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Improved National Security

Broader impacts can integrate one or multiple “cords” of research, education and outreach, and diversity activities, as mapped in examples below:

Research Education and Outreach Diversity Example impact
Yes Yes Produce novel chemical separation and process research for new hydrocarbon energy sources that increase U.S. energy self-sufficiency
Yes Yes Yes Create learning activities for high school cybersecurity camp to increase interest in cybersecurity career paths and diversity in the cybersecurity workforce.
Yes Use machine learning to develop a unified distribution alignment and translation framework relevant to real-world applications including, defense, precision agriculture, e-commerce, and medicine.
Yes Develop an AI-enabled process for designing and discovering new high strength aluminum alloys that demonstrate improved performance in extreme conditions, including hypersonics.
Yes Yes Partner with the DoD-funded military deployment research center to provide mental health education resources (in person/online) to National Guard service members and their families.
Yes Enhance metal recovery from batteries in End-of-Life (EOL) electronics to increase sustainable access to rare earth elements.

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