Nagarajan, who has done individual projects at the university for the Natick center since his days as a graduate student, said the new program will also benefit student participants.
“My own experience as a faculty member is that the human intellect matures and becomes wisdom when you give the student a real problem,” he said. “They do much better, they are more devoted to the work. What better opportunity can there be than to serve the armed forces of the country?”
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