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Ying Li
December 1, 2022

Ying Li awarded Defense University Research Instrumentation Program funding

Written By: Caitlin Scott



Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Ying Li is one of 147 university researchers across the country awarded Department of Defense (DoD) funding under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP).

These annual awards are highly competitive and finance the purchase of research equipment, enabling universities to perform state-of-the-art research that augments current and develops new capabilities. For the fiscal year 2023 competition, the program received 522 proposals requesting $171 million in total funding.

For Li, this award will provide $300,000 for his group to purchase a GPU (graphics processing unit) cluster for high-performance computing and deep learning related to his research on molecular design of high‐temperature polymers. Learn more about Li’s work.

Read the full DoD announcement.

See the full list of selected proposals.