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This report is our final technical report for the Jackson State University Navy STEM grant. a)The grant will recruit a materials science faculty in the areas of polymer or nanomaterials science relevant to the research mission of the department of the Navy. b) The acquired start-up funds will be provided to the new faculty member to start new research programs that are import for the Navy. c) The new faculty is expected to supervise both undergraduate and graduate students form the traditionally underrepresented minority population and contribute to the development of adverse of workforce for the Navy. We achieved all three objectives.