Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials

Establishing a collaborative and transformative program of research, development, deployment, and training in earth-abundant materials science, engineering, and advanced manufacturing to accelerate the development of next-generation clean energy and transportation technologies in Washington State.


  • national industrial supply-chain security
  • economic sustainability
  • sound environmental stewardship

Call for proposals 2018


Funding Competition

Equipment: JSM 7200 FLV SEM
Awarded to: Western Wash. Univ, David Patrick
Total cost: $563K
Awarded from JCDREAM: $200k

Equipment: Xradia Ultra Nano CT system
Awarded to: Washington State Univ, Aurora Clark
Total cost: $1.8M
Awarded from JCDREAM: $1M

Equipment: Arcam SEBM AM System
Awarded to: Univ. Wash, Ramulu Mamidala
Total cost: $1.2M
Awarded from JCDREAM: $800k

All equipment is available to academic, industry, and national laboratory researchers at standard charge rates. Contact the PIs at each institution for details


Meeting Agendas and Updates

Board meeting notes
March 15, 2018

Death of JCDREAM board member, retired Maj. Gen. Tim Lowenberg
August 30, 2017

Board meeting notes
October 27, 2017

Board meeting notes
May 11, 2017

Board meeting notes
October 3, 2016

Board meeting notes
July 20, 2016

Board meeting notes
April 25, 2016