Professor Kenneth Dawson to lead major research project between Ireland and China

On June 28th, 2018, Science Foundation of Ireland (SFI) announced that UCD has been chosen to be a part of a joint research venture between Ireland and China on eight next-generation projects. A total sum of €3,326,771 has been made available to further research on campus in the areas of wireless communications, nano-materials and chemical engineering. 

Three of these projects will be led by UCD academics over the next four years, with their funding backed by the SFI and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). 

UCD School of Chemistry's Professor Kenneth A. Dawson, Director of the Centre for BioNano Interactions, will pursue research in the area of precision engineering of nanostructure surface architecture for biological and biomedical applications.