Jacobson co-PI on new NSF Urban S-STEM grant

Published: Sept. 20, 2018

Professor of Mathematics Michael Jacobson along with Professor of Computer Science Tom Altman (co-PIs) and Clinical Assistant Professor (C/T) of Mechanical Engineering Maryam Darbeheshti are collaborating on a new Urban S-STEM project. The grant is a tri-institutional National Science Foundation award between University of Colorado Denver, the University of Memphis, and Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) awarded to promote learning communities in engineering. The total funding is $5 million dollars, $3 million going directly to scholarships for freshman engineering students. This grant is the result of close collaboration between the School of Engineering and Department of Mathematics.