Dr. Hemley awarded $1.6M NSF grant

January 30, 2017

Dr. Russell Hemley has been awarded a five-year, $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to support operations of the Frontier Infrared Spectroscopy (FIS) synchrotron beamline being built at the National Synchroton Light Source-II (NSLS) at Brookhaven National Laboratory.  FIS is a dedicated high-pressure/microspectroscopy materials science IR beamline and the successor of the U2A facility at NSLS that Hemley had managed for 20 years with beamline scientist Zhenxian Liu.  Starting June 1 of this year, this will be a GW-run facility.  Use by interested faculty, postdocs, and students of the university is encouraged.