Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) at Northeastern University, UMass-Lowell, UNH

About This Collaboration

The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) is a National Science Foundation Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, based at Northeastern University, the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, and the University of New Hampshire.

CHN chose the Museum of Science as its education outreach partner and provides an annual sub-award that supports Museum staff in developing and delivering a wide range of educational experiences, including:

CHN’s director is Ahmed Busnaina, at Northeastern University (NEU). Joey Mead, at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell (UML), is deputy director, and associate directors include Carol Barry at UML, Jacqueline Isaacs and Nick McGruer at NEU, and Glen Miller at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). CHN's educational outreach efforts are directed by Carol Barry at UMass-Lowell and by Carol Lynn Alpert and Karine Thate at the Museum of Science.

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Support provided by an NSF sub-award through the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing. Award Nos. EEC-0425826 and 0832785.