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A New Industry-University Collaborative Research Center
has been Announced by NSF


UNC Charlotte, along with City University of New York, Clarkson University and Western Carolina University will work with industry and government labs to design, model, fabricate and test artificial materials, known as metamaterials.  Materials with unusual electromagnetic properties such as a negative index, zero permittivity or very high permittivities are being studied for microwave up to visible frequencies.  More details about the NSF Center for Metamaterials can be found at:



Companies/government labs who are affiliated with the Center are AFRL, Army REDECOM, Corning, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Goodrich, 3M, BAE, Lockheed Martin, Xerox  and  Phoebus.  We are still actively recruiting more affiliates and for more information please contact Mike Fiddy at mafiddy@uncc.edu

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

City University of New York

Clarkson University

Western Carolina University