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Grants & Contracts for March 2010

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

HELMUT BAUMGART, professor of electrical and computer engineering, "Multilayer ALD Films for SRF Cavities"; Black Laboratories, LLC, $31,211.

STEPHEN BUELTMANN, assistant professor, and SEBASTIAN KUHN, professor and eminent scholar, "Collaborative Research: MRI-Consortium for the Development and Construction of a Longitudinally Polarized Proton and Deuteron Target for CLAS12 at Jefferson Lab"; National Science Foundation, $420,723.

ROLAND COOPER, associate professor of biological sciences, "Dual Function Acridones as a New Antimalarial Chemotype"; Portland State University, $18,750.

PHYLLIS EATON, senior lecturer, and JANET AZAR, adjunct instructor, nursing, "Preventing Unintentional Injuries - Bicycle Safety"; Virginia Department of Health, $998.

HANI ELSAYED-ALI, professor and eminent scholar of electrical and computer engineering, "Continuation of Jefferson Lab Polarimeter Upgrade"; Jefferson Lab, $61,097.

JENNIFER FOSS, director of student health services, "Old Dominion University Student Health Services Chlamydia Project"; National Chlamydia Coalition, $9,633.

WALTON HOOKS, physics operations manager, "Southeastern Universities Research Association - Jefferson Lab Support"; Jefferson Lab, $32,078.

WAYNE HYNES, professor of biological sciences, "IPA for Alan Savitzky - Extension"; National Science Foundation, $78,388.

JENNIFER KIDD, lecturer of teaching and learning, "Collaborative Research: Production and Assessment of Student-Authored Wiki Textbooks"; National Science Foundation, $58,650.

JIANG LI, assistant professor, and FREDERIC MCKENZIE, associate professor, electrical and computer engineering, "Cognitive Modeling for Closed-Loop Task Mitigation"; Intelligent Automation Inc., $79,986.

KURT MALY, professor and eminent scholar of computer science, "Eagle and Maintenance Management Information System Integration and Engineering"; Raytheon Aircraft Co., $30,000.

JOHN MCCONAUGHA, associate professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, and LISA HORTH, assistant professor of biological sciences, "New Reproduction Norm for the Blue Crab: Male and Female Contributions"; Virginia Institute of Marine Science, $84,514.

MARGARET MULHOLLAND, associate professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Bioavailability of Effluent Organic Nitrogen in Virginia Coastal Waters"; Virginia Institute of Marine Science, $25,473.

JOHN NUNNERY, associate professor, and CHERNG-JYH YEN, assistant professor, educational foundations and leadership, "An Exploratory Examination of the Relationship Between National Institute for School Leadership Program Completion Status and Student Achievement in Pennsylvania Schools"; National Institute for School Leadership, $18,091.

JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, executive director, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Additional Funding for J7/Joint War Fighting Center Support"; Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center, $25,000.

RICHARD ZIMMERMAN, professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Remote Assessment of St. Joseph's Bay Seagrass Abundance Bathymetry and Prop Scarring from Quickbird Imagery"; Florida Environmental Research Institute, $55,000. Co-PI is VICTORIA HILL, assistant professor of OEAS. Also, with Hill and CHARLES SUKENIK, associate professor of physics, two awards: "Expanded Statement of Work for Calipso-Roses Project"; Science Applications International Corp., $34,000; and "Second Year of Funding: Calipso/Roses"; Science Systems & Applications Inc., $88,000.

This article was posted on: May 3, 2010

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