WESTVILLE — Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Neeti Parashar, professor of physics, and Jim Dolen, assistant professor of physics, have been awarded a multi-year grant of approximately $526,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to work on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland, and at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois.

PNW said these are world-class facilities to pursue particle physics research.

PNW is a student-centered university located in Northwest Indiana. For more information about PNW,

visit www.pnw.edu.

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