Department of Chemistry



Professors Nat Rosi and Jill Millstone awarded 1.5 M Grant from the DTRA

July 29, 2016 - 11:24am

The Rosi and Millstone groups, along with their collaborators Prof. Karl Johnson (Pitt ChemE) and Prof. Eric Borguet (Temple University), have been awarded a 3 year 1.5 M dollar grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.  The award comes with a 1 M dollar 2 year option period after the initial 3 years.  The collaborative team will develop and study new MOF-nanoparticle hybrid materials for the selective detection and destruction of toxic chemicals.