External Evaluation of this IGERT is performed on an annual basis.
- Identify societal 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.