Projects and Partners

The Case4Carbon, which resides in the Case School of Engineering, is not only a research center at Case but also an interdisciplinary research alliance among multi universities, national laboratories, and industrial partners. Currently funded multi-institutional research programs in the Case4Carbon center include:


NSF Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Teams (NIRT)


NIRT Team:

Prof. Liming Dai (Case Western Reserve University, University of Dayton)
Prof. Pulickel M. Ajayan  (Rice University)
Prof. Ali Dhinojwala (University of Akron)
Dr. Ajit Roy (Air Force Research Lab)


DOD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI)


MURI Team:

Case Western Reserve University - Liming Dai, Chung-Chiun Liu, Vikas Prakash
Purdue University - Timothy Fisher, Xiulin Ruan
Georgia Institute of Technology - Zhong Lin Wang
University of North Texas- Zhenhai Xia
Kent State University - Quan Li
GrafTech Inc., Cleveland, OH
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA
Wright Paterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Dayton, OH


NSF Materials World Network (NSF-MWN)



Prof. Liming Dai (Case Western Reserve University)
Prof. Gaoquan Shi  (Tisnghua University)
Prof. Liangti Qu (Beijing Institute of Technology)

US-Korea Nano-BIo-Information Technology (NBIT)


Prof. Liming Dai (Case Western Reserve University)
Prof. Jong-Beom Baek (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)