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Grants & Contracts for February 2010

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for February 2010. 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.

TIMOTHY BOSTIC, lecturer of English, "The Academy of Music: Parkview Strings Program Evaluation"; The Academy of Music, $15,561. Co-PIs are JOHN NUNNERY, associate professor of educational foundations and leadership, and CHRISTINE WARD, research scientist, Program for Research and Evaluation in Public Schools.

DANA BURNETT, professor of educational foundations and leadership, "Supplement for Hampton Schools Gear Up Program"; Hampton Public Schools, $30,000.

DANIEL DAUER, professor of biological sciences, "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring: Dauer Staff Time" and "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring: Data Analysis Time"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $40,430 and $8,849.

SHARON DAVIS, senior lecturer, and TIFFANY MACHADO, lecturer, STEM education and professional studies, "Cotton - Naturally"; Cotton Inc., $32,317.

BARRY EZELL, research associate professor, ANDREW COLLINS, research assistant professor, and JOSHUA BEHR, research associate professor, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Assessment of Various Approaches to Modeling Risks in the 2010 Battlespace Terrain and Reasoning Awareness - Project R0806"; Battelle National Biodefense, $80,000.

ROBERT GABLE, professor and eminent scholar of communication disorders and special education, "A Comparative Analysis of Services for Students with Emotional Disturbance"; Virginia Department of Education, $96,195.

WALTON HOOKS, physics operations manager, "Southeastern Universities Research Association - Jefferson Lab Support"; Jefferson Lab, $292,858.

GENE HOU, professor of mechanical engineering, "The Study of Image Enhancement, Stabilization and Threat Identification and the Slamming Phenomena for the Purpose of Improving Combatant Craft Operational Capabilities"; Lockheed Martin, $50,000.

PETROS KATSIOLOUDIS, assistant professor of STEM education and professional studies, "Visualization of Port Logistics: VisPort; Phase II: Evaluation and Dissemination"; Opportunity Inc., $22,000. Co-PIs are: GINGER WATSON, associate professor of STEM education and professional studies; YIANNIS PAPELIS, research associate professor, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; PHILIP REED, associate professor of STEM education and professional studies; and SARA RUSSELL, instructor of MIS/decision sciences.

RAFAEL LANDAETA, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, "Development of a Customized Project Managers' Development Program for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Norfolk District"; Army Corps of Engineers - Norfolk District, $60,885. Co-PIs from engineering management and systems engineering are: GHAITH RABADI, associate professor; SHANNON BOWLING, assistant professor; PILAR PAZOS, assistant professor; CHARLES DANIELS, lecturer; and VICKIE PARSONS, lecturer.

KURT MALY, professor and eminent scholar of computer science, "Eagle and Maintenance Management Information System Integration and Engineering"; Raytheon Aircraft Co., $62,055. Also, "NPAS Design and Development - Extension"; Welligent Inc., $25,000.

MICHAEL MCSHANE, assistant professor of finance, "Multidisciplinary Investigation of Emerging and Complex Risks: Developing Integrated Risk Management Expertise"; ODU, $22,000. Co-PIs are RANI KADY, assistant professor, and ADRIAN GHEORGHE, professor, engineering management and systems engineering.

JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, executive director, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Continuation of: Support to the Joint Transformation Command - Intelligence, Norfolk, Va., Integration Division"; General Dynamics, $112,543.

STEPHEN TONELSON, professor, and CHERYL BAKER, senior lecturer, communication disorders and special education, "Continuation of Visual Impairment Consortium"; George Mason University, $20,996.

This article was posted on: March 31, 2010

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