The CHN is a multi-university, NSF funded center. Researchers from each university provide a specific area of expertise to the over-all goals of the center. The center has been successfully funded by the NSF through five years and is currently in the process of seeking a competitive renewal.
Northeastern University -- Professor Ahmed Busnaina, mechanical engineering, is director of the CHN. Participating faculty from Northeastern supply expertise in electronics, MEMS, and contamination.
University of New Hampshire -- Professor Glen Miller, chemistry, is the lead person for the CHN at UNH. UNH provides strength in chemistry, physics, and materials science.
Michigan State University -- Professor David Tomanek, molecular dynamics modeling of carbon nanotubes.