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Grants & Contracts for April 2010

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

KAREN CRUM and STEVE MYRAN, assistant professors of educational foundations and leadership, "The Generational Educators Network Futures Program (GEN "F")"; U.S. Department of Education, $146,976.

DANIEL DAUER, professor and eminent scholar of biological sciences, "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring: Benthic Monitoring"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $85,062.

AYODEJI DEMUREN, professor of mechanical engineering, "Insulin Occlusion Study"; Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, $10,000.

JOHN DONAT, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, "DEQ: Water Quality Monitoring Component - Data Collection"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $263,737.

LAWRENCE DOTOLO, executive director, Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education, "SCHEV College Access Grant"; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, $99,000.

LAUREL GARZON, associate professor of nursing, "Health Resources and Services Administration Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship"; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, $4,184.

ADRIAN GHEORGHE, professor of engineering management, "Aviation Safety Data Generation and Analysis Using Serious Gaming Methods"; National Institute of Aerospace Associates, $51,580.

WALTON HOOKS, physics operations manager, "Southeastern Universities Research Association - Jefferson Lab Support"; Jefferson Lab, $1,860.

YUPING LIU, associate professor of marketing, "Understanding the Viral Diffusion of Brand Messages Online"; Empower Media, $5,000.

GAYLE MCCOMBS, associate professor of dental hygiene, "A Study to Evaluate the Plaque Reduction of a Power Brush Compared to an ADA Reference Manual Toothbrush Using DPIA"; Procter & Gamble, $50,193.

JOHN NUNNERY, associate professor, and CHERNG-JYH YEN, assistant professor, educational foundations and leadership, "An Examination of the Impact of the National Institute for School Leadership's Executive Development Program on Student Achievement in Massachusetts"; National Institute for School Leadership, $29,000.

MALCOLM SCULLY, assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Career: Physical Modulation of Dissolved Oxygen in Chesapeake Bay"; National Science Foundation, $321,879.

ROBERT TULEYA, adjunct professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Hurricane Model Transitions to Operations at NCEP/EMC"; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $100,540.

MOHAMMAD ZUBAIR, professor of computer science, "Chesapeake Bay Project: Zubair Staff Time"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $13,650.

This article was posted on: June 2, 2010

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