GrantsandContracts

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The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for September and 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.

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for September and 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 P. ACKERMAN, director of the Bank of America Entrepreneurial Center, “Account for Private Sponsors Funding Murat Tartan”; private sponsors, $885.

DANIEL M. DAUER, eminent scholar of biological sciences, “Benthic-IBI Sampling for the Ambient Toxics Monitoring Component of the Chesapeake Bay Program”; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $9,700.

MICHAEL FREEMAN, adjunct research assistant professor of occupational and technical studies, “IPA Assignment with the Office of the Secretary of Defense”; U.S. Department of Defense, $137,236.

ROBERT A. GABLE, eminent scholar, and STEPHEN W. TONELSON, professor, early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education, and KERRY LAMBERT, director of the Training and Technical Assistance Center, “Line Item Budget, July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004, T-TAC”; Virginia Department of Education, $748,140.

ROBERT A. GABLE, eminent scholar of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education, and KERRY LAMBERT, director of the Training and Technical Assistance Center, “To Conduct Training on Using Assistive Technology Equipment/Software for Visual Strategies”; Virginia Department of Education, $15,305.

ANN E. GARGETT, professor, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “Doppler Turbulence Techniques for Ocean Observatories”; State University of New Jersey, $95,903.

MOOL C. GUPTA, director of the Applied Research Center, “Titanium Tubing Damage Limit”; Army Research Office, $149,300. Also, “Goal 1: High Efficiency Large Area Solar Cell Devices Based on Crystalline Si Thin Films by Low Temperature Growth and Solid Laser Crystallization”; National Science Foundation, $22,000. Also, “Damage Limits for Ti Tubing”; Army Research Office, $75,000. Also, “SVAC Materials Characterization Studies Project”; Siemens Automotive Inc., $114,500.

JEFFREY Y. HARLOW, director of the Social Science Research Center, “TCC Advanced Technology Center Project”; Tidewater Community College, $9,974.

JOHN H. HEINBOCKEL, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics, and Giovanni DeAngelis and John E. Nealy, “Development of Radiation Codes Associated with High-energy Processes”; NASA Langley Research Center, $554,670.

FANG Q. HU, professor of mathematics and statistics, “Investigation of Airframe Noise Based on Steady RANS Simulations”; NASA Langley Research Center, $148,737.

MICHELLE L. KELLEY, professor of psychology, “Parent Training and Couple Therapy for Drug Abuse”; State University of New York, $36,054.

MOUNIR LAROUSSI, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, “Determination of the Mechanisms for the Plasma Deactivation of Biomaterials Damage Limits for Ti Tubing”; Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $99,854. Also, “Atmospheric Pressure Non-equilibrium Plasma Optimization for Efficient Generation of UV Radiation and Active Radicals”; U.S. Department of Defense, $38,758.

IRWIN B. LEVINSTEIN, assistant professor of computer science, “Promoting Active Reading Strategies to Improve Students’ Understanding of Science”; University of Memphis, $87,359.

ROBIN J. LEWIS, professor of psychology, “Assistantship for Student in Virginia Consortium Program - Tidewater Child Development Center/Norfolk Department of Public Health”; Virginia Department of Health, $6,500.

R. BOWEN LOFTIN, director of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, “Soldier CATT Project: A Computer-based Virtual Reality Environment that Will Support Training and Dismounted Infantry Soldier in Squad, Platoon and Company Configurations in 2007 and Beyond”; MYMIC LLC, $43,689.

KEVIN MCCLESKEY, general manager of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, “Effects-based Operations Support”; General Dynamics, $57,690.

TAJ O. MOHIELDIN, professor of engineering technology; JOSEPH LAPLACA, manufacturing consultant, Technology Applications Center; ANTHONY W. DEAN, visiting assistant professor of engineering technology; and ISAAC L. FLORY IV, assistant professor of engineering technology, “Virginia Energy and Environmental Network - Industrial Technologies, Industry of the Future”; Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, $97,479.

BRETT A. NEWMAN, associate professor of aerospace engineering, “Energy State Management in an SAS Environment”; Athena Technology Inc., $36,260.

GAYLE MCCOMBS, assistant professor of dental hygiene, “Incidence of Uterine Bleeding and Spotting in Users of Norplant or Dep-Provera”; Eastern Virginia Medical School, $9,826.

RICK MCKENZIE, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, “Quantifying Success of Prostate Surgery: Tissue Volume Correlation, Error Analysis and Statistical Inferences”; Foundation for Specialized Surgery, $24,502.

MIKEL D. PETTY, chief scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, and ROLAND R. MIELKE, professor of electrical and computer engineering, “Joint Simulation System Operational Evaluation Support”; Commander Operation Test and Evaluation Force, $293,702

GHAITH RABADI, assistant professor of engineering management, “Operation and Support Cost Assessment Research Based on an Architectural Simulation Model for Future Launch Systems”; NASA Langley Research Center, $34,568.

MARY L. SANDY, director of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, “Undergraduate Student Research Program”; Los Alamos National Laboratories, $8,000. Also, “University Student Research Program”; Jet Propulsion Laboratory, $5,800. Also, “NASA - Undergraduate Research Program”; NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, $23,200.

DANA K. SAVIDGE and JAY A. AUSTIN, research assistant professors, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “Collaborative Research: CrossShelf Transport and Along-Shelf Exchange Processes in Regions of Multiple Mesoscale Fronts”; National Science Foundation, $367,804.

GARY C. SCHAFRAN, professor of civil and environmental engineering, “NR Pilot Study”’ McKim & Creed, $16,075.

KARL H. SCHOENBACH, eminent scholar of electrical and computer engineering, “Design, Construction and Testing of a 1us, 35kV, 35 (Omega) Pulse Generator”; Stevens Institute of Technology, $12,352.

RUTH B. SMITH, executive director of the Research Foundation, “IPA - Donald Gelosh”; U.S. Joint Forces Command, $318,119.

DANIEL E. SONENSHINE, professor emeritus of biological sciences, “Endocrinology of Tick Reproduction: A New Perspective”; North Carolina State University, $53,349.

SURENDRA TIWARI, eminent scholar of mechanical engineering, “Support for NASA Langley’s Education Programs”; Vigyan Inc., $213,397.

ANDREAS TOLK, senior research scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, “Extensible Modeling and Simulation Framework Distributed Common Experimentation Environment Viewer”; General Dynamics, $75,122. Also, “Applying the Extensible Modeling and Simulation Framework for Command and Control 2003”; General Dynamics, $49,936.

STEPHEN W. TONELSON, professor of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education; ROBERT A. GABLE, eminent scholar of ECSLPSE; CHERYL S. BAKER, lecturer of ECSLPSE; and JANE HAGER, associate dean of the Darden College of Education, “The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program: A Distance Learning Approach”; Virginia Department of Education, $650,000.

JOHN J. TWEED, professor of mathematics and statistics, “A Mathematical Model and Computational Procedure of the Transport of High Charge and Energy Ions”; NASA Langley Research Center, $512,003.

SILVANA M. WATSON, assistant professor, and EILEEN P. ABRAHAMSEN, associate professor, early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education, “Culturally Responsive Reading Instruction for Urban Minority Students with Disabilities”; University of South Florida, $10,000.

XIUSHI YANG, associate professor of sociology and criminal justice, “Community-based Study of Mobility, Drug Use and AIDS”; U.S. Public Health Service, $230,404.

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