Andrea Alù and Team Receive Army Research Office Grant
UT ECE professor Andrea Alù is part of a research team that has received a 3-year grant from the Army Research Office for work on "Frequency Agile Plasmonic Antennas and Sensors." The research is a collaboration with the Physics department. The research team is comprised of principal investigator Elaine Li with Prof. Alù and Gennady Shvets serving as co-investigators.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Army Research Office (ARO) mission is to serve as the Army's premier extramural basic research agency in the engineering, physical, information and life sciences; developing and exploiting innovative advances to insure the Nation's technological superiority. Basic research proposals from educational institutions, nonprofit organizations, and private industry are competitively selected and funded. ARO's research mission represents the most long-range Army view for changes in its technology.