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GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR November and December 2009

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR November and December 2009

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for November and December 2009. 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.

LARRY ATKINSON, Slover Professor of Oceanography, "Phased Deployment and Operation of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Coastal Observing System"; State University of New Jersey, $99,000.

HELMUT BAUMGART, professor of electrical and computer engineering, "Development and Characterization of Thin Film SRF Surfaces for Accelerator Cavities - ODU"; Jefferson Lab, $76,000.

CRAIG BAYSE, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, "Luminescence, Catalysis and Sensor Behavior"; William and Mary Greve Foundation, $29,788.

RAO CHAGANTY, professor of mathematics and statistics, "Chesapeake Bay Project: Monitoring Data Management"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $13,250.

JEAN DELAYEN, professor of physics, "Personal Services of Jean Delayen"; Jefferson Lab, $22,417.

HANI ELSAYED-ALI, professor of electrical and computer engineering, "High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy of Carbon Nanotubes"; American GFM, $4,232.

BARRY EZELL, research associate professor, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Supplemental Travel Funds: Assessment of Various Approaches to Modeling Risks in 2010 Bioterrorism Assessment project RO806"; Battelle National Biodefense, $3,618.

ROBERT GABLE and STEPHEN TONELSON, professors of communication disorders and special education, "Training and Technical Assistance Center Continuation Proposal"; ODU, $436,990. Also, "TTAC/Effective Schoolwide Discipline"; ODU, $1,038,675 and $714,262.

HOLLY GAFF, assistant professor of community and environmental health, "Tick Field Study Year 2"; ODU, $25,000. Co-PIs are DANIEL SONENSHINE, professor emeritus, and WAYNE HYNES, professor, biological sciences.

ROLAND LAWRENCE, assistant professor of engineering technology, "Free Space Electromagnetic Measurements"; National Institute of Aerospace Associates, $4,791.

ROBERT LUCKING, professor of teaching and learning, "Mentoring and Clinical Faculty Training IV"; Virginia Department of Education, $34,717. Co-PIs are LEIGH BUTLER, director of teacher education services, and STEPHEN TONELSON, professor of communication disorders and special education.

GON NAMKOONG, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, "Green LEDS on Non-Polar ZNO"; Cermet Inc., $35,000. Also, "2009-10 ODU Office of Research Multidisciplinary Seed Funding"; ODU, $90,999. Co-PIs are HELMUT BAUMGART and HANI ELSAYED-ALI, professors of ECE, and KEEJOO LEE, assistant professor of aerospace engineering.

SHIZHI QIAN, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, "A Learning Community for Engineers and Biologists at the Bio-Micro/Nano Interface"; National Science Foundation, $175,000. Co-PIs are ALI BESKOK, professor of aerospace engineering; DAVID GAUTHIER, assistant professor of biological sciences; and ZHILI HAO, assistant professor of mechanical engineering.

GHAITH RABADI, associate professor of engineering management, "Database Development for Stihl's Guide Bar Facility"; Stihl Inc., $6,900.

BILLIE REED, executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, VCSI Casas Bridge Funding"; Von Braun for Science & Innovation Inc., $30,346.

MIKE ROBINSON, senior project scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Transportation Alternatives Modeling"; ODU, $147,679. Co-PIs are PETER FOYTIK, senior project scientist, VMASC; MECIT CETIN, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering; and ASAD KHATTAK, professor of CEE.

PETER SEDWICK, associate professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "U.S. Geotraces North Atlantic Section: Dissolved Iron and Iron (II)"; National Science Foundation, $350,000.

JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, interim executive director, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Renewal of IPA for Erik Syvrud"; Army Research Office, $412,115. Also, "Modeling and Simulation Standards Study"; Naval Air Systems Command, $640,000. Co-PIs are SAIKOU DIALLO, senior project scientist, VMASC; ANDREAS TOLK, associate professor of engineering management; SOLOMON SHERFEY, senior project scientist, VMASC; and ANDREW COLLINS, research assistant professor, VMASC. Also, "Systems Dynamics Course for NATO"; NATO, $6,000. Co-PI is CATHERINE BANKS, research assistant professor, VMASC.

ARON STUBBINS, assistant research professor of chemistry and biochemistry, "Small Business Innovation Research Phase II: Novel Low Cost, High Efficiency Algal Biomass Harvest and Dewatering Technology for Biodiesel Production"; Acent Laboratories, $153,682. Co-PIs are HAROLD MARSHALL, Morgan Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences; GARY SCHAFRAN, professor of civil and environmental engineering; PATRICK HATCHER, Batten Endowed Chair in Physical Sciences; and ANDREW GORDON, professor of biological sciences.

JOHN TWEED, professor of mathematics and statistics, "Graduate Research Assistant Supplement to NASA Project NNL06AA14A"; NASA Langley Research Center, $56,430.

LINDA VAHALA, associate dean, Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology, "Mesoscopic Detailed Balance Algorithms for Quantum and Classical Turbulence"; College of William and Mary, $20,939.

STEVEN WALK, assistant professor of engineering technology, "First Order Parametric Study of Novel Permanent Magnet Machine"; Ryan Jones & Associates, $15,837.

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