Why join an I/UCRC?

CEHMS Membership Advantages:

  • Access to generalized CEHMS work products such as research finding and technology developed by other CEHMS academic partners through pooled research funds
  • Membership in the CEHMS Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) provides opportunity to interact with industrial leaders and researchers in specialize in materials, structural dynamics, electronics and storage covering micro-scale to macro-scale systems generalized CEHMS work products
  • Access to top students enables recruiting the best-prepared engineering graduates
  • Shared fundamental research results from other CEHMS academic partners provides tremendous leveraging of each member’s research dollars (ex., royalty-free license access to over $5M in previous research)
  • Member-specified project utilizing the expertise and resources of a university team working with your managers

How to Join:

CEHMS membership begins with discussing your Energy Harvesting needs with one of the CEHMS Site Directors.  The CEHMS Director will work with you to ensure that the appropriate match is made in terms of research area and university affiliation.  At that point, the Site Director will arrange a meeting to discuss CEHMS in more detail.

If you are interested in joining CEHMS as an Industrial Partner, please review our Membership Agreement

If you are interested in joining CEHMS as an academic partner, please review our guidelines for new Academic Partners

Muhammad R. Hajj
Director, Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems
Director of Research and Graduate Studies
Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics
Norris Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 231-4190
Fax: (540) 231-4574
E-mail: mhajj@vt.edu