GrantsandContracts

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The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for November and December. 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.

MARK J. BUTLER, professor of biological sciences, “Meta-Data Management and Retrospective Analysis of Spiny Lobster Recruitment”; Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, $21,644.

FRANK P. DAY, professor of biological sciences, “Long-term Ecological Research on Disturbance, Succession and Ecosystem State Change at the Virginia Coast Reserve: LTER IV – Subcontract: Vegetation Monitoring on the Hog Island Chronosequence”; University of Virginia, $10,000.

ROBERT A. GABLE, eminent scholar of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education, “Coordinate and Process Professional Development Activities for the Virginia Department of Education Autism Team Members”; Old Dominion University, $80,000. Also, with STEPHEN W. TONELSON, professor of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education, “Virginia’s Schoolwide Effective Discipline Project – Changing Perspectives on School Discipline”; Virginia Department of Education, $318,708.

ANDREW S. GORDON, professor of biological sciences, “The Detection and Study of Harmful Algae”; Virginia Department of Health, $10,600.

MOOL C. GUPTA, director of the Applied Research Center, “Development of Dripless Spinneret for Melt Spun Fibers”; Invista, $20,000.

EILEEN E. HOFMANN and JOHN M KLINCK, professors, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “Feeding, Growth and Survival of Hard Clam (Mercenaria Mercenaria) Larvae: A Combined Experimental and Modeling Study”; New York Sea Grant, $30,463.

WAYNE L. HYNES, associate professor of biological sciences, and FREDERICK C. DOBBS, associate professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Antibiotic Resistance, Plasmids and the Potential for Horizontal Gene Transfer in Vibrio Cholerae Found in Ships’ Ballast Tanks”; National Sea Grant College Program, $77,965 and $37,217.

CYNTHIA M. JONES and CHESTER E. GROSCH, professors of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “The Impact of Correlated Recruitments in Multispecies Models”; University of Maryland, $28,867.

R. BOWEN LOFTIN, director of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, “JI and I Support – Research and Development”; Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center (Philadelphia), $507,609. Also, with STEPHEN A. ZAHORIAN, professor of electrical and computer engineering, “JT90 Support”; Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center (Philadelphia), $240, 472.

ROBERT A. LUCKING, professor of educational curriculum and instruction; STEPHEN W. TONELSON, professor of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education; and LEIGH L. BUTLER, director of teacher education services, “Instructional Coaching Project for Clinical Faculty II”; Virginia Department of Education, $115,847.

LI-SHI LUO, associate professor of mathematics and statistics, “Unified Computational Modeling of Mixed Continuum-Rarefied Flows”; National Institute of Aerospace, $444,660.

KURT J. MALY, eminent scholar of computer science, “Fault Tolerant Architecture and Data Mining”; Outsite Networks, $12,090.

HAROLD G. MARSHALL, professor emeritus, and ANDREW S. GORDON, professor, biological sciences, “The Detection and Study of Harmful Algae”; Virginia Department of Health, $28,975.

ROLAND R. MIELKE, professor of electrical and computer engineering, “Joint National Training Capability – Advanced Training Technology Support”; Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center (Philadelphia), $305,841.

AHMED K. NOOR, eminent scholar of aerospace engineering, “Advances in Learning Technologies”; NASA Langley Research Center, $20,000.

GEORGE F. OERTEL, professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences “The Effect of Hydro-Hypsography on Morphodynamics and Hydrodynamics in Coastal Lagoons”; University of Virginia, $10,000.

WILLIAM A. OWINGS JR., associate professor of educational leadership and counseling, “Troops to Teachers Evaluation”; Virginia Department of Education, $215,230.

BRYAN E. PORTER, associate professor of psychology, ““Boost’em in the Back Seat: A Safe Ride Program”; Eastern Virginia Medical School, $7,500.

JENNIFER RADKIEWICZ, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, “Investigation of 2-Aminoethoxydiphenylborate and Analogues as Store-operated Calcium Entry Channel Inhibitors”; Jeffress Research Grants Program, $10,000.

WINSTON ROBERTS, professor of physics, “IPA for Department of Energy – Winston Roberts”; U.S. Department of Energy, $89,198.

MARY L. SANDY, director of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, “Virginia Space Grant/ State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Scholarships”; SCHEV, $170,000. Also, “Summer 2004 Undergraduate Student Researchers Program”; University of Alabama, $23,200.

RUTH B. SMITH, executive director of the Research Foundation, “IPA – Stanley Stefansky”; U.S. Joint Forces Command, 267,456. Also, “IPA – David Erickson” and “IPA – William Wolters”; Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force, $239,400 and $264,536.

DANIEL E. SONENSHINE, professor emeritus of biological sciences, “Tropical Subtropical Agricultural Research – Caribbean”; University of Florida, $31,975.

RESIT UNAL, professor of engineering management, “Assessing Cost Uncertainty for Launch Vehicle Operations Analysis”; NASA Langley Research Center, $10,000.

TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, acting director, Social Science Research Center, “Inland Transportation Carrier Survey”; Hampton Roads Maritime Association, $4,742.

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