An initiative between Hampton University and Brandeis University called the Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) aims to bring more underrepresented candidates into university labs and offering a pathway to advance their careers.
The NSF-funded PREM partnership brings together Hampton's access to a large pool of excellent underrepresented candidates and a broad range of laboratory science opportunities to prepare and encourage underrepresented minorities to pursue careers in scientific research.
August 13, 2018
BrandeisNOW — Brandeis has received a prestigious National Science Foundation grant to continue to collaborate on research into cutting-edge materials with Hampton University, a historically black institution in Virginia.
November 10, 2015
HU News — Hampton University has been awarded $3 million from the National Science Foundation to bolster HU faculty materials science research activities. The grant will serve as a catalyst for the recruitment and retention of talented African-American and female students who pursue research careers in materials science and engineering.
October 27, 2015
BrandeisNOW — A new initiative between Hampton University and Brandeis, called the Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM), aims to directly address that by bringing more under-represented candidates into university labs and offering a pathway to advance their careers.
September 3, 2015
NSF News Release — With an eye toward improving material science through increased diverse perspectives, the National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded six Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) awards this year, in its fifth such competition since 2004.
“Brandeis is grateful for this opportunity from the NSF to support our collaboration with Hampton, which began in 2013, to advance materials science research and increase the diversity of the scientists in the USA.”
Professor of Physics