2014

2014- OCAST-Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology

Dr. Khalid Hossain of Amethyst Research and Dr. Jim Puckette of Oklahoma State University were awarded $300,000 for "Research and development of a unique analytical facility in support of shale exploration: Nuclear Microprobe for geochemical and mineralogical characterization."

Dr. Lucas Phinney of Amethyst Research and Dr. Ian Sellers of the University of Oklahoma were awarded $300,000 for "Heterostructure silicon solar cells based on group IV colloidal quantum dots."

Dr. Khalid Hossain of Amethyst Research and Dr. Daryoosh Vashee of Oklahoma State University were awarded $300,000 for "Development of high efficiency nanostructures thermoelectric generators for industrial waste heat recovery."