By Rhonda Ward

HancockJasonDr. Jason Hancock is among the recipients of the Fall 2016 Scholarship Facilitation Fund Award. Hancock received the award for work on his project entitled “Exploring Light/Sound Energy Conversion Using Negative Thermal Expansion Materials”.

The Office of the Vice President for Research announced awards totaling $51,626 to 27 faculty recipients of the Scholarship Facilitation Fund (SFF) Awards for Fall 2016.

The SFF is designed to assist faculty in the initiation, completion, or advancement of research projects, scholarly activities, creative works, or interdisciplinary initiatives that are critical to advancing the faculty member’s scholarship and/or creative projects. Additional information about the program, including the guidelines and application form, for Spring 2017 is available on the OVPR website. The deadline for the Spring 2017 awards is January 1, 2017.