External Evaluation of this IGERT is performed on an annual
Identify societally relevant problems; propose an interdisciplinary approach; assemble
a team; set goals and milestones; function as a leader or team member; give and
receive feedback.; Behave professionally and ethically.
Learn a range of experimental and computational techniques; appreciate their strengths
and limitations; develop expertise in a subset of techniques
Develop a strong foundation of knowledge in a core area, and the ability to interact
with people from other fields; integrate that knowledge with their core knowledge.
Develop a global perspective on the role of nanomaterials, including policy issues
surrounding their regulation, and socioeconomic access issues.
Develop an explicit awareness of the importance of innovation and translation of
basic research into products that benefit society.
Become effective communicators with researchers in other fields; with policy makers
and laypersons about their research and it’s relevance to society.
Institution and Faculty
Increase interdisciplinary collaborations
Provide good mentoring to interdisciplinary researchers
Effectively manage the program
Modify the program in response to participant needs.