Congratulations to Professor Read de Alaniz as lead of $24M NSF-funded Materials Innovation Platform!

Award Recipient: 

Dr. Javier Read de Alaniz

Award Date: 

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

The NSF announced a $23.7M award of a Materials

Innovation Platform to establish the BioPolymers, Automated Cellular

Infrastructure, Flow, and Integrated Chemistry: Materials Innovation

Platform (BioPACIFIC MIP) at UCSB and UCLA. DCB Prof. Javier Read de

Alaniz will be the Director of the BioPACIFIC MIP, and the project will

include many other researchers at UCSB including co-PI and DCB faculty

member Prof. Craig Hawker.  BioPACIFIC is one of only two MIPs funded by

NSF. Congratulations to Javier, Craig and the entire team! 

The Current: Push for Bio-based Polymers 

UCLA Newsroom: UCLA, UCSB share $23.7 million grant to study biologically based polymers