GrantsandContracts

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The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for January and February. 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.

SACHARIA ALBIN, professor of electrical and computer engineering, “Development of Bioelectric Field Imaging Instrumentation”; RPN Enterprises Inc., $107,293.

LARRY P. ATKINSON, Slover Professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Quality Assurance of Real-Time Data Workshop”; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $20,000.

IAN K. BARTOL, assistant professor of biological sciences, “Collaborative Research: Ontogenic Changes in Swimming Squid: An integrative Examination of Jet Structure and Muscle Mechanics”; National Science Foundation, $216,346.

JAMES P. BLISS, associate professor of psychology, “Experimental Evaluation of Performance Feedback Using the Dismounted Infantry Virtual After Action Review System”; Office of Naval Research, $578,668.

DANIEL M. DAUER, eminent scholar of biological sciences, “Quality and Living Resources of the Chesapeake,” “Benthic Biological Monitoring of the Lower Chesapeake Bay” and “Data Management and Data Analysis in Support of the Chesapeake Bay Program”; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $15,729, $192,282 and $119,671.

RITA D. DEBATE, associate professor of community and environmental health, “Girls on the Run Program Evaluation”; Girls on the Run International, $13,724.

AYODEJI O. DEMUREN, professor of mechanical engineering, “CAT Machine Dust Minimization Project”; Caterpillar Inc., $80,000.

FREDERICK C. DOBBS, associate professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Surrogate Species Screening DOE Ballast Water Treatment Technologies”; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, $51,368.

ISAAC L. FLORY IV and ANTHONY W. DEAN, assistant professors of engineering technology, “Virginia Energy and Environmental Network Continuation”; Vir-ginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, $20,000.

BARBARA Y. HARGRAVE, associate professor of biological sciences, “Development of a Mouse Model to Investigate Gender Differences in Drug-induced Cardiovascular Disease”; Jeffress Research Grants Program, $9,920.

EILEEN E. HOFMANN, professor, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “PARADIGM: The Partnership for Advancing Interdisciplinary Global Modeling”; University of Rhode Island, $49,655. Also, with JOHN M KLINCK, professor, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms”; State University of New Jersey, $41,542, and “Genomic Approaches to Understanding Genetic and Physiological Causes of Variation in Survival, Dispersal and Recruitment of Larval Marine Organisms”; University of Southern California, $36,044.

CYNTHIA M. JONES, professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, and ROBERT F. DIAS, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, “How Seagrass Beds Support Healthy Fish Growth – Final Year”; Virginia Marine Resources Commission, $70,169.

JOHN M KLINCK, professor, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, “ODU Interactive Interface/CCPO”; ODU, $106,000. Also, with RICHARD V. GREGORY, dean of the College of Sciences, “Coastal Environmental Science and Computational Modeling”; ODU, $150,000.

DREW LANDMAN, associate professor of aerospace engineering, “Wind Tunnel Use”; NASA Langley Research Center, $1.25 million

PHILIP J. LANGLAIS, associate vice president for graduate studies, “Graduate Education for the Responsi-ble Conduct of Research”; Council of Graduate Schools, $15,000.

WILLIAM M. LEAVITT, associate professor of urban studies and public administration, “City of Portsmouth Weed and Seed Project”; city of Portsmouth, $26,731.

IRWIN B. LEVINSTEIN, assistant professor of computer science, “Subcontract with Northern Illinois University for Institute of Education Sciences for the Design and Development of an Online Reading Strategy Assessment Tool”; Northern Illinois University, $484,745. Also, “Subcontract: University of memphis for Institute of Education Science”; University of Memphis, $313,406.

R. BOWEN LOFTIN, director of the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, “Joint Warfighting Center Demonstration at I/ITSEC 2004”; Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center (Philadelphia), $20,713. Also, “IPA - Guy Cofield”; Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force, $113,453. Also, “J28 - Engineering and Technical Services”; NFISC (Philadelphia), $69,034. Also, “IPA - Glen Williams”; U.S. Joint Forces Command, $172,720.

