The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for October. Award amounts are totals expected for the entire funding period. The list does not include supplements, modifications or other changes to existing grants or contracts. For awards that have more than one investigator, the first faculty member listed is the principal investigator.
DENNIS ACKERMAN, director of the Bank of America Entrepreneurial Center, FOSSAC Strategic Marketing Plan; Resource Consultants Inc., $18,000.
JOHN B. COOPER, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, Fuel Analyzer Chemometrics Software Development Amendment #1; Micron Optical Systems Inc., $5,990.
GREGORY A. CUTTER, professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, Collaborative Research: Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements in the Western Pacific: Atmospheric Input and Upper Ocean Cycling; National Science Foundation, $17,631.
MARJY FRIEDRICHS, research assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, Coordination of a Round Robin Exercise to Evaluate Algorithms that Estimate Primary Production from Ocean Color; Jet Propulsion Laboratory, $69,070.
EDWIN GOMEZ, assistant professor of exercise science, sport, physical education and recreation, Ethnicity and Recreation: An Abridged Annotated Bibliography; U.S. Department of Agriculture, $5,000.
ANDREW S. GORDON, professor, HAROLD G. MARSHALL, professor emeritus, and WAYNE L. HYNES, associate professor, biological sciences, Development and Field Testing of an Analytical Protocol for Pfiesteria Toxin; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $300,256.
JOSEPH J. GROSEL and THOMAS E. LANG, program managers, and KEVIN MCCLESKEY, general manager, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, JFCOM J9 Support; U.S. Joint Forces Command, $296,350.
MOOL C. GUPTA, director of the Applied Research Center, University Cooperative Research Center for Lasers and Plasmas for Advanced Manufacturing; Southeast University Research Association, $30,000. Also, University Cooperative Research Center for Lasers and Plasmas for Advanced Manufacturing; LAM Industry Memberships, eight awards totaling $135,000. Also, with BENJAMIN WELCH, research scientist at ARC, Request for Quotation JLAB; $67,434.
JEFFREY Y. HARLOW, director of the Social Science Research Center, Norfolk CSB ASI; City of Norfolk, $3,556. Also, Incumbent/Dislocated Worker Skill Shortage II Demonstration Evaluation; Tidewater Community College, $18,245.
RAVINDRA P. JOSHI, professor, and KARL H. SCHOENBACH, eminent scholar, electrical and computer engineering, Studies of Biological Response to External Electric Fields for Cellular Manipulation and Diagnostics Based on a Multidimensional Electromagnetic Model; Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $130,000.
PAUL J. KAUFFMANN, chair, and ANTHONY W. DEAN, visiting assistant professor, engineering technology, Ship Repair Decision Tool Implementation Phase 1; AMSEC, $30,000.
DAVID E. KEYES, professor of mathematics and statistics, Acting Directorship of the Institute for Scientific Computing Research; Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, $119,720.
THOMAS H. KILBY, director, strategic business development, Bank of America Entrepreneurial Center, FOSSAC Strategic Marketing Plan; Resource Consultants Inc., $18,000.
JOHN M. KLINCK, professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, AGU Journal/JGR Oceans Editorial Office; American Geophysical Union, $4,457.
MOUNIR LAROUSSI, research associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, Mechanisms for the Destruction of Biological Surface Contaminants with Air Plasma; Innova Tek Inc., $45,273.
JAMES F. LEATHRUM JR., associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and KEVIN MCCLESKEY, general manager of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, Configurable Port Simulation (CportS) Support Task; TRADOC Command, $45,142.
THOMAS LANG and JOSEPH GROSEL, program managers, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, Joint National Training Center; Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center (Philadelphia), $265,030.
ROBIN J. LEWIS and VALERIAN J. DERLEGA, professors of psychology, The Beneficial Effects of Expressive Writing for Lesbians and Bisexual Women; American Psychological Association, $35,000.
MIKEL D. PETTY, research professor, and JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, project scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, DMSO JTF Modeling R&D; Naval Warfare Center TSD, $99,970.
BILLIE M. REED, executive director, and WAYNE WOODHAMS, deputy executive director, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, IPA Agreement Extension of NASA IPA for Dr. Joseph C. Casas; NASA Other Installations, $383,820.
JERRY B. ROBERTSON, director of the Technology Applications Center, Development of CQM-16 Assault Rifle; Mission Specific Ltd., $545.
MARY L. SANDY, director of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Overspace GIS; Virginia Department of Education, $3,000.
KARL H. SCHOENBACH, eminent scholar of electrical and computer engineering, Workshop on Dielectric Properties and Electrical Breakdown of Biological Membranes; Office of Naval Research, $5,000.
DANIEL E. SONENSHINE, eminent scholar emeritus of biological sciences, Pheromone/Acaricide Matrix for Control of Lyme Disease Vectors; IPM Technologies Inc., $200,987.
SURENDRA N. TIWARI, eminent scholar of mechanical engineering, Support for NASA Langleys Education Programs; Vigyan Inc., $206,479.
STEPHEN A. ZAHORIAN, professor of electrical and computer engineering; RICHARD N. NOREN, associate professor of mathematics and statistics; and LARRY W. WILSON, associate professor of computer science; NSF Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarships; National Science Foundation, $400,000.