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The Materials Genome Initiative Opening a New Frontier in Materials Education

Dr Cyrus Wadia | University of California, Berkeley

The Materials Genome Initiative Opening a New Frontier in Materials Education

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Dr. Wadia will discuss the Obama Administration's new efforts to spur innovation in advanced materials. He will introduce and describe the design and launch of the Materials Genome Initiative, an effort launched by President Obama in 2011 that has already mobilized over $400 million of Federal funding reaching more than 500 research scientists across 200 companies, universities, and national labs who are defining the cutting edge in materials. https://youtu.be/iDk1o8scWyo