LI-SHI LUO, associate professor of mathematics and statistics, “Hypersonic Transition and Turbulence with Non-equilibrium Thermo-chemistry”; Texas Engineering Experiment Station, $77,489.

KURT J. MALY, eminent scholar of computer science, “WEBSIM: General Dynamics Internal Research and Development Task”; General Dynamics, $9,103.

HAROLD G. MARSHALL, Morgan Professor Emeritus of biological sciences, “Phytoplankton Moni-toring Component of the Chesapeake Bay Program”; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $110,754.

TERRI M. MATHEWS, assistant dean for undergraduate initiatives, “It Takes a Campus”; Virginia Department of Education, $90,000. Co-authors are RENEE OLANDER, director of teacher preparation for interdisciplinary studies, and LEIGH L. BUTLER, director of teacher education services.

MICHAEL E. MELO, acting director, Military Career Transition Program, “Troops to Teachers”; Vir-ginia Department of Education, $49,707 and $178,800.

NORA NOFFKE, assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, “Microbially Induced Sedimentary Structures in the Pongola and Witwaters-rand Supergroups, South Africa”; National Science Foundation, $37,702.

RICHARD L. NUCCITELLI, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, “IPA for Dr. Nuccitelli”; Naval Health Research DDEB Lab, $10,000.

JOHN A. NUNNERY, assistant professor of educational leadership and counseling, “Center for Research in Educational Policy”; University of Memphis, $21,097.

BRIAN PAYNE, professor of sociology and criminal justice, “Virginia Institute of Social Services Training Activities – Developing a Curriculum for Training Social Services Workers About Family Violence”; Virginia Commonwealth University, $67,500. Co-PIs are: STACEY B. PLICHTA, associate professor of community and environmental health; DIANNE C. CARMODY, associate professor of sociology and criminal justice; TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, associate director, Social Science Research Center; MELVINA T. SUMTER, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice; and DOHEE KIM-APPEL, former adjunct associate professor, and JONATHAN K. APPEL, assistant professor, educational leadership and counseling.

JENNIFER RADKIEWICZ, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, “Examination of Mechanisms of the Schmidt and Modified-Schmidt Reactions”; American Chemical Society, $80,000.

BILLIE M. REED, executive director, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, “Microcosm Technical Services – Task 2”; Microcosm Inc., $47,000. Also, with WAYNE WOODHAMS, executive director, VCSFA, “Launch Planning”; Lockheed Martin, $50,000.

MARY L. SANDY, director of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, “Support of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program”; NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, $30,670.

KARL H. SCHOENBACH, eminent scholar of electrical and computer engineering, “IPA for Dr. Schoenbach”; Naval Health Research DDEB Lab, $10,000.

ELIZABETH A. SMITH, research assistant professor, “Blue Crab Bowl 2005 – The Virginia Regional Competition of the National Ocean Science Bowl”; Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education, $7,500.

STEPHEN W. TONELSON, professor of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education, “Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching Program”; Virginia Department of Education, $70,000. Co-authors are ROBERT A. GABLE, eminent scholar of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education; JANE HAGER, professor of educational curriculum and instruction; and CHERYL S. BAKER, lecturer of early childhood, speech-language pathology and special education.

LINDA L. VAHALA, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, “Quantum Lattice Algorithms for 2D and 3D Magnetohydrodynamics”; Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $30,000.

TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, associate director, and co-PIs JEFFREY Y. HARLOW, former director, and MARGARET CAMARENA, director, Social Science Research Center, “TCC Advanced Technology Center”; Tidewater Community College, $9,974. Also, with co-PIs BRIAN PAYNE, professor, and DIANNE C. CARMODY, associate professor, sociology and criminal justice, “Virginia Institute of Social Services Training Activities – Developing a Curriculum for Training Social Services Workers About Family Violence”; Virginia Commonwealth University, $11,251.

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