CIG Panel Discussion & Lunch

Feb 14
12:30 p.m.
2 p.m.
Brauer Hall

Faculty are invited to learn more about the Collaboration Initiation Grant (CIG) program at a panel discussion event from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Thurday, Feb. 14, in room 3015 of Brauer Hall.

This event will feature three past awardees, who will describe their experiences with the program, including project outcomes, and answer questions from potential applicants. Lunch will be provided.

  • Tao Ju, Vice Dean for Research & Professor, Computer Science & Engineering
  • Hong Chen, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Marcus Foston, Assistant Professor, Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
  • Mark Meacham, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

The Collaboration Initiation Grant (CIG) program is sponsored by the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, and awards up to $20,000 for one year to as many as three applicants per year. PIs must be SEAS untenured, tenure-track faculty and co-PIs may be any tenure-track or research faculty member from a different department or WU school. The deadline for the 2019 cycle is March 4.

Questions? Please contact Erin Plut, grant and financial coordinator, at

Attendees can register for this event online.