The university-based research program was created under the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986 to meet the need for innovative strategies and technologies to provide solutions to the magnitude and complexity of Superfund assessment and remediation.
The Cain Center serves as a premier education research and outreach hub for Louisiana State University Its primary focus is conducting empirical research that informs the field and offers effective, innovative strategies that support and improve learning, particularly in mathematics and the sciences.
The goal of this five-year project, Louisiana Alliance for Simulation-Guided Materials Applications (LA-SiGMA), is to position the State to compete for and secure a federally funded center of excellence in Louisiana. We will accomplish this by leveraging existing statewide computational, experimental, and intellectual assets.
The LSU MARC program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, provides high-impact research experiences to a diverse pool of undergraduates and prepares them for entry into graduate programs in the biomedical sciences.