Partners
Tuesday - September 02, 2014

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-- Walt Disney, American motion-picture pioneer

Funding Sponsors and Founders

 

For detailed information on Funding Sponsors and Founders, click links below:

 

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THOMAS JEFFERSON NATIONAL ACCELERATOR FACILITY
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Research Strengths

  • Nuclear and x-ray particle detection
  • Laser based science and manufacturing
  • Superconducting technology
  • High performance computing
  • High power of technology
  • Data acquisition system

Major Facilities or Equipment Resources

  • Free Electron Laser User Facility
  • Test Lab (cryogenic testing, chemical processing
  • Applied Research Center

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THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY
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Research Strengths

  • Environmental and Marine Science (aquaculture, genetics, acoustics, robotics)
  • Biotechnology and Plasma and laser processing (surface processing, surface characterization, nanotechnology)
  • Center for Archeological Research
  • Computational modeling and simulation
  • Technology assessment and commercialization studies (particularly through the Business School field studies program)
  • Public policy (health-related policy research and SBIR program assessments)

In addition we have strong graduate and professional programs in business, marine science, law, education, applied science, biology, physics, chemistry, history, anthropology and American Studies.

Major Facilities or Equipment Resources

  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • Computational Science Parallel Processing Center
  • Gifted and Talented Education Program in science
  • NMR spectrometer in Chemistry
  • CATI (Public Policy) Survey Laboratory
  • Wireless Classrooms
  • Information Commons in SWEM Library (under construction)
  • Lake Matoaka Environmental Field Laboratory (completed summer 2000) Microbiology equipment in Biology Dept. and at VIMS.

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EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL
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Research Strengths

  • Geriatrics
  • Diabetes
  • Contraceptive/Infertility
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pediatrics
  • Basic Sciences - Bio-chemistry, Microbiology/Immunology, Pathology, Physiology, Pharmacology

Major Facilities or Equipment Resources

EVMS has significant equipment resources which may be unique to Medical and BioMedical Research

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OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY
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Research Strengths

  • Engineering and related sciences including: aerospace, civil, electrical and computer, mechanical, engineering technology and management and physics.
  • Oceanography and associated basic sciences including biology, chemistry and biochemistry, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, geography, and biophysics
  • Environmental and ecological sciences including participants from above mentioned (#2) groups.
  • Social sciences including organizational and industrial psychology, human factors and social science measurement systems
  • The maritime industry - including participants from business, engineering, environmental, and social sciences
  • Computational and applied sciences with emphasis on modeling and simulation including participants from Colleges of Science and Engineering.

Not included is the Darden College of Education whose expertise in post-secondary education research has garnered over one million in extramural support.

Major Facilities or Equipment Resources

  • Career Management Center
  • The "Cave" Virtual Reality Facility
  • Center for Advanced Ship Repair and Maintenance
  • Center for Biotechnology
  • Center for Coastal and Physical Oceanography (and associated vessels)
  • Center for Global Business and Executive Education
  • Center for Learning Technologies
  • Dental Hygiene Clinic
  • Entrepreneurial Center
  • International Maritime, Ports & Logistics Management Institute
  • Langley Full Scale Wind Tunnel
  • Lions Child Study Center (educational practicum setting)
  • Physical Electronics Research Institute
  • Social Science Research Center
  • Sun Microsystems Super Computer
  • Technology Applications Center
  • Teletechnet
  • Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center
  • Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority

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Other Founders

Christopher Newport University
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Hampton University
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NASA Langley Research Center
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National Institute of Aerospace
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Norfolk State University
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