Fellow Dr. Mitra Taheri on receiving a 2020 multidisciplinary university research initiative (MURI) award!

Dr. Taheri is a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, with a research focus on in situ and analytical electron microscopy. She is the head Principal Investigator for the project “From Perlocation to Passivation (P2P): Multiscale Prediction and Interrogation of Surface and Oxidation Phenomena in Multi-Principle Element Alloys,” which is one of twenty-six proposals out of 365 to receive a MURI award this year.

The MURI awards, totaling $185 million in all, are granted by the Department of Defense to research teams pursuing basic research spanning multiple scientific disciplines. These five-year grants are provided to teams located across 52 U.S. academic institutions, subject to satisfactory research progress and the availability of funds.

Congratulations again, Dr. Taheri!

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