Feds sending $2.25M more for new high-tech physics center at West Virginia University | WV News


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — An additional $2.25 million in Department of Energy funding will go toward the new Center for Kinetic Experiment, Theory and Integrated Computational Physics at West Virginia University.

News of the award came from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. and chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Shelley Moore Capito, R.W.Va.

This center will work to solve cutting-edge kinetic-scale physics problems and provide advanced training for highly skilled workers to support the growth of high‐tech industries in West Virginia, the senators said.

“This announcement is welcome news for West Virginia University and is further acknowledgment of the groundbreaking research conducted by its students and faculty,” Manchin said. “The new center will advance innovative research in the…

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